Libyan player Yusef Al-Hasadi won the first place and gold medal for the second consecutive year in the second international "Al-Khayari" Chess Championship, held in Marsa Matruh, Egypt. Al-Hasadi was able to take the championship after defeating the previous Arab champion Yusef Yashin.

Al-Hasadi has played for the Darens Club in Derna since he was twelve years old.