Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

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Birthday
12, 1985
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1985 (age 34)
Birthplace
Azerbaijan

About

Azerbaijani Chess Grandmaster and one of the highest ranking players in the world.

Before Fame

In 2003, he was catapulted to fame by winning the World Junior Chess Championship, before winning it again two years later.

Trivia

He won the 2013 Rapid Chess World Championship and he is the only person to win the World Junior Chess Championship twice.

Family Life

His father is a former boxer and trainer.

Associated With

He is known to use strategies developed by the legendary Alexander Alekhine.