Yousof Safvat

Yousof (Younnus, Younus) Safvat (born 1931 in Tehran - death 2003 in Tehran) was an Iranian chess player. He was the first official chess champion and national master of Iran.

He won four times Iranian Chess Championship (1956, 1957, 1959, 1965), and represented Iran in Chess Olympiads at Moscow 1956, Munich 1958, Varna 1962, Tel Aviv 1964, and Siegen 1970.

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