Assem Afifi

Assem Afifi (born 3 January 1947) is an Egyptian chess International Master (1985).

Assem Afifi
CountryEgypt
Born (1947-01-03) 3 January 1947 (age 74)
TitleInternational Master (1985)
Peak rating2405 (July 1985)

Chess careerEdit

From the early 1980s to the mid-1990s, Assem Afifi was one of Egypt's leading chess players.

Assem Afifi has participated two times in Interzonal Tournaments of the World Chess Championships:

Assem Afifi played for Egypt in the Chess Olympiads:[3]

Assem Afifi played for Africa in the World Team Chess Championships:[4]

  • In 1985, at first board in the 1st World Team Chess Championship in Lucerne (+0, =2, -7),
  • In 1989, at first board in the 2nd World Team Chess Championship in Lucerne (+0, =2, -2).

Assem Afifi played for Egypt in the African Team Chess Championship:[5]

  • In 1993, at second board in the 1st African Team Chess Championship in Cairo (+1, =3, -1) and won team silver medal.

Assem Afifi was awarded the Chess International Master (IM) title in 1985.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1985 Tunis Interzonal : 1985-87 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
  2. ^ "1990 Manila Interzonal Tournament : 1990-1993 cycle : World Chess Championship". www.mark-weeks.com.
  3. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Assem Afifi". www.olimpbase.org.
  4. ^ "OlimpBase :: World Team Chess Championship :: Assem Afifi". www.olimpbase.org.
  5. ^ "OlimpBase :: African Team Chess Championship :: Assem Afifi". www.olimpbase.org.

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