Chess player Vugar Hashimov dies

Sat 11 Jan 2014 05:25 GMT | 09:25 Local Time

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Azerbaijani chess player, grandmaster, three-fold Azerbaijani champion Vugar Hashimov has passed away this night.

Vugar Hashimov was born on 24 July 1986 in Baku, Gun.Az reports.

In FIDE rating of March 2011, he ranked 11th, one step ahead of Teymur Rajabov. In 2009, he became the European Champion within the Azerbaijani team.

God bless!




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