Tania Sachdev of India Tops Asian Women`s Championship in Iran Print
Wednesday, 12 September 2007 00:00
Tania Sachdev of India topped the Asian Women`s Championship with 6.5 points out of 9 rounds. She won by tie break over untitled Ruan Lufei of China who placed second followed by WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An of Vietnam in third with 6 points. The top three qualify into the Women`s World Cup. Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan awarded prizes in the event organized by the Chess Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran 2 to 12 September 2007 in Tehran. Visit the official web site. See photo report. Tania Sachdev of India topped the Asian Women`s Championship with 6.5 points out of 9 rounds. She won by tie break over untitled Ruan Lufei of China who placed second followed by Nguyen Thi Thanh An of Vietnam in third with 6 points. The top three qualify into the Women`s World Cup. Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan awarded prizes in the event organized by the Chess Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran 2 to 12 September 2007 in Tehran.

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Top Ten Placers:
 1. Sachdev, Tania              IND  6.5
 2. Ruan, Lufei                 CHN  6.5
 3. Nguyen, Thi Thanh An        VIE  6.0
 4. Mohota, Nisha               IND  6.0
 5. Le, Thanh Tu                CHN  6.0
 6. Huang, Qian                 CHN  5.5
 7. Zhang, Xiaowen              CHN  5.5
 8. Ju, Wenjun                  CHN  5.5
 9. Pourkashiyan, Atousa        IRI  5.0
10. Tan, Zhongyi                CHN  5.0




India`s Tania Sachdev receives the winner`s trophy from Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan. From left are Iran Chess Federation president Dr. Mohammad Ebrahim Maddahi and Secretary General Hadi Karimi.



The top three placers in a group photo. From left are runner-up Ruan Lufei of China and Nguyen Thi Thanh An of Vietnam. At right is Iran Chess Federation delegate Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh.



Sheikh Sultan met with Iran Sports Minister Mohammed Ali Abadi.



Iran Olympic Committee president Gharakhanloo (center) pledged continued support to chess in Iran. Second from right is Asian Chess Federation Deputy President Casto Abundo of the Philippines.
 
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