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Azerbaijani chess players ready to fight the "elite"

17 November 2010 [12:56] - TODAY.AZ
World Blitz Chess Championship involving Azerbaijani chess players Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Teymur Rajabov and Rauf Mammadov started in Moscow on Tuesday.

The competition has brought together also Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik and Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Kariakin, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Elianov, Boris Gelfand, Hikaru Nakamura, Peter Swidler, Sergei Movsesian, Ian Nepomnishiy, Fabiano Caruana, Maxim Vachier-Lagrave, Dmitry Andreykin Boris Grachev and Boris Savchenko.

The competition takes place in two rounds. A total of 14 rounds were played on Tuesday.


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