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Iran chess player wins 5th round of Asian Champs

Tehran, Iranian chess player Mohammad Amin Tabatabaei ranked first in the 5th round of the 2018 Asian Continental Championship which is underway in Makati, Philippines.

abatabaei defeated Chinese rival and obtained 3.5 points.

Parham Maghsoudlou also ties with Indonesian rival and received 3 points.

Ehsan Ghaem Maghami tied with Mongolian player and grabbed 2.5 points.

The 2018 Asian Continental Championship is a 9round Swiss tournament which will be underway until December 18.

Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30second increment starting from move one.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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