11 April 2019 - 00:43
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Iran female chess player runner up in Sri Lanka champs

Tehran, April 10, IRNA – Iranian teenage girl Parnian Qomi ranked second in the 2019 Asian Youth Chess Championship held in Sri Lanka.

In the final match, Qomi tied with her rival and received a silver medal.

Meanwhile, Iranian male teenage Sina Movahed was overpowered by India and snatched a bronze medal.

In 16-year-old category, Amir Reza Agha Bala ranked third and bagged a bronze medal.

In is worth noting that Iranian squad received seven medals including 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze in Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships.

The 2019 Asian Youth Chess Championship was held on April 2-10.


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