Think you’ve got a potential grandmaster in the family? The Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival opens at Dusit Thani in the capital on August 13. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Chess and Culture Club, the annual festival runs until August 23 and will see chess players from around the country make their winning moves at seven different tournaments aimed at various skill sets and age groups; there’s a masters tournament for veteran players, a blitz tournament for the lightningquick and family team tournaments. Winners get to take home not just glory and bragging rights but also cash prizes of Dh500 and above. Register at abudhabichess.com.