On March the 6th 2005, Haigazian University organized its 3rdAnnual Inter-University Chess Tournament, starting 10:00 a.m. till late afternoon.
This activity has become an annual tradition for Haigazian University in hosting the tournament, and promoting the spirit of inter-university sports.
This year 8 universities participated: St. Joseph University, Haigazian University, American University of Beirut, Notre Dame University, Beirut Arab University, Lebanese University, The Military School, and the Lebanese International University with a total number of 29 students.
The tournament was based on the Swiss system, i.e. 6 rounds, the first 3 rounds were till noon, and the second 3 rounds followed after the lunch break.
At the time of closure, the President of Haigazian University, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian distributed trophies to the first 3 winners, and the results came as follows:
Ahmad Abou Nassif (American University of Beirut)
Jamal Shamieh (Military School)
Suzan Mouradian (American University of Beirut) (Haigazian University Alumnus)
Bilal Habash (Beirut Arab University)
Knarig Mouradian (Haigazian University)
Hammoudi Mourjan (Lebanese International University).