Iranian chess grandmaster Elshan Moradi has managed to reach the semi-final stage of the second Asian Indoor Games held in Makao.
Moradi needs to win one more game which is slated for Friday afternoon to get a medal.
In the women's tournament, internationally acclaimed Iranian chess master Atousa Pourkashiyan was knocked out of the competitions.
Another Iranian chess player Shadi Paridar won the silver medal for individual rapid chess.
The competitions started on October 25 and will end on November 3.