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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

GM Ghaem Maghami wins Avicenna International Chess Open

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Hello everyone,

The latest chess news from Iran is that Grandmaster Ehsan Ghaem Maghami has won the 10th Avicenna International Chess Open 2011. He was in a field of 357 players in an 11-round Swiss event. He is the nine-time national champion of Iran and was the top seed in the tournament. In second place, a full point behind, was IM Logman Guliev. 

Avicenna 1st - GM Ehsan Ghaemmaghami
First place for GM Ehsan Ghaemmaghami
Avicenna 2nd - IM  Logman Guliev
IM Logman Guliev is second
Avicenna 3rd - IM Ulvi Bajarani
IM Ulvi Bajarani of Azerbaijan finished third
Avicenna WGM Atousa Pourkashian
WGM Atousa Pourkashian
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