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Minister: Azerbaijan has become one of centers of world chess

23 August 2010 [17:09] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov says the Baku Open international tournament to take place in Novkhani settlement in Baku suburbs has been initiated by chess players.

"Azerbaijan has become one of the centers of world chess, as evidenced by significant tournaments hosted by the country. In the "Baku Open", a number of our young, promising athletes will get a chance against the recognized masters, such as Gata Kamsky, who will play in this competition for second consecutive year," Rahimov added.


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