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|Oct-04-04|| ||arifattar: <islam spilling over into politics and society and that is where some of the "problems" arise.>|
Islam hasn't spilled over into politics and society. The latter are constituent parts of the former and thus can never be separated.
|Oct-04-04|| ||square dance: <azaris> you are exactly right. |
|Oct-04-04|| ||square dance: <arifattar> then maybe that is the problem. the seperation of church and state is probably one of the better ideas in recent history. at least from my point of view i can appreciate it. |
|Oct-04-04|| ||arifattar: I would like to believe that this very separation which exists right from Indonesia to Morocco is in fact at the heart of all that ails the Islamic world.
Any attempts at reconciling, like the ones in Algeria and Afghanistan, have been brutally suppressed. |
|Jan-04-05|| ||Orbitkind: Am I right that Maghami along with Naiditsch were both disqualified from an internet tournament for cheating? [I.e. using a computer] |
|Apr-24-05|| ||Hesam7: <orbitkind> You are right.|
|Feb-12-06|| ||jcgnal: i think maghami is awsome , but he shouldnt play for iran , he should move to some better countries where they can give him more|
|Aug-10-06|| ||BIDMONFA: Ehsan Ghaem Maghami|
|Mar-11-08|| ||Karpova: Congratulations on winning the <Sixteenth International Fajr Men's Chess Tournament> wizh 9.5/11. He received a prize of US $3,500.
Armenian IM Avetik Grigoryan came in second with 9.0/11. Kasparov came in 11th with 8.0/11.|
The women event saw four players with 7.0/9: WIM Nino Batsiashvili, WIM Sopiko Tereladze, WIM Lilit Galojan and WIM Siranush Andriasian.
|Mar-30-08|| ||Karpova: He became Iranian Chess Champion in 2008 with 12.0/13!
The Championship took place from 14th to 27th March 2008 and the time control was 90 min + 30 seconds per move.
There was no prize fund and so he was the only GM participating (there were also 1 IM and 4 FMs).|
|Jan-24-09|| ||Augalv: Karpov - Ghaem Maghami match in Tehran
|Apr-01-09|| ||Dredge Rivers: Iran. Iran so far away.
Couldn't get away!
|Apr-14-09|| ||myschkin: . . .
Iran emerges as a chess nation (2007)
|Oct-30-09|| ||oyeboli: hello Ghaem. . . congratulations on winning the PGMA and Pichay Cups. . . hope to see you again here in the Philippines. . .|
|Nov-12-09|| ||Tabanus: Tournaments in Philippines 2009:
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr223... (1st in Subic Open)
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr258... (3rd in PGMA Cup
http://www.chess-results.com/tnr260... (2nd in Pichay Cup)
|Jan-22-10|| ||Tabanus: He won today the strong Parsvnath International Open Tournament (New Dehli, India):|
|Jan-22-10|| ||Wild Bill: [Event "8th Parsvnath Open"]
[Site "New Delhi"]
[White "Dzhumaev, Marat"]
[Black "Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan"]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.f3 Be6
9.Qd2 h5 10.O-O-O Nbd7 11.Kb1 Rc8 12.Be2 b5 13.Nd5 Bxd5 14.exd5 Nb6 15.Bxb6 Qxb6 16.Qd3 Nd7
17.f4 exf4 18.Nd4 Bf6 19.Qe4 Be5 20.g3 Nf6 21.Qf5 Qc7 22.gxf4 g6 23.Qd3 Bxf4 24.Rhf1 Be5
25.Nc6 Nd7 26.Qf3 O-O 27.Bd3 Rce8 28.Rg1 Bg7 29.Qg2 Ne5 30.Be4 Nc4 31.Rd3 Qb6 32.Bxg6 fxg6
33.Qxg6 Rf7 34.Nd4 Ne5 35.Qe4 Ree7 36.Rdg3 Ng4 37.Ne6 Qf2 38.a3 Qf6 39.c3 Qe5 40.Qg6 Qxd5
41.Ng5 Qf5 0-1
|Aug-11-10|| ||wordfunph: happy birthday GM Maghami! hope you play again in Philippine tourneys..|
|Feb-14-11|| ||wordfunph: congrats GM Maghami!
new world record for 604-board simul by Iranian GM Maghami..
|Sep-10-11|| ||Cemoblanca: "I walked about 55 kilometers and was awake for 25 hours. Now I have to think about setting a sleeping record." - (after setting a World Record by playing 614 games simultaneously) - Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami|
|Feb-08-12|| ||timhortons: http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2...|
Organizers of an international chess tournament in Corsica said on Tuesday they had expelled Iranian Grandmaster Ehsan Ghaem Maghami for refusing to take on an Israeli player.
|Mar-18-12|| ||shivasuri4: Playing in the 12th round of the Bundesliga 2011-12, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami of Hamburger SK beat German GM Daniel Fridman of SV Mulheim Nord in a 51 move game.It was a complex game with exposed kings. Both missed many winning chances, with Fridman making the last critical error at move 40(Qb7, instead of the equal Qe6).|
|May-19-14|| ||capafischer1: He is a great grandmaster and very good friends with Gelfand. Because of politics he can not play against Israeli players when he plays for Iran. By the way his last fide rating is 2580. He also beat Daniel Friedman in bundesliga a while back and he is jewish but not from Israel. Either way I know this guy personally and he loves all chessplayers.|
|Aug-11-14|| ||Penguincw: Happy 32nd birthday to GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami. So far, at the Chess Olympiad (2014), he's 3/6 (+2,-2,=2). Good luck to him and his team as they face Ireland. On board 1, he has white against GM Alexander Baburin.|
|Mar-18-15|| ||offramp: I've been thinking about that simultaneous world record, set in Tehran in 2011. |
I live in London, the centre of the world, and if I was asked to find 600 chess players I could probably do it. I could teach some myself.
But most of those players would be incredibly weak, barely above beginner-level. I'd expect them to lose in about a dozen moves.
In Tehran it may be different. It may be possible in that focus of chess history to find 600 strong chess players who are all available for the same time-window. Or perhaps 95% of the 600 were total and utter patzers who were only barely aware of the right way to move the pieces.... I don't know, I'm just a caveman!!
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