Vugar Gashimov Has Passed Away

Время публикации: 11.01.2014 15:15 | Последнее обновление: 12.01.2014 08:43

One of the strongest GMs dies after a long illness 

Vugar Gashimov has died in Germany today after a long illness. He was only 27. 

Gashimov was considered as one of the strongest GMs of the world. His top rating was 2761 in 2012. In the middle of that year he didn't participate in the competitions and was undergoing treatment in Germany. "Central Department of Youth and Sports in Baku, on behalf of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan,  will start all tournaments in the city with a moment of silence in memory of the Azerbaijani grandmaster."


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