Rauf Mammadov

Azərbaycan

Born on April 26th, 1988, FIDE rating: 2704 (April 2018)

In 2004 he became a Grandmaster following his victory during the international tournament in Dubai.

He played in the gold medal-winning Azerbaijani team at the European Team Chess Championship (2009, 2013 and 2017).

In 2009, he shared the first threeplaces with Yuriy Kuzubov and Dmitry Andreikin in a category 16 tournament at Lubbock, Texas.

The four times winner of Azerbaijan Chess Championship. Mamedov won Corsica master’s Blitz tournament in 2011.

Mamedov is a gold medalist of European Blitz Championship 2015 held in Minsk. He played in the Shamkir Chess super tournament in 2015 and 2016.

In 2017 he became the fourth Azerbaijani chess player reaching the rating of 2700.