MUSCAT: To promote the game of chess among youth, The Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp) in association with Oman Chess Committee organised a chess training programme for students at the Zubair Automotive Group showroom in Suhar. Over 20 students from places in the nearby governorates participated in the training conducted by specialists in the game. The national team led by Adnan al Jahwari organised participants into groups who were then trained three elements of chess. Officials, parents and visitors to the showroom watched the youngsters in action.
Z-Corp had recently signed a sponsorship agreement with Oman Chess Committee (OCC) in the presence of Khalid Muhammad al Zubair, Chairman of Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) and Managing Director of The Zubair Corporation. The agreement was signed by Mohammed al Hasani, Chief Communications Officer, The Zubair Corporation and Laila bint Ahmed al Najjar, Chairperson of Oman Chess Committee on behalf of their respective institutes. As per the agreement Z-Corp will support the activities of OCC for the next one year to enable it to spread the popularity of the chess among people especially youth. Z-Corp in cooperation with OCC will establish centres in Suhar, Ibri and Nizwa to popularise the amazing mind sports.