Organizing Committee
Mr. Farid Huseynov is Chairman of Organizing Committee for Shamkir Chess 2016. He holds the position of Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board. With years of professional experience, Mr. Huseynov represents the main organizer and the sponsor of the super-tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov.   Faig Gasanov is Azerbaijani International Сhess Arbiter, as well as, coach, television presenter, author and vice-president of Azerbaijani Chess Federation. As a member of the Organizing Committee for the super-tournament, Mr. Gasanov supports with his expertise in chess domain.
 
Hojjat Asadullayev has been working in various subsidiary companies of Synergy Group from 2012. As a member of Organizational Committee of Shamkir Chess 2015, he is supporting various organizational issues of the super-tournament.       Ahad Kazimov is Director of Synergy Sport LLC, a subsidiary company of Synergy Group. As a member of Organizational Committee, he is responsible for general coordination within the organization of super-tournament.
 
Aykhan Nasibli is PR Manager for Synergy Group. As a member of Organizational Committee, he will be managing all media relations, including national and international coverage of Shamkir Chess 2015 super-tournament.   Sarkhan Gashimov is the older brother of Vugar Gashimov. Being Vugar's manager for a long time, Sarkhan Gashimov provides support with organizational issues acting as a liaison. Mr. Gashimov also helps with international media.