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Iranian Chess Championships

GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami and WFM Ghazal Hakimifard win the titles

Iranian Chess Championship Finals for Men and Women took place on 3-14 March, 2010. GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami convincingly won the men championship, leaving the second placed Asgari Morteza full three points behind. This is Ghaem Maghami’s eighth title of the national champion.

The 16-years old WFM Ghazal Hakimifard defended the lead and eventually won the women championship by collecting 10 points from twelve games. Last year champion WGM Atousa Pourkashian finished second with 8.5. Results and photos by Reza Mahdipour are bellow.

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The tournament hall

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The winner’s trophy

Final standings (men):

1. GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan 2575 – 9.0

2. Asgari Morteza 2246 – 6.0

3-5. FM Sharbaf Mohsen 2373, FM Golizadeh Asghar 2454 and Hosseinzadeh Nima 2276 – 5.5

6. Darini Pouria 2398 – 5.0

7-8. GM Ghane Shojaat 2375 and Pourramezanali Amirreza 2294 – 4.5

9. Idani Pouya 2261 – 4.0

10. Noroozi Omid 2322 – 3.0

11. FM Moosavian S Hamed 2407 – 2.5

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GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami and WFM Ghazal Hakimifard

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Winners in women championship

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Winners in men section

Final standings (women):

1. WFM Hakimifard Ghazal 2151 – 10.0

2. WGM Pourkashiyan Atousa 2292 – 8.5

3. WIM Ghader Pour Shayesteh 2213 – 8.0

4-5. WFM Khademalsharieh Sarasadat 2131 and Zavar Mousavi Mehenoush 1953 – 7.5

6. Afshar Niusha 1911 – 6.0

7-8. Khalaji Hanieh 1972 and Hakimifard Raana 1847 – 5.5

9. Alavi Homa 1877 – 5.0

10. Rahimi Tara 1864 – 4.5

11. Azadvari Zahra 1883 – 4.0

12. Jafari Golnaz 1967 – 3.5

13. Asgarizadeh Minoo 2038 – 2.5

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Niushar Afshar, Sarasadat Khadem and Hanieh Khalaji

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16-years old winner with her current and former coach, FM Hamlet Toomanian and IA Abolghasem Najib

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Ghazal Hakimifard Family

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Ehsan family

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Protector of Iran chess federation Mohammadjafar Kambouzia and Ehsan Ghaemmaghami

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IA Akbar Bagheri (Chief Arbiter) and IA Fereidoun Eskandari (Tournamnet Director)

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Group photo

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