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Saturday, January 11, 2014

RIP: Vugar Gashimov is No More

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Hello everyone,

It is sad news that member of the Azerbaijan National Chess team, the talented GM Vugar Gashimov is no more. He was under treatment at a Heidelberg clinic in Germany. 

Born July 24, 1986 in Baku, Gashimov was three times Azerbaijani national chess champion. He played in the gold medal-winning Azerbaijani team at the European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad in 2009 and became winner of Reggio Emilia chess tournament in 2011.
We send our heartfelt condolences to Vugar Gashimov's friends and family.

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