Indian Men, Vietnamese Women Win Asian Team in Esfahan, Iran Print
Wednesday, 04 January 2006 00:00
The powerhouse Indian team, led by GM Krishnan Sasikiran, won the Asian Team Championship organized by the Iranian Chess Federation from 20-28 December in Esfahan. India tallied 31.5 points from 10 rounds followed by Vietnam with 29 points and host Iran-A with 25.5 points. Vietnam edged India by a point to win the women's division. Visit the official web site. . The powerhouse Indian team, led by GM Krishnan Sasikiran, won the Asian Team Championship organized by the Iranian Chess Federation from 20-28 December in Esfahan. India tallied 31.5 points from 10 rounds followed by Vietnam with 29 points and host Iran-A with 25.5 points. Vietnam edged India by a point to win the women's division. Visit the official web site.



At the Closing Ceremony. Dr. Saghaeeyan Nejad, Mayor of Esfahan and Dr. Maddahi, President of the Iranian Chess Federation, and many other high officials of Esfahan City participated. The ceremonies were broadcast live on Channel 3 of Iran Television.



The Women`s Team winners.

Team Composition
1 India Rtg-2585
Bo.    Name                  IRtg 
  1 GM Sasikiran Krishnan    2663 
  2 GM Kunte Abhijit         2553 
  3 GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2562 
  4 IM Sundararajan Kidambi  2497 
    GM Sandipan Chanda       2560 

2 Iran A Rtg-2476
Bo.    Name                  IRtg 
  1 GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan   2586 
  2 GM Moradiabadi Elshan    2497 
  3 IM Mahjoob Morteza       2418 
  4 FM Darban Morteza        2401 
       Khaghani Mehdi        2293 

3 Turkmenistan Rtg-2359
Bo.    Name                  IRtg 
  1 IM Kakageldyev Amanmurad 2483 
  2 IM Simonenko Sergei      2409 
  3    Amanov Mesgen         2273 
  4 FM Bayramsahatov Serdar  2272

4 Vietnam Rtg-2534
Bo.    Name                  IRtg
  1 GM Dao Thien Hai         2581 
  2 GM Nguyen Anh Dung       2551 
  3 GM Nguyen Ngoc Truongson 2542 
  4 FM Le Quang Liem         2386 
    GM Tu Hoang Thong        2461 

5 Iran B Rtg-2313
Bo.    Name                  IRtg 
  1 FM Ardeshi Mehrdad       2333 
  2 FM Sharbaf Mohsen        2387 
  3    Ryahi Naser           2222 
  4    Toufighi Homayoon     2311 
       Soleimani Shantiya    2182 

6 Afghanistan Rtg-1561
Bo.    Name                  IRtg 
  1    Asefi Zaheeruddeen    2043 
  2    Fidaeyee Habibullah      0 
  3    Farazi khaiber           0 
  4    Sarway Hamidullah        0 
       Osman Barbak             0 

1 India Rtg- 2266
Bo.     Name                  IRtg
  1 WGM Mohota Nisha          2318
  2 WIM Gomes Mary Ann        2232
  3 WGM Swathi Ghate          2248
    WIM Gokhale Anupama       2197

2 Iran A Rtg- 2216
Bo.     Name                  IRtg 
  1 WGM Paridar Shadi         2237
  2 WIM Pourkashiyan Atousa   2271
  3 WIM Ghader Pour Shayesteh 2139
        Tajik Sareh           1925 

3 Iran B Rtg- 1876
Bo.     Name                  IRtg 
  1 WFM Navabi Shirin         2092
  2 WFM Salman Mahini Mona    2136
  3     Hejazipour Mitra         0
        Hakimifard Ghazal        0

4 Vietnam Rtg- 2314
Bo.     Name                  IRtg
  1 WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An   2357
  2 WFM Le Thanh Tu           2279
  3 WFM Luong Minh Hue        2169
    WIM Hoang Thi Bao Tram    2306

GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan of Iran won the Board 1 gold medal. GM Nguyen Anh Dung of Vietnam won on board 2 while GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar of India won on board 3.

Among the women, WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An of Vietnam won gold on board 1, WFM Salman Mahini Mona of Iran won board 2 while WGM Swathi Ghate of India won the gold on board 3.

History of the event:
1.1974 in Penang, Malaysia won by Philippines
2.1977 in Auckland, New Zealand won by Philippines
3.1979 in Singapore won by Philippines
4.1981 in New Delhi, India won by Philippines
5.1983 in Hangzhou, China won by China
6.1986 in Dubai, UAE won by Philippines
7.1987 in Singapore won by China
8.1989 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia won by China
9.1991 in Penang, Malaysia won by China
10.1993 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia won by Kazakhstan
11.1995 in Singapore won by Philippines (men) and China (women)
12.1999 in Shenyang, China won by Uzbekistan (men) and China (women)
13.2003 in Jodhpur, India won by China (men and women)
14. 2005 in Esfahan, Iran won by India (men) and Vietnam (Women)



The new chess club in Esfahan, Iran

News 25.11.2005

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