2nd Stars Cup

Jobava, Baadur vs. Maghsoodloo, Parham

The 2nd Stars Cup is being held in the Anzali Free Zone, Iran, from 12-18 July 2017. The format is a Scheveningen System pitting seven invited international grandmasters against seven of the best Iranian players. Players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment per move starting from move one. The event is organised by the Guilan Chess Association under the auspices of the Iranian Chess Federation. Official website: chessstarscup.ir