The 13th Khazar International Open Chess Tournament is organized by Chess Association of “Gilan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation from 11th to 18th February, 2015, in Rasht, the largest city on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast.
The tournament is taking place at Yadegar Imam Sport Complex located in Golsar St, Rasht.
88 players from 12 different countries are vying for the first place of 1,500 USD, including 9 GMs, 1 WGM, 8 IMs, 2 WIMs, 8 FMs and 1 WFM.
Top seed is Ukrainian GM Konstantin Tarlev 2557.