Teimour Radjabov

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Birthday
12, 1987
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Azerbaijan

About

Former chess prodigy who is one of the highest ranked players in the world and the best player in his native Azerbaijan.

Before Fame

He became a Grandmaster at the young age of 14.

Trivia

He is credited with repopularizing the King's Indian Defence and in 2012 FIDE ranked him the No. 1 player in Azerbaijan and the fourth in the world.

Family Life

He uses his mother's surname due to prejudice against his father's Jewish heritage.

Associated With

He defeated Garry Kasparov when he was just 15 years old.