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Sarkhan Gashimov surprising winner in San Sebastian blitz tournament
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 17:46
Sarkhan Gashimov, the older brother and manager of top GM Vugar Gashimov, won a strong blitz tournament in San Sebastian last week, ahead of many grandmasters. Rated 2351, the amateur player from Azerbaijan defeated Julio Granda Zuniga of Peru in the final. Sarkhan Gahimov with Basque hat and trophy | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya...
Gashimov gets replaced in Reggio Emilia, plays in San Sebastian
Monday, December 26, 2011 20:12
In a strange turn of events, Vugar Gashimov, without his knowledge, was replaced by Alexander Morozevich at the 54th Torneo di Capodanno. The tournament, which starts tomorrow in Reggio Emilia, also has Ivanchuk, Nakamura, Vitiguov, Caruana and Giri playing. Gashimov will be playing in another strong tournament which starts on Wednesday in San...