Jan 30, 2023 12:31
Iranian Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Players Receive Call Up to Training Camp
I.R. Iran Sports Federation for the Blind announces, 12 chess players have been called up to upcoming new round of Hangzhou’s National Training Camp.

The national top para chess players are to attend in the 12th stage of men’s/women’s program selection camp, set to take place Feb. 2-10 in Tehran.

According to the IRISFB, the 8-day camp will begin on Thursday, February 2. It will bring together blind and visually impaired athletes vying for spots on Iran’s national men’s and women’s teams ahead of Asian Para Games.

The Players’ training sessions and selection process are led by coaches Behrouz Moradi and Shadi Paridar, accompanied by Aliakbar Hodhodi as the national teams’ manager.


Men's invitees:

Hadi Moshirabadi, Amir Rabi, Majid Bagheri, Mohammadreza Alizadeh, Hamzeh Mosleh Rashtabadi, Alireza Ghourchibeigi

Women's invitees:

Leila Zarezadeh, Samira Aaghaei, Malihe Safaei, Fatemeh Rahimi, Atefeh Naghavi, Maryam Rahimzadeh


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Iranian Blind Federation, together with National Paralympic Committee are targeting the well preparation of the para athletes for attending in the Asian Para Games.

The fourth Asian Para Games are scheduled to take place between 22 and 28 October in Hangzhou, China.


At the 2018 Asian Para Games, Iranian men and women chess players grabbed fourteen medals (4 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze).



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