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Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

The Vugar Gashimov Memorial opened today in Azerbaijan. It will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. Among the participants are the 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, a recent contender for the title …

Ancient palace discovered in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir

Ancient palace discovered in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir

An international Azerbaijan-Germany archeological expedition is continuing excavations near Shamkir’s Garajamirli village, at the site of an ancient town believed to have been founded 2500 years ago. The expedition has …

Azerbaijani chess player wins Vugar Gashimov chess memorial

Azerbaijani chess player wins Vugar Gashimov chess memorial

Azerbaijani grand master Shahriyar Mammadyarov has become the winner of Shamkir Chess Tournament commemorating late grandmaster Vugar Gashimov in Azerbaijan's Shamkir. He and Italy`s Fabiano Caruana both scored 8 …

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

The Vugar Gashimov Memorial opened today in Azerbaijan. It will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. The memorial will be held in Shamkir for the third time, it is dedicated to the memory of famous …