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Gadir Guseinov: I should not have lost the second classical game Azerbaijani player Gadir Guseinov, who won his first classical game, but then lost the second game, going for tiebreaks, managed to beat Maxim Matlakov and pass to the next stage. 2015-09-14 more
Teimour Radjabov: There Are No Weak Opponents in the World Cup Four Azerbaijani GMs made it into the second round of the FIDE World Cup. Teimour Radjabov got his ticket on the tiebreak by beating Samuel Sevian in both rapid games. 2015-09-14 more
New chess post stamp have been released The Ministry of Communications and Technologies together with its subsidiary “Azermarka” have released a new post stamp dedicated to the Baku Chess World Cup 2015. The nominal price of the new stamp is 1 manat. 2015-09-13 more
Gata Kamsky: I will be cheering for Radjabov and Mamedyarov. One of the upsets of the first round of the Baku World Chess Cup 2015 was the elimination of Gata Kamsky. 2015-09-13 more
Transport information Once you finalize your departure date, please, coordinate with our Transport department - send an email with the relevant information to or Please, call +994 050 257 77 98 if you have any questions. 2015-09-13 more
Round 1 - Tiebreak colors The round 1 is almost over and we have 24 tiebreak pairs for tomorrow. Not all the favourites managed to pass through the first stage and more unexpected results to come tomorrow. 2015-09-12 more
Rauf Mamedov: "I think more about the next Manchester United match" One more azerbaijani chess player has made it to the second round. Rauf Mamadov managed to overcome the former European Champion Yevgeniy Nayer with a 1.5 to 0.5 score. On the post-match press conference Rauf reviewed the game: "It was very interesting today. 2015-09-12 more
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: I want to finish the match tomorrow Azerbaijani grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov was victorious over Pouya Idani in the first round of the Baku World Cup 2015. 2015-09-11 more
Hou Yifan commented on her result today The first press conference of the Baku World Cup 2015 took place with Hou Yifan as a main guest. 2015-09-11 more