Azerbaijan`s GM to join Qatar Chess Masters Open

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will vie for medals in the Qatar Masters Open tournament that will take place in Doha from November 25 to December 5.

Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Eltaj Safarli, Gadir Huseynov, Nidjat Abbasov, Ulvi Bajarani, and Zeynab and Turkan Mammadyarovas, Azertag news agency reported.

The open tournament will become the strongest yet in the Middle East with the prize fund as much as $110,000, including $25,000 for the first place.