Magnus Carlsen: "My Condolences to Vugar's Family and the Entire Chess Community of Azerbaijan"

Время публикации: 12.01.2014 22:33 | Последнее обновление: 12.01.2014 22:43

"I'm very sad to hear about the passing of Vugar Gashimov, one of the most talented & original players I've met. He was always friendly with everyone and always smiling. I have many good memories with him from tournaments, especially in the Amber tournaments. 

My condolences to his family and the entire chess community of Azerbaijan," Magnus Carlsen wrote on his Facebook page. 


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