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BRUNEI Darussalam were represented by Pg Kamarunsalehin Pg Kamis in the Open Category and Siti Nur Fatimah binti Hj Azahari in the Women Category at the Sharjah Capital of Islamic Culture Chess Championship in UAE which concluded on Nov 24. A total of 28 Islamic countries participated in the meet. Siti Nur Fatimah excelled with draws against Women FM Alattar Ghayda of Jordan and Niusha Afshar of Iran and beating Women FM Al Dhaffari Salma of UAE gaining five out of nine points. This secured a historical top 10 finish for Brunei Darussalam in the tournament amongst other highly rated players. The President of Brunei Chess Federation, Hj Zainal Abidin was very pleased with the performance of both Bruneians particularly Siti Nur Fatimah’s performance. Photo shows Pg Kamarunsalehin and Siti Nur Fatimah at the UAE chess meet.