GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Player

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Profile
Title: 
GM
Rating: 
2769
Age: 
32
Country: 
Azerbaijan
Chess Highlights
2013 World Rapid Chess Champion
Paris GCT Wildcard

Mamedyarov won the World Junior Championship in 2003 and 2005, becoming the only two-time champion of the event. Mamedyarov has also won both the Tal Memorial and Shamkir Chess tournaments twice, as well as qualifying for the FIDE Candidates Tournament twice (2011 and 2014). This year, Mamedyarov won for the second time Vugar Gashimov Memorial.