Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014

First Annual Chess Amateur Tournament in memory of GM Vugar Gashimov.

 First amateur chess tournament in memory of GM Vugar Gashimov took place in Azerbaijani Cultural Center located in Houston on February 15. Fourteen chess players competed in the 5-round rapid Swiss tournament. Four players ended up with 4 points each. Anar Omarov won the tournament based on additional criteria.

The event was organized by collaboration of Azerbaijanis non-profit organization in America such as Azerbaijani Cultural Center, USAN, Houston Baku Sister Cities and Houston Azerbaijanis.

Dear Members and Visitors,

Azerbaijani community in Houston would like to announce an Amateur Chess Tournament in memory of great chess player Vugar Gashimov who passed away this month at age 27.

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