12th Khazar International Open
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:40
The 12th Khazar International Open Chess Tournament took place on 11-18th February at the Yadegar Imam Sport Complex in Rasht, Iran.
The tournament was played in four sections:
- Open A for players rated above 2100
- Open B for players rated under 2100
- Open C for women
- Open D for youth under 14
In the Open A Grandmasters Azer Mirzoev (Azerbaijan) and Sipke Ernst (Netherlands) shared the first place with 8,0 points each. Ehsan Ghaem Maghami and Vasily Papin were left full point behind.
105 players from 15 countries competed in the mains ection.
The tournament was organized by the Guilan Chess Association and Kiumars Bayat. The Chief Arbiter was IA Hamidreza Pourshahmari.