The ACO World Amateur Chess Championship took place from 6-15, July 2012 as an open tournament. Any player under 2400 ELO could represent his country and become a World Champion in his rating group! The gala dinner & Prize giving ceremony was held in the 7 Star Hotel Burj Al Arab
The tournament was played in the following rating groups:

  • A: 2201 - 2400  B: 2001 - 2200  C: 1801 - 2000  D: 1601 - 1800; E: 1401 - 1600  F: 1201 - 1400  G: 0 - 1200
  • Pairings & Results



    Pictures of the hotel and of Dubai