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Magnus Carlsen did not come to the press conference The third round of the ShamkirChess 2018 in the memory of Vugar Hashimov goes on. In the third round, the Azerbaijani grand master played draw with the World Champion, Magnus Carlson. It is very interesting that, the Norwegian player who shared the score with Rauf Mammadov has not attended at the traditional press conference after the party.  2018-04-21 More...
Shahriyar Mammadyarov: "Kariakin does not know my all secrets"' The third round of the ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov is going to finish. The Press Service reports that, in today`s party, the Azerbaijani grand master Shahriyar Mammadyarov played draw with the Russian representative Sergey Kariakin. 2018-04-21 More...
Sergey Kariakin: "It is not right to compare tournamnets held in Berlin and Shamkir" ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov goes on. In the second round, playing draw with the Chinese grand master Ding Liren, the Russian representative Sergey Kariakin has talked about his game: 2018-04-21 More...
Nona Gaprindashvili: “Shamkir Tournament has its own peculiar history” Visiting Shamkir for watching the Memorial of Vugar Hashimov, the prominent figure of the Georgian chess, five-time World, and one-time European Champion, Nona Gaprindashvili has given an interview to the official website of the ShamkirChess 2018. 2018-04-21 More...
Ding Liren: "In Berlin Shahriyar's mistake was decisive" In the second round of Vugar Hashimov Memorial organized in Shamkir, Chinese chess player Ding Liren played draw with the Russian representative Sergey Karyakin. According to the press service of the ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament, Liren said about a game at the press conference: 2018-04-20 More...
David Navara: "I had a chance to beat Rauf" The first round of the chess tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov organized in Shamkir has finished. The Azerbaijani grand master Rauf Mammadov with black pieces was draw in the first round against Czech grand master, David Navara. 2018-04-19 More...
Magnus Carlsen: "If I was defeated by Shahriyar, I would be very upset" In the first round of the ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov, Shahriyar Mammadyarov (Azerbaijan) was draw with the World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway). 2018-04-19 More...
Shahriyar Mammadyarov: "Vugar Hashimov offered me a draw..." In the first round of the ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov, Shahriyar Mammadyarov (Azerbaijan) played draw with the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen (Norway). 2018-04-19 More...
The ceremonial opening event of the memorial of Vugar Hashimov took place in Shamkir The Opening Ceremony of “Shamkir Chess 2018” Super Tournament devoted to the prominent grand master Vugar Hashimov has been held in the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 18th in Shamkir. 2018-04-19 More...
Shahriyar Mammadyarov: "I felt an unexpected support from Berlin" Shahriyar Mammadyarov, the Azerbaijani grand master, said in an interview to the official website of ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament. 2018-04-17 More...
Rauf MAMMADOV: “Kramnik has turned to be my idol” Participating in the Memorial of Vugar Hashimov, the grand master Rauf Mammadov has said in an interview of the official website of the ShamkirChess 2018 Super Tournament. 2018-04-13 More...
"ShamkirChess 2018" super tournament will be broadcasted live All parts of the  "ShamkirChess 2018" Super Tournament in the memory of Vugar Hashimov will be in live. According to the Press Service of the  Tournament, it will be possible to watch all games in live via the official website of tournament - www.shamkirchess.com. 2018-04-11 More...
Vladimir Kramnik will not participate at the ShamkirChess2018 Super Tournament The list of the participants of the ShamkirChess2018 Super Tournament in the memorial of Vugar Hashimov has been amended. ShamkirChess2018 Press Service reports that, the former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik has sent a letter to the Organization Committee. 2018-04-11 More...
ShamkirChess2018: Leaders of the world chess come together in Shamkir The traditional 5th Chess Super Tournament to be held in the memorial of the prominent Azerbaijani grandmaster, European Champion, late Vugar Hashimov. 2018-04-04 More...