Baku, February 8, AZERTAC
Azerbaijani chess player Gadir Huseynov has claimed a bronze medal at the 6th Ferdowsi Open Tournament 2016 in Iran.
The event was organized by the Khorasan Chess Association in a 9-round Swiss format with time control 90′ + 30″.
A total of 178 players from 18 different federation took part in the tournament, including 7 GMs and 2 IMs.
Russian players GM Pavel Maletin and IM Maksim Chigaev shared the first place at 7.5/9 points but Maletin clinched the title on a superior tie-break score.