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Shahriyar Mammadyarov became the winner of ShamkirChess2016 Games are over in the final – IX round of the “ShamkirChess 2016” tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. The final round was successful for our chess players. 2016-06-05 More...
Rauf Mammadov: "ShamkirChess2016 will have a special place in my life" Defeating Chinese chess player in the final round of the tournament held in Shamkir, Azerbaijani chess player Rauf Mammadov shared his opinions on the competition: "The tournament was not stable for me. 2016-06-04 More...
Rajabov and Eljanov commented on the final round Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov played a draw with Ukrainian chess player Pavel Eljanov in the final round of the ShamkirChess2016 tournament. Eljanov, who was playing with the white pieces, did not benefit his advantage, as he: "The game was equal. 2016-06-04 More...
Fabiano Caruana: "I will not be able to forget my struggle in Shamkir in short time" US grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, who finished the ShamkirChess2016 tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov in the second place, expressed satisfaction with his way of gaming despite that he could not become a winner. 2016-06-04 More...
Sergey Karjakin: "I did play the way I desired in Shamkir" Russian chess player Sergey Karjakin, playing a draw with rating favorite Fabiano Caruana in the final round of the ShamkirChess2016 tournament organized with the support of the Synergy Group, made a comment on the final results of the competition. 2016-06-04 More...
Shahriyar Mammadyarov won a great victory: "The tournament is not over yet" Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov defeated Fabiano Caruana, the rating favorite of the competition, in the round VIII of the tournament ShamkirChess2016. The US chess player made a mistake in the debut, which caused his defeat in the end of the game. 2016-06-03 More...
Fabiano Caruana: "I did not notice the move that would bring the game to victory" The first game ended in the seventh round of Vugar Gashimov’s memorial held in Shamkir. Holland grandmaster Anish Giri played a draw with Fabiano Caruana, the leader of the competition. 2016-06-02 More...
Hou Yifan: "I do not regret for playing a draw" Chinese world champion Hou Yifan played a draw with Indian grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna in the round VI of the ShamkirChess 2016 tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. The sportspersons attended a press conference following the game. 2016-06-01 More...
Eltaj Safarli: "I did not suggest a draw to be the winner" The last game ended in the round V of the ShamkirChess 2016 tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. Azerbaijani chess player Eltaj Safarli was defeated by Anish Giri of the Netherlands. 2016-05-30 More...
Sergey Karjakin: "It doesn’t matter whether the opponent is male or female" I am very happy to win a victory in Shamkir. Currently, I have 3 points. We will have more 4 games after the rest-day. In my opinion, it is too early to speak about the final result. I always visit Shamkir with great interest. The city surprises me with new things in each visit. 2016-05-30 More...
Pentala Harikrishna: "Failure to get an advantage from the debut did not made me upset" Ukrainian Pavel Eljanov was defeated by India’s Pentala Harikrishna in the 5th round of Vugar Gashimov’s memorial. Indian chess player expressed his pride of a worthy victory at a press conference: "Failure to get an advantage from the debut did not make me upset. 2016-05-30 More...
Teymur Rajabov spoke of his defeat Azerbaijani grandmaster Teymur Rajabov was defeated by US chess player Fabiano Caruana in the 5th round of the ShamkirChess 2016 tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. 2016-05-30 More...
Hou Yifan: "I am very happy..." The last game of the round 4 of the "ShamkirChess 2016" tournament took place between Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov and Chinese chess player Hou Yifan. The sides played a draw in the game continued till the move 56. They shared opinions on the intense game. 2016-05-29 More...
Fabiano Caruana: "Vugar Gashimov’s Memorial has taken a successful start for me" One more game of the 4th round ended in the "ShamkirChess2016" tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. In this round, Italian chess player Fabiano Caruana who is the rating favorite won a convincing victory over Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov. 2016-05-29 More...
Anish Giri: "I took advantage of a serious mistake of the opponent" Another game came to an end in the 4th round of the "ShamkirChess2016" tournament dedicated to the great memory of Vugar Gashimov. Holland’s Anish Giri won a convincing victory over Indian chess player Pentala Harikrishna. 2016-05-29 More...