Alireza Firouza won the title Tuesday Blitz Chess

Alireza Firouza won the title Tuesday Blitz Chess

17-year-old Alireza Firouza, who originally played on Iran from New Delhi (Niklesh Jain), is now being considered as the next biggest player in the world. The reason is clear that at this age he has become the world No 11 and has consistently defeated the top players. Are doing He is especially on-the-board in classical chess as well as in the instant blitz format of online chess, even beating world champion Magnus Carlson.

Once again, he has won the title Tussade tournament of 740 players of Chase.com by showing a brilliant game. He remained unbeaten after playing 11 rounds in the entire tournament and clinched the title, scoring 10 points with 9 wins, 2 draws. All matches were played in 3 minutes + 1 second format. Alex Purdozhnyi of Russia, Abdusattarov Nodirbek of Uzbekistan, Sergi Zhigalko of Belarus and Altaj Safarli of Azerbaijan 9.


FC Goa ready for AFC Champions League group stage debut

FC Goa ready for AFC Champions League group stage debut

Madgaon: AFC Champions League football tournament will be held for the first time since Wednesday in India and FC Goa will be the only team from the country to participate in the group stage of the continent's top club football competition. The FC Goa team will clash with Al-Rayan SC of Qatar at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday and head coach Juan Ferrando is hopeful that the team will be able to take advantage of playing at home.

In this continent's most prestigious club competition, Indian Super League 2019-20 champion FC Goa has been placed in Group E along with Persepolis of Iran, Al-Rayan and Al-Wahda of UAE. The path of the Indian team will not be easy against the team of Al-Rayan, playing under the guidance of former Paris Saint Germain manager Laurent Blanc. Al-Rayan has such legendary players as former FC Porto star Yasin Brahimi and Ivory Coast's Yohan Boli.

It will not be easy for FC Goa to overcome the challenge of strong teams of Persepolis and Al Wahda. Before his league debut, Ferrando described his players' chance to play once in their lifetime against some of Asia's biggest players. FC Goa qualified in the group stage of the 2021 AFC Champions League by winning the ISL Winners League Shield in the 2019-20 season. This is the first time an Indian team is playing in this phase of the competition.