Sharjah 2023 with world class players

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5/17/2023 – The tournament starts today, in the world's biggest chess club. The 6th Sharjah Masters 2023 is taking place from May 17th (first round) to 26th (departure). Participating are around 100 grandmaster, among them at least 30 of the world's top 100 players, making this the strongest open in history. There are a lot of young talents, players in their late teens and early twenties, with ratings around 2700. It's going to be exciting to watch.

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6th Sharjah Masters International – 2023

Under the Patronage of
H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah

Sharjah is the third-most populous city in the United Arab Emirates

Located in this city is the world's biggest chess club, which covers an area of 34,000 square feet and has a main hall, which can accommodate up to 500 players (click to enlarge).

This year the Sharjah Masters is set to become the strongest open in history, with at least 30 of the top 100 players, and close to 100 grandmasters. Here are some of the young talents participating, with their world rankings:

And the top women players who will be part of the action:

Link: Official web site of the Sharjah Masters

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