EghtesadOnline: Iranian boys team became the champion in Asian Junior Chess Championships in Shiraz, southern Iran.
Wining 8 points out of 9 games and without being defeated, Massoud Mosaddeq-Pour became the champion for the second time in a row. He had once before won the competitions in Kyrgyzstan in 2015.
Ali-Reza Firooz-Ja and Arash Tahbaz came second and third to make Iran the sole medal winning country, IRNA reported.
In the girls section, all three platforms were conquered by Indians.
75 chess players from 10 countries competed in the 8-day Swiss-system tournament held in Shiraz in 9 rounds, whose last round came to an end on Wednesday night.