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7th Sharjah Masters Round 4: Tie for First Between Niemann, Salem, Aravindh


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Our Yearly Classical Arena starts in 1 hour! Join us and thousands of players for 10 hours of 20+10 classical chess.

Join our host IM Irene Sukandar for Round 4 of the Sharjah Masters! Co-leaders GM Salem Saleh and GM Hans Moke Niemann face off, while the only other player on 3 points, GM Aravindh Chithambaram, takes on GM Amin Tabatabaei. Watch now on YouTube and Twitch, with player cameras on top boards!

Streamers and their communities, get ready for the next Streamers Battle on the 27th at 15:00 UTC with prizes for streamers whose teams finish in the top 4!

Watch Round 3 of the Sharjah Masters 2024 with us and our host IM Irene Sukandar now on YouTube and Twitch! Top seed GM Arjun Erigaisi will try to bounce back with a win over GM Nikolozi Kachavara after his surprising loss to GM Nikolas Theodorou yesterday, who plays GM Hans Moke Niemann this round.

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Round 2 of the Sharjah Masters 2024 is about to start, with GM Vasyl Ivanchuk taking on GM M. Amin Tabatabaei among others! Join us and our host IM Irene Sukandar for commentary on YouTube and Twitch.

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