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GM Bassem Amin

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Bassem Amin
Born
Sep 9, 1988 (age 33)‎
Place of birth
Tanta, Egypt
Federation
Egypt
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Basseem Amin is an Egyptian grandmaster and five-time African Chess Champion. He also has three Arab Chess Championships, multiple African and Arab youth titles, and three bronze medals in the World Youth/Junior Chess Championships. Amin is the highest-rated player not only in Egypt but in Africa as well. He is also the only African player in history to cross the 2700-rating barrier (as of February 2021).

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