3 azerbaijani chess players in Moscow Open 2013 confirmed

GM Rauf Mammadov (Azerbaijan) wearing Che Guev...

GM Rauf Mammadov (Azerbaijan) wearing Che Guevara t-shirt, Heraklion 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The participation of three chess players of the Azerbaijani national team in the festival of Moscow Open 2013 was officially confirmed.

The appeals of grandmasters Rauf Mammadov, Eltaj Safarli and Gadir Huseynov who became the silver winners of the world chess championship among cities in Al-Ayne in late December have been confirmed.

Today Rauf Mammadov (2651) is the fifth confirmed participant of the tournament, Eltaj Safarli is the eighth (2638), Gadir Huseynov (2623) is 14th. Considering the fact that the rating of all the three Azerbaijani chess players tops 2600 points, no starting fee is paid to them.

via News.Az – Participation of three Azerbaijani chess players in Moscow Open 2013 confirmed.

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