Society & Culture
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:54
Young Iranian Chess Player Claims World Vice-Championship
TEHRAN (FNA)- Young Iranian chess player Mobina Alinasab finished second at the World Junior (under-20) Chess Championships in girls’ division in India.

The young Iranian female chess player Mobina Alinasab became the vice-champion of the World junior chess in girls’ division which ended in New Delhi, India on Friday.

Alinasab came in second place with 7 wins, 4 draws, and no loss at the end of 11th round of the World Youth Chess Championships. She beat Kazakhstan’s Bibisara Assaubayeva for the silver medal with a total of 9 points, just half a point behind Russian Polina Shuvalova who got the gold medal. 

In July, Iranian Chess player Amir Masoud Moradi managed to grab a bronze medal at the International Chess Open 2019 in the Italian city of Bergamo.

In January, Arash Tahbaz of Iran’s national outfit of chess players managed to score the highest points at 2019 Baku International Chess Championships in Azerbaijan, and was crowned as the best in the tournament.

In a related front, in late December 2018, Iranian chess grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh finished second in the 2018 World Rapid and Blitz Chess Competition in Russian port city of Saint Petersburg.

Also Early in December, the World Chess Federation FIDE (the Fédération Internationale des Échecs) issued its latest world rankings, placing Khademalsharieh up by 11 spots in the 19th rank.





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