Third Round, Standard- Two Valuable Wins for Iranian Players
The third round of Standard section was done today in Anzali Conference Hall. The result was 3.5-3.5, the same as the second round. However, some individual results were significant.
GM Parham Maghsoodloo beat GM Ivan Sokolov. He played well and finally won the Dutch Grandmaster who was his coach!
GM Ivan Sokolov Focusing on the Position
IM Masoud Mosadeghpour won GM Safarli, the member of Azerbaijan National Chess Team. GM Van Wely and GM Wen Yang got 1 score against IM M. Amin Tabatabaei and GM Pouya Idani, respectively.
The Playing Hall
GM Ehsan Ghaemmaghami, IM Seyed Khalil Mousavi and IM Alireza Firouzja defeated their opponents and finished their games in a draw.
IM Seyed Khalil Mousavi
The total score after three rounds is 4-2 for the World Stars Team.
Parallel to the third round of 2nd Stars Cup, the Arbiters’ Seminar was organized by participation of 24 national arbiters. IA Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh and IA Shohreh Bayat were the lecturers of the Seminar.
Arbiters’ Seminar in Anzali Free Zone
By Sahar Noori, FIDE Journalist
Photos by Morteza Fakhri Nezhad