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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

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Full Name Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Profession Chess Player
Date of Birth April 12 , 1985
Current Age 38 years
Birth Country Azerbaijan
Nationality Jus sanguinis
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 38 years old)

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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is one of the famous Chess Player, who was born on the memorable day of April 12 in the year 1985. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is a proud citizen of Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani Chess Grandmaster and one of the highest ranking players in the world.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Popular As: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
First Name: Shakhriyar
Last Name: Mamedyarov
Gender: Male
Birthday: April 12
Birth Year: 1985
Age: 38-years
Siblings: Turkan Mamedyarova, Zeinab Mamedyarova


In 2003, he was catapulted to fame by winning the World Junior Chess Championship, before winning it again two years later.

He won the 2013 Rapid Chess World Championship and he is the only person to win the World Junior Chess Championship twice.


His father is a former boxer and trainer. He is known to use strategies developed by the legendary Alexander Alekhine.

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Timeline

In 1980, his family moved to the then-flourishing industrial city of Sumqayit, Azerbaijan, where Shakhriyar was born.
Mamedyarov played for Azerbaijan at the Chess Olympiads of 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.
He is a two-time World Junior Champion (2003 and 2005) and was World Rapid Champion in 2013. .
He repeated his victory in 2005, becoming the only two-time champion, while achieving a 2953 performance rating after eight rounds.
This performance earned him an invitation to the Essent Tournament 2006 in Hoogeveen.
After winning this and the 2007 edition, Mamedyarov achieved world fame.