IRAN (IP)- Iranian students ranked top in the first to third rounds of the 2020 Asian University Boys Chess Championship which was held virtually on Sunday morning.

Iran Press/Iran News: The boys' section of the event started on Sunday morning with the participation of 48 chess players, in which the Iranian team ranked first with 7.5 points at the end of the third round. Mongolia and Indonesia ranked second and third with 7 and 6.5 points.

Khalil Mousavi, who defeated his rivals in all three matches was the most effective member of the team.

The 2020 Asian University Chess Championship is underway hosted by the National University Sports Federation with the help of the Chess Federation of Iran.

The 2020 Asian University Chess Championship-Girls came to an end on December 17 with Iran ranking third.


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