|Elshan Moradi Abadi|
Elshan Moradi Abadi in 2010
|Full name||Elshan Moradi Abadi|
May 22, 1985 |
|FIDE rating||2593 (July 2014)|
|Peak rating||2585 (February 2014)|
|Competitor for Iran|
|Bronze||2006 Doha||Team classical|
|Asian Indoor Games|
|Bronze||2007 Macau||Individual blitz|
|Bronze||2007 Macau||Team rapid|
|Bronze||2009 Hanoi||Team blitz|
|World Mind Sports Games|
|Bronze||2008 Beijing||Team rapid|
Elshan Moradi Abadi (Persian: الشن مرادی ابدی , born 22 May 1985) is a chess grandmaster from Iran. He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, but was eliminated in the first round by Leinier Domínguez.
He was one of the members of Iran national team in the first World Mind Sports Games held in Beijing (2008), in which the Iranian team surprisingly clinched the third place ahead of Hungary, USA and India.
He has been studying in NODET Schools from 1996 until 2003. Having passed university's entrance exam he had started to study in Sharif University of Technology. He graduated from Sharif University of Technology with the B.Sc degree in Chemical Engineering.
Moradiabadi received his MBA degree from the Rawls College of Business. He is currently a PhD student at Rawls College of Business in MIS. He won the Final Four of collegiate chess with Texas Tech University in 2012.
Although he is not a professional chess player anymore, he is still number one player in Iran. His most recent Elo rating is 2586 (June ast, 2014).
- Crowther, Mark (2011-09-21). "The Week in Chess: FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011". London Chess Center. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
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