Vugar Gashimov

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Birthday
24, 1986
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Azerbaijan

About

Widely considered to be one of the top chess players from the nation of Azerbaijan as well as one of the most highly rated current players world wide.

Before Fame

He one his first Azerbaijan National Championship in 1995.

Trivia

He is best known as a Blitz Chess Champion and he played in the gold medal-winning Azerbaijani team at the European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad in 2009

Family Life

His family recognized his chess skills when he was just a boy.

Associated With

He has competed against and defeated chess great Alexander Grischuk.