Saudi Arabia Hosts World Chess Games

Posted on:27 Dec 2017 13:07:37
Saudi Arabia Hosts World Chess Games
27 December 2017 Current Affairs: Saudi Arabia is hosting a world chess tournament for the first time, nearly two years after the country’s top cleric issued a religious edict against playing the board game.

The tournament has been named as the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships.

The world’s top three chess players from Norway, Armenia and Azerbaijan are participating in the tournament.

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