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Chess Grand Prix Baku


The Chess Grand Prix will take place April 20 – May 6 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Expect frequent reports, live games commentary, and many surprises on during the Grand Prix.

Chess Grand Prix Baku participants

Magnus Carlsen (NOR 2765)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE 2752)
Teimour Radjabov (AZE 2751)
Peter Svidler (RUS 2746)
Sergey Karjakin (UKR 2732)
Michael Adams (ENG 2729)
Gata Kamsky (USA 2726)
Alexander Grischuk (RUS 2716)
Etienne Bacrot (FRA 2705)
Ivan Cheparinov (BUL 2695)
Wang Yue (CHN 2689)
Ernesto Inarkiev (RUS 2684)
Vugar Gashimov (AZE 2679)
David Navara (CZE 2672)

President nominee: Peter Svidler, Ivan Cheparinov, Etienne Bacrot, and Wang Yue

Host city nominee: Vugar Gashimov

Note: Ratings are according to the January 2008 rating list. When April 2008 FIDE rating list is available, they will be updated.

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