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GM Vasif Durarbayli joins Azerbaijan Olympic Team after 16 years #TweetOftheDay

The 2021 Azerbaijan Chess Champion GM Vasif Durarbayli made it to the Azerbaijan National Team after 16 years of a “short break”. Durarbayli debuted at the 37th Chess Olympiad which took place in 2006 in Turin, Italy. He was the reserve player (6th board) and scored 1 point in three games.

The Azerbaijan Chess Federation revealed the composition of National Teams for the upcoming 44th Chess Olympiad, selecting Durarbayli as the 5th (reserve) player.

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