Nijat Mammadov

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Nijat Mamedov
Mamedov Nidjat Barcelona 2010.jpg
Barcelona 2010
Country Azerbaijan
Born (1985-04-02) April 2, 1985 (age 33)
Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
FIDE rating2615 (November 2018)
Peak rating2624 (January 2014)

Nijat Mamedov (Azerbaijani: Nicat Məmmədov; born 2 April 1985 in Nakhchivan) is an Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster (2006) and national champion in 2011.[1]

He won the European under-14 chess championship in 1999. In 2007 Mamedov tied for first with Mircea Parligras in the 11th Open International Bavarian Championship in Bad Wiessee winning the tournament on tiebreak.[2] He tied for first with Vadim Malakhatko and Valeriy Neverov in the 2007/08 Hastings International Chess Congress.[3] In 2008 he tied for 4–8th with Tamaz Gelashvili, Anton Filippov, Constantin Lupulescu and Alexander Zubarev in the Open Romgaz Tournament in Bucharest.[4] In June 2013, Mamedov won the Teplice Open in Czech Republic. [5]

He played for Azerbaijan in the 2000 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey and in the World Team Chess Championships of 2010 and 2013.[6]


  1. ^ "Azerbaijan Championship". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 11 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Nidjat Mamedov gewinnt in Bad Wiessee" (in German). ChessBase. 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-01-07). "TWIC 687: 83rd Hastings International Congress". London Chess Center. Retrieved 11 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Tournament report January 2009: Open Romgaz". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 11 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Eight Players Share First in Teplice Open". Chessdom. Retrieved 24 Jun 2013.
  6. ^ Nidjat Mamedov team chess record at

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