Iranian chess player wins Baku Int’l Chess Champs

Baku, Jan 12, IRNA – Iranian chess player Arash Tahbaz won Baku International Chess championships after he acquired seven points during nine games.

Baku International Chess Championships attended by 200 chess players from Azerbaijan Republic, Ukraine, Iran, Russia and Georgia was held in three categories on January 5-10.

Iranian chess players Arash Tahbaz, Ariya Omidi and Mohammad Sadeq Marzouqi represented Iran in the games which ended by introducing Tahbaz as the winner.

In Group A, Tahbaz made five wins and four draws gaining seven points to stand first in the competitions. Azeri and Ukrainian players came 2nd and 3rd respectively, each gaining five points in this group.

The last game of the competitions between Ariya Omidi and Azeri player ended in a draw but Omidi stood second in the total rankings.

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