Iranian chess players top Asian Champs

Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA – Iranian male chess players ranked first in the third round of the 2018 Asian Continental Championship which is underway in Makati, Philippines.

The 2018 Asian Continental Championship is a 9-round Swiss tournament which will be underway until December 18.

Iranian squad received 2 victories.

Parham Maghsudlou defeated Vietnamese and Alireza Firouzjah tied with Vietnam.

Mohammad Amin Tabatabaei overpowered Philippines.

Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one.

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