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Sharjah Chess Masters 2022

The 5th edition of the Sharjah Chess Masters international tournament will be held from 20th-30th May in Sharjah Cultural & Chess Club.

The event will be held as an Invitational Tournament, with (maximum) 80 players of FIDE standard rating of 2300 and above, as of May 2022 FIDE rating list.  Out of these 80 players, the 60 were selected by the middle of April 2022 and the rest 20 were given Wild Card participation permission. Follow the games LIVE

The selected 80 players will compete in a 9 round swiss system tournament, with time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment. The prize pool will be 55.000$, with 10.000$ reserved for the 5th Sharja Masters Winner.

Two weeks before the start of the event, the battlefield of 79 confirmed players includes 57 grandmasters and the top seeds are: Vladimir Fedoseev, Gabriel Sargissian, Saleh Salem, Arjun Erigaisi, Alexey Sarana.

5th Sharja Masters – Starting rank list:

No. NameFEDRtg
1GMFedoseev Vladimir FID2701
2GMSargissian Gabriel ARM2694
3GMSalem A.R. Saleh UAE2690
4GMErigaisi Arjun IND2675
5GMSarana Alexey FID2675
6GMDeac Bogdan-Daniel ROU2671
7GMNarayanan.S.L  IND2662
8GMAbdusattorov Nodirbek UZB2661
9GMGukesh D IND2659
10GMNiemann Hans Moke USA2656
11GMMartirosyan Haik M. ARM2652
12GMMoussard Jules FRA2651
13GMTabatabaei M. Amin IRI2650
14GMNihal Sarin IND2646
15GMSargsyan Shant ARM2641
16GMTer-Sahakyan Samvel ARM2640
17GMPetrosyan Manuel ARM2638
18GMAbasov Nijat AZE2635
19GMIdani Pouya IRI2635
20GMChigaev Maksim RUS2631
21GMYilmaz Mustafa TUR2631
22GMYakubboev Nodirbek UZB2630
23GMJumabayev Rinat KAZ2628
24GMPonkratov Pavel RUS2624
25GMIvic Velimir SRB2623
26GMIndjic Aleksandar SRB2621
27GMSadhwani Raunak IND2619
28GMAdhiban B. IND2616
29GMGanguly Surya Shekhar IND2616
30GMHakobyan Aram ARM2615
31GMMastrovasilis Dimitrios GRE2613
32GMSethuraman S.P. IND2613
33GMAryan Chopra IND2609
34GMSindarov Javokhir UZB2609
35GMPuranik Abhimanyu IND2608
36GMHovhannisyan Robert ARM2607
37GMAravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND2606
38GMGupta Abhijeet IND2606
39GMIskandarov Misratdin AZE2601
40GMCan Emre TUR2599
41GMYuffa Daniil ESP2597
42GMAdly Ahmed EGY2596
43GMMchedlishvili Mikheil GEO2595
44GMAzarov Sergei BLR2588
45GMKuybokarov Temur AUS2582
46GMMoroni Luca Jr ITA2581
47GMKadric Denis BIH2576
48GMSanal Vahap TUR2575
49GMVan Foreest Lucas NED2572
50GMMastrovasilis Athanasios GRE2540
51IMMuradli Mahammad AZE2539
52GMSuleymanli Aydin AZE2537
53GMVokhidov Shamsiddin UZB2536
54GMSankalp Gupta IND2505
55IMAditya Mittal IND2490
56IMDavtyan Artur ARM2488
57IMGharibyan Mamikon ARM2487
58IMOrtega Amarelle Mariano CPV2476
59GMGunina Valentina RUS2471
60GMNikolov Momchil BUL2454
61IMMammadzada Gunay AZE2454
62IMBadelka Olga RUS2453
63IMAssaubayeva Bibisara KAZ2439
64IMBaenziger Fabian SUI2430
65GMHaznedaroglu Kivanc TUR2425
66IMDimakiling Oliver PHI2420
67GMHesham Abdelrahman EGY2412
68FMMsellek Ilyass MAR2411
69WGMZawadzka Jolanta POL2409
70WIMKamalidenova Meruert KAZ2408
71GMErdogdu Mert TUR2407
72IMBuksa Nataliya UKR2406
73IMSaeed Ishaq UAE2397
74FMBegmuratov Alisher UZB2395
75WGMInjac Teodora SRB2384
76IMFarahat Ali USA2381
77IMAziz Husain QAT2379
78GMVogt Lothar GER2365
79FMAmmar Sedrani UAE2255
80IMAl Hosani Omran UAE2191

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Simultaneously with the Sharjah Chess Masters, the 2nd Sharja Challengers will take place in the same venue. The event will be of the invitational character, with a maximum of 40 players of FIDE standard rating list of 1600-2299, following the selection process of the Master’s tournament.

The 2nd Sharja Challengers will be played in 9 rounds swiss system, with the total prize fund of 5.000$. The time control will be: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment.

Starting rank list – 2nd Sharja Challengers:

No. NameFEDRtg
1FMSalih Akar Ali Salih IRQ2265
2FMKlaasen Calvin John RSA2245
3IMAhmad Al Khatib JOR2243
4IMSarwat Walaa EGY2237
5FMBrahami Lamine ALG2222
6IMElgabry Mohsen EGY2220
7FMStorey Charles H ENG2220
8FMAhmed Jaza Jamal IRQ2200
9WIMAsatryan Sona ARM2149
10CMDr. Murtaza Ali PAK2144
11 Elnemr Mohamed EGY2111
12CMGeorge Micheal Kevin EGY2110
13AGMVishal Choudary B IND2101
14 Elazazy Amro EGY2080
15CMKhalifah Khaled UAE2057
16IMSultan Ibrahim UAE2052
17WFMKoridze Lile GEO2037
18CMMohamed Saeed Laily UAE2030
19CMRowe Duane JAM2030
20CMGeorge Samir David EGY2027
21 Abdulrahman Mohammad Al Taher UAE2025
22 Al Mutairi Abdullah F KSA1990
23 Aborezika Mohamed LBA1965
24FMAl Maashani Amer OMA1951
25 Perera Derrick V. SRI1951
26 Ofowino Toritsemuwa NGR1936
27CMElnaami Hashem A.K. LBA1934
28FMAhmed Fareed UAE1922
29FMElmejbri Ali A. LBA1919
30 Sabirova Shakhnoza UZB1919
31WFMPires Luzia ANG1893
32 Raji Sayel Abu Azizah PLE1886
33 Ali Abdulaziz UAE1883
34WFMBoshra Alshaeby JOR1877
35 Alharthi Ahmed Mohammed A KSA1853
36 Eman Sawan PLE1842
37WFMAl Maamari Wafia Darwish UAE1833
38 Seder Mohamad PLE1823
39 Ahmad Al Romaithi UAE1786
40 Hamad Bader UAE1770
41WCMRouda Essa Alserkal UAE1760
42 Wael Sabry Mina EGY1695
43WFMRazan Alshaeby JOR1669
44 Botiraliev Abdumajid UZB1655
45 Abdulrahim Salem UAE1653
46 Al Ali Aisha Saif UAE1649
47WFMAl Kalbani Wadima UAE1612
48 Khalifa Essa Albalooshi UAE1595
49 Mariam Essa UAE1591
50 Elhusseiny Eyad EGY1549
51WFMAl Mansouri Moza UAE1538
52WCMBashaer Khalil UAE1526
53 Dehghan Ibrahim FID1451
54 Zayed Sultan Al Taher UAE1445
55 Yahya Shuaib Al Kaff UAE1277

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