Welcome words


We would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud for granting us this great opportunity to accomplish this unique sporting event.

His support, encouragement and vision have had a significant impact on achieving high sports, social, and cultural ambitious goals in Saudi Arabia.


We welcome all participants and guests, wishing everyone a pleasant and productive stay in Jeddah. We look forward to this special event and will do everything that is in our hands to make it a  remarkable success, reflecting our ambition of making the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a global hub for major sporting events.

We also welcome all organizations and individuals interested in supporting this event and developing chess in the Kingdom.