Iran and China were crowned the champion at the standard open & women sections

Iran Green team – comprising Parham Maqsoudlou, Pouya Idani, Seyyed Mohammad-Amin Tabatabei, Alireza Firouzja and Mas’oud Mossadeqpour – pulled off six victories and one draw in seven rounds of matches to top the standard open table with 13 points.

India and China in second and third places respectively. Both sides tallied 10 points, only for the Indians to finish above the Chinese with a superior 18.5 game-point against the China’s 16.

In the women section, China comprising Lei Tingjie, Shen Yang,Wang Jue, Guo Qi and Zhai Mo wins the gold medal with 13 points. Vietnam and India wins silver and boronz medals respectively.

Rapid: Iran Green Wins Open Section & China Wins Women Section

The 2018 Asian Nations Cup is a team event for Asian chess federations taking place in Hamedan province in Iran since July 27.

In Rapid section held on Friday, Iranian team finished first with 12 points. China and India also ranked second and third, respectively.

The 7-round Swiss tournament features teams of 4 players with 1 reserve. The time control was 15 minutes for the entire game, with a 10-second increment from move 1.

This is the first time that the Iranian national team won the title in Asia.

Meantime, China won women section with 14 points. India and Iran Green ranked second and third, respectively.

Final Ranking Open Section

Final Ranking Women Section

Board Medals Open Section

Board Medals Women Section

Hamedan 2018

In the second meeting of the Asian Dialogue Forum (ACD), which was held in Siem Reap town of Cambodia, the city of Hamedan was proposed as the capital of Asian tourism and approved by the members. This proposal was submitted to the ACD Assembly at the request of provincial authorities and due to the high tourism capacity of the province. Accordingly, Hamedan is the capital of Asian tourism in 2018 and hosts the tourism summit of Asian Cooperation Dialogue countries. The Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) organization is an international governmental organization founded on June 18, 2002. The main objectives of this organization are the development of international cooperation in Asia and the integration of organizations such as the Eurasian Economic Union, (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council, the Southeast Asian Nations Association and the South Asian Regional Cooperation Union.

Poster of Hamedan 2018

Hamedan Capital of Asian Tourism

The world’s largest water cave

Avicenna Mausoleum

The main idea of establishing an Asian union – The Asian Corporation Dialogue was first presented by the Prime Minister of Thailand. The Member States according to their programs, goals and policies can participate in each of the areas of cooperation. These areas will be different in various countries. The proposed projects of the members are intended to create cooperation backgrounds around the areas of which the most important are agriculture, energy, biotechnology, tourism, IT, electronics and finance, and Islamic Republic of Iran due to the targeting in the field of tourism and the movement towards the success of this industry in order to achieve sustainable development, had proposed suggestions in this regard to the Assembly. Generally, the content of the meetings of the Asian Dialogue Forum members has specific sections. These sections include the senior experts meeting, tourism ministers of the member states meeting, technical visits tour, sustainable tourism and historic cities expert panels, depending on each issue, representatives from member states will attend the event.

Official Hotel of the Event: Amiran****

Four star Amiran Hotel is a newly built hotel located in magnificent historical Hamadan. The hotel was established in 2016 and consists of 60 residential suites in 5 floors.

The hotel is geographically located in the highest point of the city and has a great view of the mountain. The decoration and design of the hotel are inspired by the historical monuments of Iran and symbols reminding Achaemenes can be seen in many places of the hotel such as the interior design and the columns. The amenities and facilities inside the rooms are in line with the latest standards. The restaurant of the Amiran hotel serving local and international foods is a proper choice for those who would like to eat in. travelers with kids could enjoy the playground of the hotel. Internet access is available in every corner and you could take the benefit if you are keen on. To get relieved from the pressure of the daily life, Amiran Hotel offers you swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. The hotel has everything you may require during your accommodation.

12 Federations will Participate in the Asian Nations Cup

The 2018 edition of the Asian Nations Chess Cup will open in Iranian western city of Hamedan on Thursday, July 27, and will come to an end on Saturday, August 3, after ten days of competition.

China, India, Iran , Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Bangladesh, Syria, Oman and Afghanistan are the teams competing in the men’s section.

Link to chess-results

China, Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Syria compete in the women’s section.

Link to chess-results