The Asian Cities Championship 2015 for Dubai Cup Chess Tournament commenced on July 22, 2015 at CITRUS Beach Resort, Waskaduwa.

This event is being organized by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka on behalf of Asian Chess Federation, and more than 60 competitors are taking part in this competition from 15 cities hailing from Bishkek City – Kyrgyzstan, Calicut – India, Erdenet – Mongolia, Dubai – the UAE, Hong Kong – Hong Kong, Male – the Maldives, Bangalore – India, Jerusalem – Palestine, Qingdao – China, Kuwait City – Kuwait, Shah Alam – Malaysia, Taipei – Chinese Taipei, Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei, Kabul – Afghanistan (not participating), Sri Lanka two teams from Colombo and Kandy.