Baku, November 13, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan men`s team will face Slovenia, while female players will clash with Belgium in the first round of the European Team Chess Championship in Reykjavík.
The men’s team includes Teymur Rajabov, Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Arkadij Naiditsch, Rauf Mammadov and Eltaj Sfarli, while in the women’s event Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Zeynab Mammadyarova, Ulviyya Fataliyeva, Gulnar Mammadova, Xeyale Abdulla and Narmin Kazimova.
The nine-round Swiss system tournament brings together nearly 300 players from 36 countries.
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