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“26th Ferdowsi Cup” 2018

IranThe “26th Ferdowsi Cup” International Chess Festival will be held in “Mashhad, Iran” from March 2-9.
The festival consists of three open tournaments:
Tournament A For players with a FIDE rating higher than 2000.
Tournament B For players with a FIDE rating lower than 2001.
Tournament C For players under 14 years old.
The total 628,500,000 IRR (approximately 17,270 USD) will be distributed as prize fund .
The tournament will be played according to the rules of the Swiss System in 9 rounds.
The rate of play will be according to FIDE regulations 90 minutes for the whole game
with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the move 1.

starting rank “26th Ferdowsi Cup” group A

1 GM Amonatov Farrukh
2 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil
3 GM Feller Sebastien
4 GM Tiviakov Sergei
5 GM Stupak Kirill
6 GM Korneev Oleg
7 GM Tarlev Konstantin
8 GM Matinian Nikita
9 IM Goh Wei Ming Kevin
10 IM Gallego Alcaraz Andres Felipe
11 GM Fernandes Antonio
12 IM Tologontegin Semetey
13 IM Kreisl Robert
14 IM Khodashenas Mersad
15 IM Hansen Mads
16 IM Guerrero Sierra Juan Carlos
17 FM Lopez Jasel
18 FM Aminikiasari Amer
19 FM Bagheri Maziar
20 Primbetov Kazbek
21 Vojdani Siavosh
22 Babayan Armine
23 Gaboyan Susanna
24 FM Lim Zhuo Ren
25 IM Meftahi Houssem
26 Poormosavi Seyed Kian
27 FM Aryanejad Hossein
28 Shahzamani Arman
29 Moradi Sajad
30 WFM Hallaeva Bahar
31 Mehrabi Morteza
32 Gerayeli Kiarash
33 Vassalam Mohammad Taghi
34 Latifpour Mohammad
35 Tabasi Mehdi
36 Alavi Homa
37 Karimi Omid
38 Ghesmati Aryan
39 Rezaee Mahdi
40 Hamedi Nia Vesal
41 Teh Wee Zhun
42 Maghsoudloo Amir Ali
43 Mousavi Ghods Hossein
44 Saeidian Hessamoddin

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