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Iranian men’s and women’s chess squads are training at a new VI camp in Hamedan.
news| paralympic| ​ The 19th National Chess Camp for VI Players Get Underway in Hamedan


Iran NPC, Tehran: The 19th round of national VI Chess camp gets underway in Hamedan Province of Iran from Friday 25 August.

Iran Sports Federation for the persons with Vision Impairments, with NPC's partnership, has called 16 chess players for the new stage of trainings and vying for spots on men’s and women’s national teams to be sent to Hangzhou Asian Para Games.

The selection process and training sessions will be led by head coaches Shadi Paridar and Aliakbar Hodhodi, assisted by coaches Manijeh Hadad and Behrouz Moradi, until 31 August.

Men's invitees:

Hadi Moshirabadi, Amir Rabi, Majid Bagheri, Mohammadreza Alizadeh, Hamzeh Mosleh Rashtabadi, Alireza Ghourchibeigi, Abolfazl Kazemian, Amir Kachian and Omid Zakeri.

Women's invitees:

Leila Zarehzadeh, Samira Aaghaei, Malihe Safaei, Fatemeh Rahimi, Atefeh Naghavi, Maryam Rahimzadeh and Fatemeh Bayat.


Iranian VI Chess players grabbed four gold, six silver and four bronze medals at the Jakarta 2018 Asian Para Games.

Source: Iran NPC
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