TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Six chess players have represented Iran at online Asian Junior Chess Championship.
The competition started on May 27 and will last until June 3.
The competition format begun with seven Zonal championships daily from May 27 to June 2, 2020. Each federation can field up to three players aged under-20 to the multi-federation Zonals.
The top three of each Zone qualify into the Finals. Both stages will be 7-round Swiss System tournaments.
Players will have to turn on their videocam and audio. They may not leave their seats during the game and videocams shall be livestreamed by Chess.com. In addition, players have to join a Zoom room for monitoring by tournament officials.
Mobina Ali Nasab, Anahita Zahedifar and Mitra Asgharzadeh will represent Iran’s female team and Parham Maghsoodloo, Arash Tahbaz and Mohammad Amin Tabatabaei are members of Iran’s male team.