Jul 4, 2019, 3:30 PM
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Iranian grand chess master ranks top in US contests

Tehran, July 4, IRNA – Ehsan Qaemmaqami became the champion in the speed chess competitions in Philadelphia, the US.

He became the champion with 9 points (8 wins, and 2 draws).

Armenian grand masters Zaven Andriasian and Hovhannes Gabuzyan came second and third respectively.

The standard section of the event starts on Thursday.

Qaemmaqami came first in Asian competitions last week to be qualified to compete in the 2019 world cup.

The 13th Philadelphia International was held from June 27-July 1, 2019.


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