TEHRAN– Iranian chess grandmaster and member of Iran’s chess team, Muhammad Amin Tabatabaei, won the Armenian International Chess Tournament that was held in memory of Armenian chess player Grandmaster Manuel Petrosyan with 6 points.
The final round of the Tournament was held on Tuesday in Jermuk, Armenia.
Tabatabaei defeated Alexander Anatolyevich Donchenko, a German chess grandmaster in 27 moves, and become the champion of this international tournament with 6 points.
The victory raised his international rating to 2665 and made him the 85th best chess player in the world.
He is to participate in the World Olympiad in India summer.