Today.Az » Sports » Azerbaijani chess grandmaster reaches world cup 1/8 finals
30 November 2009 [10:09] - Today.Az
Azeri chess grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has defeated Chinese Wang
Hao in the first leg of the 1/16 of final in the world cup tournament
in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
The win is the fifth in a row for
Mammadyarov in the competition.
Another Azeri grandmaster Vugar Hashimov drew with China`s Lee Chao.
Three Azeri players Teymur Rajabov, Gadir Huseynov and Rauf Mammadov have already been knocked out of the competition.