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The winners of the rapid type will be announced at the World Cup, where Azerbaijani chess players will perform

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The winners of the rapid type will be announced at the World Cup, where Azerbaijani chess players will perform

The winners of the rapid type will be announced at the World Cup, where Azerbaijani chess players will perform
Azerbaijani chess players will play their next games in the world rapid and blitz championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Qazet.az reports according to reportsnews the names of the winners in the rapid category will be clarified today.

X, XI, XII and XIII round matches will be played in the men's competition, and IX, X and XI round matches will be played in the women's competition.

Azerbaijan is represented in the tournament by Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Gadir Huseynov, Rauf Mammadov, Vasif Durarbeyli, Vugar Asadli, Aydin Suleymanli, Muhammad Muradli and Abdulla Gadimbeyli, Gunay Mammadzade, Gulnar Mammadova, Ulviyya Fataliyeva, Khanim Balajayeva, Govhar Beidullayeva and Laman Hajiyeva.

Mammadov is currently ranked 16th with 6 points. Mammadyarov with the same score is 23rd, Suleymanli is 63rd with 5 points, Asadli is 87th with 4.5 points, Gadimbeyli is 100th with the same score, Durarbeyli is 108th with 4 points, and Muradli is 131st with 3.5 points.

Among the women, Mammadova is 18th with 5 points, Balajayeva is 20th, Fataliyeva is 32nd with 4.5 points, Hajiyeva is 45th with 4 points, Mammadzadeh is 47th with the same points, and Beidullayeva is 52nd.

Norway's Magnus Carlsen is the leader in men with 7.5 points. Among women, China's Tan Zhongyi, Russia's Alexandra Goryachkina and India's Savitha Sri have 6.5 points.

It should be noted that the world championship will end on December 30. 258 grandmasters (155 men, 103 women) compete in the world championship with a prize fund of 1 million US dollars.