“>Shamkir Chess 2016, the 3rd edition of the tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov, is set to take place this May in Azerbaijan. The exact dates of the tournament will be confirmed in the following days.
According to Tima Tushiev from Extratime, it is expected that World Champion Magnus Carlsen will be one more time among the participants. The first two of the national championship of Azerbaijan, set to take place this March, will also join.
Update (7 Apr): Sergey Karjakin confirmed his participation in the tournament
Update (16 Apr): The list of participants has been announced
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