Azerbaijani Grand Master Victorious at Wake-an-Zee Chess Tournament

Society Materials 29 January 2007 13:17 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijani grand master, Teymour Rajabov, won a super tournament in Wake-an-Zee, Trend reports.

Teymour drew in the final round with one of the favorites of the competition вЂ" Veselin Topalov, a Bulgarian chess player with whom he shared the leadership. Both sportsmen scored 8.5 points each and the same result was fixed in the balance of Armenian chess player, Levon Aronian, who beat his Dutch rival Sergey Tivyakov. In agreement to the rules of the tournament, all three chess-players were awarded the major prize.

The Azerbaijani young chess master who held his own in Wake-an-Zee, scored 5 victories in the tournament of the best of the best.