The Head of FIDE Meets Gadir Guseinov Half-Way

The FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov upon the request of the Azerbaijani Chess Federation has agreed on the participation of the GM Gadir Guseinov in the international tournament for the World Cup, which will be held in Baku from 10th of September to 6th of October this year.

Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Teymur Rajabov, Eltaj Safarli, Rauf Mammadov and Vasif Durarbeyli will also represent Azerbaijan in this prestigious tournament.

It is worth mentioning, that Gadir Huseynov as the member of the national team became twice the European Champion in 2009 and 2013, winning the third place in 2007 and the second in 2011.