'Shamkir Chess2016' super tournament kicks off in Azerbaijan

Shamkir, May 26, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has drawn with Russian Sergey Karyagin with 0.5 points in the first round of the Shamkir Chess Tournament.

The day`s other results were as follows: Rauf Mammadov 0.5-0.5 Anish Giri, Teymur Rajabov 0.5 – 0.5 Hou Yifan, Eltaj Safarli 0.5 – 0.5 Pavel Elyanov, FabianoKaruan 0.5 – 0.5 Pentala Harikrishina.

The second round of the tournament will be held on May 27.

Notably, winner of 'Shamkir Chess' circular system super tournament will be identified on June 4 as a result of 9-turn fight.

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