Another Gashimov Memorial Tournament in Moscow

Время публикации: 01.05.2015 12:10 | Последнее обновление: 01.05.2015 16:47

Last week, Vugar Gashimov was remembered not only in Shamkir, but also in Moscow. In the House of Nationalities, a second international tournament was held in memory of the prematurely-deceased grandmaster.  

The organisers were the fund for the development and promotion of Azeri culture and the field included representatives of Buryatia, Tuva, and Kalmykia, plus Fund activists. 

The event was blitz, 10 minutes per game, a seven-round Swiss. It was the Kalmyk representative, Dolgan Niudleev, who emerged as winner, with Bato Shoyzinimaev of Buryatia second. Third prize went to Moscow student Mikhail Oborin. 


Players and guests are greeted by Fund director Shamil Tagiev. 


 


  


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