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GM Amin Bassem of Egypt wins 2017 Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament

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GM Amin Bassem of Egypt made Africa proud when he powered his way to victory at the 2017 Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament at Best Western Bohemian Resort Hotel in Sevan, Armenia.   The event ran from  14th to 22nd of July 2017.

Photo from the event. Photo credits Gevorg Asatryan.

The event was a round robin of 10 players from Armenia, Latvia, Ukraine, Poland, Israel and Egypt.  The average rating of this event was 2606 and the lowest rated player was 2517.

GM Amin Bassem of Egypt in action. Photo credits Gevorg Asatryan.
Photo from the beautiful closing ceremony. Photo credits Gevorg Asatryan.
Photo from the beautiful closing ceremony. Photo credits Gevorg Asatryan.
Photo from the beautiful closing ceremony. Photo credits Gevorg Asatryan.

This event started a day after GM Amin Bassem was crowned 2017 African Individual Chess Champion in Oran, Algeria.  See story GM Amin Bassem is 2017 African Chess King.

GM Amin Bassem scored 6.5 out of 9 (5 wins 3 draws and one loss which was his first loss after 80 classic chess games).  This gave him a performance rating 2765 !  I have presented one of the games below.

GM Amin Bassem – GM Igor Kovalenko Game

Final cross-table.
A proud and happy champion GM Amin Bassem.

The event was organised by the Chess Academy of Armenia.

Logo of the Chess Academy of Armenia.

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