Exciting Competitions in the Online Chess Tournament
Five days of thrill and excitement spent by the students in the Online Chess Tournament organized by the Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Ain and Abu Dhabi campuses. Students from different colleges participated in the tournament while one student from the College of Pharmacy won.
The tournament was held virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. “The competition was full of suspense, and the aim of it was to entertain students and invite them to engage in mental sporting activities in the current situation”, Trainer Odai Owaidat commented.
It is noteworthy that the history of chess dates back more than 1,500 years, Also, the reports shows that the chess game has been popular and has become one of the favorite games to pass the time in periods of global shutdown due to the Covid-19 crisis.