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19th Fajr International Chess Open Tournament

Eight players share first place, Sergei Tiviakov declared winner

The 19th Fajr International Chess Open Tournament was held from 25th February to 7th March in Mashhad, northeastern Iran, under management of the Chess Association of “Khorasan-Razavi” province and I.R.Iran Chess Federation.

246 players from 18 countries participated, among them 24 Grandmasters 16 International Masters. The total prize fund amounts to 40.000 USD.

After 11 rounds of tense struggle, eight players emerged as joint winners with 8.5 points each: Sergei Tiviakov, GM Evgeny Gleizerov, IM Davit Benidze, GM Gadir Guseinov, GM Mikhail Ulibin, GM Nidjat Mamedov, GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov and GM Merab Gagunashvili. Tiviakov boasted the best tiebreak score and was declared winner.

Politiken Sergei Tiviakov

Sergei Tiviakov

Tournament website

Mashhad will also host the 10th Asian Continental Individual Championship on 1st to 11th May.

Final standings:

1 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2623 8.5

2 GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2581 8.5

3 IM Benidze Davit GEO 2522 8.5

4 GM Guseinov Gadir AZE 2591 8.5

5 GM Ulibin Mikhail RUS 2547 8.5

6 GM Mamedov Nidjat AZE 2580 8.5

7 GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam UZB 2681 8.5

8 GM Gagunashvili Merab GEO 2619 8.5

9 GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2493 8

10 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2670 8

11 GM Ghaem maghami Ehsan IRI 2604 8

12 FM Sharbaf Mohsen IRI 2392 8

13 IM Sebenik Matej SLO 2526 8

14 GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2558 8

15 GM Shanava Konstantine GEO 2560 8

16 IM Grover Sahaj IND 2462 8

17 IM Guliev Logman AZE 2464 8

18 FM Pourramezanali Amirreza IRI 2326 8

19 FM Ahmadinia E IRI 2417 7.5

20 GM Fedorov Alexei BLR 2593 7.5

21 GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2602 7.5

22 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2641 7.5

23 IM Darini Pouria IRI 2423 7.5

24 Noroozi Omid IRI 2307 7.5

25 IM Maghalashvili Davit GEO 2453 7.5

26 Khademi Mohammad Miran IRI 2242 7.5

27 IM Morchiashvili Bachana GEO 2400 7.5

28 GM Dizdar Goran CRO 2544 7.5

29 Babapour Hossein IRI 2041 7.5

30 FM Hosseinipour Mehdi IRI 2261 7.5

31 GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2519 7

32 Amini Amer IRI 2198 7

33 Bolourchifard Farzad IRI 2139 7

34 IM Chighladze Iveri GEO 2394 7

35 FM Idani Pouya IRI 2325 7

36 GM Neverov Valeriy UKR 2516 7

37 IM Alavi Seyed Javad IRI 2415 7

38 IM Grabliauskas Virginijus LTU 2392 7

39 Abedi Ali IRI 2159 7

40 Ryahi Naser IRI 2217 7

41 Aprouz M R IRI 2179 7

42 GM Ghane Shojaat IRI 2398 7

43 Nadimifar Adnan IRI 2094 7

44 Khorshidi Mohammadreza IRI 2130 7

45 Asnaashari Soheyl IRI 2112 7

46 Bakhtiari Kish Mazdak IRI 2144 7

47 Mousavi Ghods Hossein IRI 2001 7

48 Salar Milad IRI 2075 7

49 Abediyan Amirreza IRI 1934 7

50 Mahmoody M Sadegh IRI 2069 7

51 Haratinejad Ehsan IRI 1953 7

52 GM Mahjoob Morteza IRI 2519 6.5

53 IM Darban Morteza IRI 2320 6.5

54 IM Azaladze Shota GEO 2456 6.5

55 FM Wantiez Fabrice BEL 2347 6.5

56 FM Abbasifar Hasan IRI 2411 6.5

57 Boori Javad IRI 2082 6.5

58 Mosadeghpoor Mohsen IRI 2121 6.5

59 Asnaashari Soroush IRI 2103 6.5

60 Pirmaleki S IRI 2087 6.5

61 Bahmani Amir Mohammad IRI 1890 6.5

62 FM Kowsarinia Amir IRI 2168 6.5

63 Moradiyan Meysam IRI 2004 6.5

64 Khodashenas Mersad IRI 2001 6.5

65 Rostami Taha IRI 1928 6.5

66 Lindqvist Roland SWE 1978 6.5

67 Asgarizadeh Ahmad IRI 2091 6.5

68 Khojasteh M. IRI 2052 6.5

69 Mousavi Jad Sajad IRI 1936 6.5

