Shamkir Chess 2015

16 - 27 April 2015 In the second edition of Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir the World Champion Magnus Carlsen again proved his supremacy having won the tournament a point clear of Vishy Anand.
Tournament format
round-robin
Time control
120'+60'+(15'+30'')
Members
M. Carlsen, F. Caruana, V. Anand, A. Giri, W. So, V. Kramnik, M. Vachier-Lagrave, M. Adams, S. Mamedyarov, R. Mamedov
Commentators
GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko
Carlsen Caruana Kramnik So Giri Anand Mamedyarov Mamedov Vachier-Lagrave Adams VIDEO ARCHIVE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

International supertournament Shamkir Chess is organized in memory of the outstanding Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Gashimov (1986 - 2014). In 2015 the second edition of the tournament was held. The total prize fund - 100 000 EUR. The tournament is sponsored by Synergy Group OJSC.