Inter-University Chess Championship.
On Saturday the 13th of January, and under the auspices of the Sports Federation of Lebanese Universities, the athletics department of Haigazian University organized an inter-university chess championship.
37 students from 11 different universities participated in this championship.
After 6 rounds, prizes were offered by President Paul Haidostian and by 1st Judge Nasri Lahoud (President of FSUL) to the first three winners, in the presence of all the participants and their chess head coaches.
The results came as follows:
1st place: Bilal El Habash (BAU) 5.5/6
2nd place: Mahmoud Shamieh (Lebanese Uni.) 5.0/6
3rd place: Sayed Shamieh (Lebanese Uni.) 4.5/6
The tournament was refereed by the Lebanese international referee Mr. Charles Keily.
At the end of the tournament, the HU Sports Coordinator, Sahag Bidinian, thanked the participants and expressed hopes for further tournaments and more success and trophies.