Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2022

There will be held traditional international tournament
"Vugar Gashimov Memorial-2022" in Baku from December 17 to 24 of the current year, dedicated to the dear memory of Azerbaijan's genius chess player, European champion, international grandmaster Vugar Gashimov. The tournament organized with the participation of ten chess players will take place on rapid and blitz.
The super tournament will be held at the Fairmont Baku hotel, organized by the Vugar
Gashimov Foundation, supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan Chess Federation, sponsored by SOCAR.

17-24 December, 2022
 No  Name Fed Rapid Blitz Total
1 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2740) AZE 8/18 12.5/18 20.5
2 Richard Rapport (2740) ROU 8/18 12/18 20
3 Aydin Suleymanli (2543) AZE 6/18 5/18 11
4 Gukesh D (2725) IND 7/18 8/18 15
5 Rauf Mamedov (2646) AZE 12/18 8.5/18 20.5
6 Nodirbek Abdusattorov (2713) UZB 14/18 11.5/18 25.5
7 Vallejo Pons (2716) ESP 12/18 7.5/18 19.5
8 Abdulla Gadimbayli (2524) AZE 7/18 5/18 12
9 Sam Shankland (2710) USA 6/18 11/18 17
10 Wang Hao (2722) CHN 10/18 9/18 19

Live Games

You can watch the live broadcast of the games with expert commentary during the tournament.

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Vugar Gashimov

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster

"I returned to gain the victory", the Azerbaijani grand master Vugar Hashimov said with a smile after his great victory on the 1st stage of the Baku 2008 Grand Prize which was held first time in the International Chess History. This great sound delight was not only about striking victory in chess, but also the triumph over the illness. After all, Vugar Hashimov was diagnosed medically in his childhood and was determined: There would not be any severe mental tension and chess contest.

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About Venue - Fairmont Baku

The jewel in the crown of Baku – Azerbaijan’s vibrant and historic capital city– Fairmont Baku Flame Towers offers the discerning traveler the very best in contemporary hospitality. Stay with us in one of our 318 luxurious rooms and suites – many with enviable views of the Caspian Sea and across the city– and you’ll quickly see why Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers was designed to exceed five-star standards. At our hotel you can enjoy some of the city’s most exquisite dining – from authentic local and Mediterranean cuisine at Le Bistro to the amazing cocktails in Bar19. And our new spa facility – SPA at Fairmont Baku – makes Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers the premier destination for luxury treatments.

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Sponsors and Partners

Republic of Azerbaijan
Ministry of Youth and Sport

organizing partner