|Full name||Faiq Zülfüqar oğlu Həsənov|
November 15, 1940 |
Ganja, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Faiq Hasanov (transliterated as Gasanov; Azerbaijani: Faiq Həsənov; born November 15, 1940 in Ganja, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR) is an Azerbaijani chess International Arbiter (1980), coach, television presenter, author and vice-president of Azerbaijan Chess Federation.
Hasanov was awarded the title of International Arbiter by FIDE in 1980. He has been in charge of World and European Championships, Olympiads, World Team Chess Championship. He also have been refereeing the tournament in Linaress for twenty years and was the chief arbiter of the first FIDE Grand Prix tournament in Baku. He was a member of the reconstituted Appeal Committee during the World Chess Championship 2006.
Author and presenter
Hasanov is widely known as television presenter of weekly Şahmat klubu (Chess Club) programme, which is broadcasting each Sunday in AzTV. He has presenting this programme for 40 years without any major interruptions as programme considered to be one of the longest programmes in the history of AzTV channel.
Awards and titles
- Azərbaycan Şahmat Federasiyasının vitse-prezidenti Faiq Həsənov İspaniyaya dəvət edilib (Azerbaijani)
- Фаик Гасанов: Чтобы быть популярными шахматам необходима господдержка (Russian)
- Chess needs Government support to be popular
- В Азербайджане несколько тренеров по шахматам, которых могу назвать лучшими в мире – Фаик Гасанов (Russian)
- Appeal of Vladimir Kramnik: Decision of the Appeals Committee FIDE Published 2 October 2006
- Faik Gasanov – the Father of Chess in Azerbaijan Chessbase Published 14 March 2007
- İdman Azərbaycan” kanalının direktoru Elsevər Dünyamalıyevin SİA-ya eksklüziv müsahibəsi (Azerbaijani)
- Фаиг Гасанов profile on Azeri Chess Federation (Russian)