Iranian Grandmaster wins Asian 'GuoTai' Chess Cup in China
Iranian chess player and International Grandmaster, Pouya Idani won Asian 'GuoTai' Cup Open Chess Tournament in China's Qinhuangdao.
Iran Press/Iran news: Pouya Idani (Ranking 2590), who was awarded the title of Grandmaster (GM) by World Chess Federation (FIDE) in 2014 won the 2nd GuoTai Cup Open Chess Tournament in Qinhuangdao, China on Thursday 25 April.
Idani won the tournament with 9/7.5 Chinese Wang Hao (2726) and Wu Wenjin (2345) came second and third with 6.5 and 6 points respectively.
Grandmaster Idani won a cash prize of USD $18,000.
Then 2nd Guotai Cup Belt and Road International Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament which took place in Qinhuangdao, China from April 16 to 25.
The players had 90 minutes for all their moves with a 30-second increment per move from move 1.