The Chess Association of “West Azerbaijan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation organizes the 23rd Fajr International Open Chess Tournament from 18th to 23rd February, 2015 in Urmia, the capital of of West Azerbaijan Province in Iran.
The event is a Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 90′ + 30″.
133 players from 9 different countries will take place in the event, including 6 GMs, 1 WGM, 8 IMs, 7 FMs and 4 WFMs.
Top seed is Azerbaijani GM Azer Mirzoev (2556).