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2nd Iraq International Chess Championship

The 2nd Iraq International Chess Championship is taking place on 6th-13th March at Baghdad, Iraq.

The tournament will be a 9 round Swiss open with a time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game and 30 seconds increments from the first move.

Zafer Abdel Amir Mazloum is the organizer of the event.

Georgian GM Merab Gagunashvili is the first seed. Among the 57 participants, there are 25 titled players, including 5 IMs and 11 FMs.

Merab Gagunashvili

Participants:

1 GM Gagunashvili Merab GEO 2592
2 IM Al-Zendani Zendan YEM 2369
3 IM Shalamberidze Akaki GEO 2366
4 IM Al-Saffar Araz Basim Mohammed IRQ 2354
5 IM Kaabi Mejdi TUN 2347
6 FM Ahmed Ali Layth Ahmed IRQ 2339
7 FM Bakr Jwan SYR 2325
8 IM Iyti Basher SYR 2292
9 FM Salih Akar Ali Salih IRQ 2282
10 FM Abdulwahhab Ahmed Abdulsattar IRQ 2277
11 FM Adil Ali Jalal IRQ 2270
12 CM Mohammed Zozek Salah Mohammed IRQ 2249
13 CM Didar Mohammed Zhaher Hassan IRQ 2236
14 FM Faraj Yahya YEM 2229
15 Gharagyozyan Artur ARM 2229
16 FM Gameel Mohamed YEM 2217
17 FM Al Badani Abdu YEM 2203
18 Alzaim Talal SYR 2186
19 FM Al-Saadi Jumaa A.Gatea IRQ 2173
20 CM Ismael Namir Mohammed Ismael IRQ 2172
21 FM Al-Khattab Ghassan M. Ali Ajm IRQ 2167
22 Aboudi Marwan JOR 2157
23 WIM Al-Rufaye Iman Hasan Mohammed IRQ 2156
24 CM Mohammed A.Al-Kinani IRQ 2128
25 Hayder Hassan Shyaa IRQ 2124
26 Ares Saber Majeed IRQ 2122
27 Hajiyev Shahin TUR 2057
28 Taleb Salem IRQ 2094
29 Jabbarov Eldar AZE 2070
30 Thaeir Abdalkadham Ismael IRQ 2057
31 Ali Ahmed IRQ 2055
32 Firas Qassim Abbas IRQ 2044
33 FM Malkawi Fadi JOR 2016
34 Esam Naama Lafta IRQ 1999
35 Shlaga Jaefer IRQ 1993
36 Tariq Mohammed IRQ 1991
37 Dana Jamal Qadir IRQ 1989
38 Saddam Nafi`a IRQ 1965
39 Mohammed Latif IRQ 1960
40 WIM Algildah Nibal SYR 1874
41 Al-Jelda Fatma SYR 1850
42 Laith Ehea IRQ 1830
43 Hussein Abbas IRQ 1796
44 Moazaz Dhahir Habeeb IRQ 1764
45 WFM Jalaluldeen Kareen Kamal J. IRQ 1728
46 Sadiq Mohsen IRQ 1702
47 Al-Fayyadh Zainab Asif Abdula IRQ 1609
48 WCM Al-Khalidi Aisha Ali Ahmed IRQ 1573
49 Abbass Heatham IRQ 0
50 Abbass Wanass Fadhel IRQ 0
51 Basim Hinde IRQ 0
52 Fenjan Salman IRQ 0
53 Jabr Jwad IRQ 0
54 Khalel Ali Abdulkarem IRQ 0
55 Mohammed Hamzia Aqqas IRQ 0
56 Nazar Jamil IRQ 0
57 Uqba Mohamad Rashad Shba PAL 0

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