TEHRAN, July 17 (Mehr News Agency) - Iranian chess grand master Elshan Moradi finished runner-up at the French Open in the capital Paris Sunday night.
Moradi playing with white pieces fought to a stalemate in the last match against his Azerbaijani counterpart, taking the second title on six points.
During the nine rounds, 65 players from 19 countries competed.
The Iranian is scheduled to arrive here tonight.
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