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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.


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