70 Shahabi Milad IRI 1994 6.5

71 Rastegar Sina IRI 0 6.5

72 Ghoorchibeygi Alireza IRI 1914 6.5

73 Godarz Kasra IRI 1996 6.5

74 Hosseini sourgi Abolfazl IRI 0 6.5

75 IM Moosavian S Hamed IRI 2344 6

76 Hosseinzadeh Mehdi IRI 1975 6

77 Pilvaieh Ali IRI 2174 6

78 Akbari Zahmati Hamidreza IRI 2066 6

79 Bashirinia Omid IRI 2050 6

80 Vassalam M.T. IRI 2136 6

81 Saba Earaj IRI 2071 6

82 Baniasad Emad IRI 2006 6

83 Ghollasi Mood Mojtaba IRI 1989 6

84 Fallah Mohammad Mahdi IRI 1810 6

85 Oliyazadeh Pooya IRI 1979 6

86 Vojdani Siavosh IRI 1753 6

87 Abedi Abolfazl IRI 2164 6

88 Shegarfian Saeed IRI 0 6

89 Kasiri Arash IRI 0 6

90 Farkhondeh Mehran IRI 0 6

91 Bahari Rad Alireza IRI 2017 6

92 Pashanejati Reza IRI 1929 6

93 Nasaj Torshizi A Morteza IRI 0 6

94 Taghavi Amir Abbas IRI 0 6

95 Vardkar Mohammadhossein IRI 1764 6

96 Nameei Kooshan IRI 1941 6

97 Razmjouei Khosro IRI 2120 6

98 Tavousi Abbas IRI 0 6

99 Kamrava Kourosh IRI 0 6

100 Gorji Iman IRI 0 6

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102 Hamedinia Majid IRI 1842 6

103 FM Atanejhad Sahebali IRI 2146 5.5

104 Moosavi Ali IRI 2080 5.5

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106 Abbasi Hossein IRI 1930 5.5

107 Bagheri Majjid IRI 2028 5.5

108 Kardo Ako Mohammad IRQ 2042 5.5

109 Akbari Zahmati Amir Hossein IRI 2077 5.5

110 Taheri Arman IRI 1955 5.5

111 Iranfar Amir IRI 1863 5.5

112 Malakouti Ehsan IRI 0 5.5

113 Jalali Hadi IRI 0 5.5

114 Romifard Mehdi IRI 1853 5.5

115 Pourmoshrefi Hossein IRI 0 5.5

116 Shirvi KHosani Mohamad Sajad IRI 0 5.5

117 Akbari Zahmati Nazanin IRI 0 5.5

118 Hamedinia Vesal IRI 0 5.5

119 Firouzi Majid IRI 0 5.5

120 Laala Ghalenow Ali Reza IRI 1772 5.5

121 Baktiar Hamd Mohammed IRQ 2051 5.5

122 IM Bodiroga Predrag SRB 2400 5

123 Arabi Saeid IRI 2142 5

124 Khaleghi Sajad IRI 0 5

125 Yousefian M.ali IRI 1947 5

126 Choopani Morteza IRI 1957 5

127 Mousavi Emadeddin IRI 0 5

128 Ghannad Akbar IRI 0 5

129 Ahmadi Hossein IRI 0 5

130 Behbodi Mohammad Mehdi IRI 0 5

131 Emadi Ahmad IRI 0 5

132 Khajoee Gholamreza IRI 1797 5

133 Arabzadeh Mohammad Yasin IRI 0 5

134 Abdi Mohammad Kian IRI 0 5

135 Hajiarbabi Mohammadreza IRI 0 5

136 Khalili Mehdi IRI 1698 5

137 Pourmoradi Mostafa IRI 1715 5

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139 Tabasi Mehdi IRI 1965 5

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142 Afzalimoghadam S Danial IRI 0 5

143 Zarghi Kamran IRI 0 5

144 Gerayeli kourosh IRI 0 5

145 Pakgohar Mahdi IRI 0 5

146 Darabi Zadeh Parviz IRI 0 5

147 Feyz Javadian Sayed Jafar IRI 0 5

148 Rahnama Ehsan IRI 0 5

149 Poorreza Amin IRI 0 5

150 Roodbar Mahmood Reza IRI 0 5

151 Rahemi Parsa IRI 1626 5

152 Azarpazhou Datis IRI 0 5

153 Javaheri Shahrad IRI 1313 5

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155 Najafi Hamed IRI 0 5

156 Pakdin Ali IRI 0 5

157 Uyanik Mehmet TUK 0 5

158 Bakhtyari Shayan IRI 0 5

159 Tavakoli Mahmoud IRI 0 5

160 Kiani Kiarash IRI 1819 4.5

161 Houshdaran Soheil IRI 1826 4.5

162 Shariatpanahi H IRI 2089 4.5

163 Devisti Mogouei Mohammad IRI 0 4.5

164 Faal Mohammad Reza IRI 0 4.5

165 Toufani Kourosh IRI 1739 4.5

166 Seidi Hamed IRI 0 4.5

167 Saghafi Mahmood IRI 1886 4.5

168 Mehraei Reza IRI 0 4.5

169 Ghesmati Aryan IRI 1639 4.5

170 Naghizadeh Behzad IRI 0 4.5

171 FM Soozankar A M IRI 2281 4

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174 Jafarian Jalil IRI 0 4

175 Javanshir Omid IRI 0 4

176 Rostami Ehsan IRI 0 4

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224 Famil davari Mohammad matin IRI 0 2

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229 Yazdani Bahman IRI 0 0

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