Iran national chess team ranks 3rd in Asia, 28th in world
Tehran, According to World Chess Federation (FIDE) monthly list, Iranian national chess team with 2,542 points ranked 28th in the world and 3rd in Asia.
Based on the list, Russia with 2,742, China with 2,709 and US with 2,701 points ranked first to third respectively.
This is while China and India took the first and second places in Asia.
Iranian female chess player Sarasadat Khademalsharieh with 2,425 points ranked 38th in the world.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA