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Second Youth Chess Tournament
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23 June 2017

The warm summer evening of Friday, June 23 was memorable at HMEM Nubar Cairo. The Armenian Sports Club hosted Egyptian young visitors, their parents, teachers and management from Chess Your Child. The group, who had come at the cordial invitation of AVC-AGBU Chess Egypt and AGBU Cairo for the Second Youth Chess Tournament together.

“This is a continuation of the tradition we started back in March 2017” stated Mrs. Anna Dolabjian-Trayan AVC Ambassador in Egypt in her speech. “We are happy that it is taking place in the very special holy month of Ramadan”.

The event was marked with a Ramadan Iftar together, after which the friendly matches started carefully planned by Mr. Khachig Kassabian, AVC-AGBU and CYC Chess Teacher.

“There is no Winning in chess...” Mrs. Anna Dolabjian noted, “...and there is only Winning!” she added with a smile referring to the accepted worldwide positive educational and cognitive effect of chess for achieving success in life.

The five winners from both sides were given nice gifts of Chess Roll Up Boards while all participants received Certificates of Participation as a token of memory from the event.

“We thank our Armenian friends for the generous invitation and will look forward to more cooperation together” stated Mr. Ahmed El Gamal, CEO of Chess Your Child.

AVC-AGBU Chess Egypt and Chess Your Child are dedicated to continue their work on training and coaching of young starters and amateurs into future professional chess players.

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