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The World Chess Federation (known as FIDE, the Fédération Internationale des Échecs) launched a series of Grand Prix tournaments at the Al-Bustan Hotel in Dubai for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Grand Prix at the beginning of April. The World Chess Grand Prix series will then go to Moscow for the Russian Grand Prix, Bangalore or Bombay in July, Croatia in August, and finally Rio de Janeiro in September. Each part of the Grand Prix has an opening ceremony and five playing days finishing with

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