Chess competition was held among media representatives within the Memorial.

According to the press service of the tournament, the competition organized at the Vugar Gashimov Chess Academy consisted of 7 rounds on the Swiss system. Each participant was given 10 minutes until the end of the meeting and an additional 3 seconds for each move starting from the first.

6.5 points scored in the competition held in tense sport struggle the editor-in-chief of the website Jeyhun Aliyev was the first. Employee of the Azerbaijan state news agency (AZERTAC) Ramiz Guliyev finished second with 6 points the editor of the website Zaur Hasanaliyev finished third with 5.5 points.

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Representatives of the media who took the first three places in the competition were presented cash prizes of 500, 400, 300 manat, respectively, and all participants were presented keepsakes.