The 12th Arab Games 2011 took place from December 9th to 23, 2011 in Doha (Qatar). The ninth round of the Team Championship was held on 22nd of December and didn't make any changes in the final standings in men championship. Egyptian team guaranteed the first place in the eighth round but managed to win the match against Libya in the last round as well. Qatar took an upper hand over Jordan and finished on the second place. Morocco kept the third place by winning the match against Palestine with 4:0 score. In women section Algeria lost the last match against Egypt with 3,5: 0,5 score but remained with gold medals on the top of the table. Jordan defeated Morocco and took the silver medals while Egypt placed third in the final standings.
The results: www.chess-results.com Live broadcasting of the games starts at 3 p.m. local time and you can find it here http://livegames.fide.com/arab2011
Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich and Maria Bolshakova