The Vugar Gashimov memorial 2022 will take place from 18-23 December in Baku, Azerbaijan. It will be a 10-player super-tournament consisting of Rapid and Blitz stages and the final standings will be determined according to the sum of points of Rapid and Blitz events. The Rapid portion will be played in 9 rounds, round-robin system, with time control 15 min + 10 sec, and the Blitz tournament will be played in 18 rounds, round-robin system, with time control 3 min + 2 sec.
The participants are GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, GM Richard Rapport, GM Wang Hao, GM Sam Shankland, GM Gukesh D, GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov, GM Rauf Mamedov, GM Vallejo Pons, GM Abdulla Gadimbayli and GM Aydin Suleymanli.
Chessdom will follow the event with daily news and videos and will broadcast live games.