“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”, is one of Coco Chanel's principles of success. If she reached the stars thanks to her innovative yet 'simple' concepts, the famous quote could also be the key to unlock the chess queendom's doors, soon to be found in a unique and beautiful location: Tehran.
Iran distinguished itself throughout its long chess history with many successful events organized, and is about to enrich its CV with currently one of the most prestigious chess tournaments in the World: the FIDE Women Grand Prix.
The media, the players and the entire chess scene is well aware of the high profile, which the FIDE Women Grand Prix circuit has, Tehran being the honored host to warmly welcome the ladies for the 2nd leg of the 2015/2016 series. The playing venue is located in the headquarters of the Iranian Chess Federation (Chess Palace, Hejab Str., Keshavarz Blvd, Tehran, P.O.Box 14145-463, Iran) and for two weeks, between 11-23 February, the tournament hall will witness and delight us with top class chess.
Tournament official website.