Vasif Durarbayli

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Vasif Durarbayli
Vasif Durarbayli 2010.jpg
Full nameVasif Durarbayli
Country Azerbaijan
Born (1992-02-24) February 24, 1992 (age 27)
Sumqayit, Azerbaijan
TitleGrandmaster
FIDE rating2625 (January 2020)
(No. 151 in the FIDE World Rankings)
Peak Elo rating2635 (January 2015)

Vasif Durarbayli (Azerbaijani: Vasif Durarbəyli; born February 24, 1992) is an Azerbaijan chess Grandmaster. He received the International Master title in 2007 and the International Grandmaster Title in 2010.

Academic career[edit]

Vasif received his high school degree in Sumqait, Azerbaijan and graduated from Azerbaijan State of Physical Culture and Sports Academy in Baku, Azerbaijan with a degree in sports instruction. He currently studies Economics at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, and serves as the President of the Student Government Association.[1]

Chess career[edit]

He started his chess career in 1999. He has won many national titles. He was second in the European Youth Chess Championship under 14 years old (Budva, Serbia) in 2006 and he won the World Youth Chess Championship under 14 years old (Batumi, Georgia). He won the European Youth Chess Championship under 18 years old (Batumi, Georgia) in 2010. In 2013 he lost to Anton Korobov at the World Cup in the first round. In 2015 he entered the World Cup as an organizer nominee, but was eliminated in the first round by Lê Quang Liêm.[2]

In 2018 he has become the winner of the Summer Chess Classic - Group A held in St. Louis.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPICE Profiles: Vasif Durarbayli". websterjournal.com.
  2. ^ "Vasif Durarbayli". Chess Games. Retrieved December 8, 2013.
  3. ^ "2018 SUMMER CHESS CLASSIC". uschesschamps.com.

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