May 22, 2019, 5:05 PM
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Iran chess player wins Abu Dhabi Champs

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Iranian Chess player Sara Sadat Khadem al-Sharieh ranked first in Ramadan Blitz Chess Championship 2019 held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Khadem al-Sharieh with 2461 rating received 6.5 points.

Serbian player with 2,278 rating and Ukrainian rival with 2,225 rating ranked second and third, respectively.

The event was held with the attendance of 64 players and Khadem al-Sharieh earned $2,000 award.

On December 30, Khadem al-Sharieh by winning the title of runner-up in the World Speed Chess Championship again made history.

In February 2016, Khadem al-Sharieh also ranked second in the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) Grand Prix in Iran.


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