Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
International Chess Federation ties up with HDBank for 10 years

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 2 December 2021 - Within the framework of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc's visit to the Russian Federation, Ho Chi Minh City Development JSC Bank (HDBank) signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Vietnam Chess Federation (VCF) in Moscow on December 1, 2021, for organising international chess tournaments in the next 10 years.


FIDE will include the annual HDBank International Chess Tournament held in Vietnam in its list of official tournaments and help improve its field.


The VCF will organise the tournament, improve the skills of Vietnamese team and players and get players from all over the world.


As part of the tournament, the parties also agreed to organise workshops for referees, coaches, and organisers and chess classes for teenagers and younger children by grandmasters.


They will undertake a programme called 'Chess in schools' and organise events in 2022, a year that has been designated by FIDE as The Year of Women in Chess.


Cooperation between the three parties is of great significance in improving the skills of Vietnamese players, referees and organisers to help chess in the country grow stronger and become more professional.


Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, permanent vice chairwoman of HDBank, said: 'Chess, with its special language of intelligence, has been a bridge to help people get closer together and blur borders between countries, religions, languages, and cultures.


'That is why HDBank has chosen to embrace it for nearly a decade as part of our sustainable development programme.'


With the signing of the memorandum of understanding, HDBank will continue to foster chess and collaborate with the VCF as it has done for more than a decade since 2011.


The HDBank International Chess Tournament is held in March every year since 2011 and has become a unique sporting event. The tournament has twice welcomed the FIDE President: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in 2018 and Arkady Dvorkovich in 2019.


In 2020 and 2021 the tournament was not held due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Over its nine years the HDBank International Chess Tournament attracted players from 42 countries and five continents.


Their numbers kept increasing every year as did the field and organisation.


With an average elo rating of 2370 - 2400, experts consider the HDBank International Chess Tournament the most elite in Asia.


#HDBank

HDBank

Posted by : Media Outreach, Jenny
Viewed 0 times
PR Category : Others
Posted on : Friday, December 3, 2021  11:00:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Media OutReach

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
First Technology Event in 2022 in Dubai Opens with a Resounding Success [11927-Views]
Shenzhen Brand Products Exhibition Come to Dubai Physically on January 2022 [8565-Views]
Mysterious Ancient Tombs Reveal 4,500-Year-Old Highway Network in North-West Arabia [5810-Views]
Are You Ready for Valentine's Day? - Omega Says 'Show Me Love' [5273-Views]
Symbols and Colours by Pandora: Little Symbols of Big Dreams [4276-Views]
Sony Middle East & Africa Broadens Availability of 360 Spatial Sound Experience with Upgra... [4129-Views]
Oris Big Crown X Cervo Volante [3940-Views]
RAKEZ Facilitates Bank Account Opening for Clients through RAKBANK's Quick Apply Digital K... [3784-Views]
LG's Newest Innovations Earn Wide Range of Honors at Ces 2022 [3743-Views]
Ajman University Set to Host the "Year of the Fiftieth" Commencement Ceremony [3616-Views]
The First-Ever Chupa Chups Room in the World Launches in Dubai, UAE [3309-Views]
Maserati: Back to Racing. The First Italian Brand to Compete in the ABB FIA Formula E Wor... [3259-Views]
Loeb Closes the Gap Again to Turn Up Dakar Pressure [3247-Views]
The Best Clean Beauty Brands at THAT Concept Store [3186-Views]
Samsung Launches Galaxy S21 FE 5G - The Ultimate Smartphone Designed for Fans in the UAE [3165-Views]
BRX Trio Stage Top Ten Show As Dakar Heads for Finish [3141-Views]
Kuwaiti Photographer Displays Wildlife Photos at Expo 2020 Dubai [3038-Views]
Region's First World of Coffee Opens at Expo 2020 Dubai [3038-Views]
Discover The Infectious Waste Disposal Solution at Arab Health [3018-Views]
Zoho's Dubai Headquarters To Operate On New Working Week [2940-Views]
United Arab Bank Implements Complete Data Protection for Data Backup, Replication, and Dis... [2755-Views]
The Republic of Paraguay's Diversity in Focus as a Tourist Destination at Expo 2020 [2731-Views]
Arabian Automobiles Wins Two Major Awards: Agency Workshop of the Year, Agency Bodyshop of... [2718-Views]
LG Levels Up the Laundry Experience With the Latest in Washing and Drying Solutions [2632-Views]
Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Emirates Philatelic Association. UAE to host fi... [2599-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories