Rauf Mamedov

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Rauf Mamedov
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Rauf Mamedov, Heraklion 2007
Full name Rauf Mamedov
Country Azerbaijan
Born (1988-04-26) April 26, 1988 (age 25)
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2660 (April 2014)
(No. 65 in the July 2011 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2679 (May 2011)

Rauf Mamedov (Azerbaijani: Rauf Məmmədov; born April 26, 1988) is an Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster.[1]


Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mamedov started playing chess at the age of seven. In 2004, he became a Grandmaster (GM), following his victory during international tournament in Dubai.

Team competitions[edit]

He played in the gold medal-winning Azerbaijani team at the European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad in 2009, alongside Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Teimour Radjabov, Vugar Gashimov and Gadir Guseinov, previously winning bronze medal in 2007.[2][3]

Notable tournament victories[edit]



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