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GM Rauf Mamedov is 2015 Azerbaijani Champion

Rauf MamedovThe 70th  Azerbaijan Chess Championship 2015 for men took place from 6th to 15th January. The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with 22 participants and tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″.

GM Rauf Mamedov, GM Eltaj Safarli and GM Vasif Durarbayli shared the first place with 6.5/9 points each, but Mamedov prevailed on a superior tie-break score and took the trophy.

Safarli remained second, while Durarbayli was third.

You can see the full standings and replay the games below.

Official website/ LIVE games with analysis

Final standings:

GM Mamedov Rauf BAK 2642 6,5
2 GM Safarli Eltaj BAK 2635 6,5
3 GM Durarbayli Vasif SUM 2635 6,5
4 GM Guseinov Gadir BAK 2610 6
5 GM Rasulov Vugar GƏN 2491 6
6 GM Mirzoev Azer BAK 2549 5,5
7 Shahaliyev Ismayil BAK 2273 5
8 GM Bajarani Ulvi BAK 2494 5
9 IM Guliev Logman BAK 2385 5
10 FM Sadikhov Ulvi BAK 2414 5
11 GM Abasov Nijat BAK 2530 4,5
12 Bayramov Elvin QUB 2051 4,5
13 IM Izzat Kanan BAK 2424 4
14 IM Heydarli Kanan BAK 2273 4
15 CM Gasimov Parviz NAX 2517 4
16 IM Mammadov Zaur BAK 2487 3,5
17 IM Iskandarov Misratdin SUM 2405 3,5
18 CM Asadli Vugar BAK 2127 3,5
19 IM Abdulov Orkhan BAK 2342 3,5
20 IM Rzayev Bahruz BAK 2416 3,5
21 Shabanov Nurlan BAK 2165 2
22 FM Sevdimaliyev Urfan NAX 2505 1,5

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