Bassem Amin (Arabic: باسم أمين; born 9 September 1988) is an Egyptian chess grandmaster. He is the highest rated of Egypt's five grandmasters.
African Chess Champion Cairo 2015
Mediterranean Chess Champion Greece 2014
African Chess Champion Tunis 2013
Co-Winner of Reykjavik Open 2013
Arab Men Champion UAE 2013
Graduated from the faculty of Medicine Tanta University (2012)
African Chess Champion Libya 2009
Bronze Medalist In World Juniors (Turkey) 2008
Scored 8.5 points out of 11 on Board 1 at the 41st World Chess Olympiad, leading the Egyptian National Chess Team to achieve the best result in Egyptian Chess history And win A Gold Medal in Category B
Arab Champion U10, U12 and U14 two times.
Fourth place sharing second in World Youth Under 16 in Greece 2004
African Champion Under 20 Libya 2004
In 2005 he won the African championship and took part in World Youth Chess Championship (U18), finishing third.
Arab men Champion (UAE) 2005 (His 1st GM norm )
Arab Champion Under 20 3 times : (Jordan) 2005 ( His 2nd GM norm ), July 2006 and August 2007
African Champion Under 20 Botswana 2005 ( 3rd GM norm )
Bronze Medalist In World Youth Under 18 (Georgia) 2006
Arab men Champion (UAE) 2006
In 2007, he tied for first with Ashot Anastasian in the Abu Dhabi Chess Festival, with a performance rating of 2747.
He took part in the Chess World Cup 2009 and was knocked out by Vladimir Malakhov in the first round.