Chess in Iran - Checking out a Talented GM YouTube Video
Hello chess blog friends, chess knows no barriers and has been increasingly becoming popular in countries where chess has not been played traditionally. From India to Russia, chess now is also played in Kurdistan, Ian, Qatar, Nepal and beyond ... beyond cultural and political boundaries that is. Do you know Iran's most famous chess players? Iran has, at present, 10 Grandmasters. Here's the FIDE summary of Iran chess players. There is also this cool video about one of Iran's most talented Grandmasters - Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami!Hey there's a love story in that video!
And, one more video.
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