DOHA: The Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros. Co. W.L.L. (AAB) U-16 Blitz Open knock-out round will be held on April 9 (Friday).
Around 175 players are participating in the first 11 rounds on the online platform lichess.org.
The tournament is organised by the Qatar Chess Association.
The top 32 players will move on to the Finals on April 2 from which the first four will play in the last knock-out round a week later.
The games are monitored online from the Sakura Lounge of the Lexus Building.
Qatar Streaming has joined as a live stream partner, which is the first streaming in the country for chess.