"Our representative Nijat Abasov is fighting for the third place. This is already a great success for him." Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sports Farid Gayibov said this in his statement to the correspondent of "Idman.biz" while talking about the Chess World Cup held in Baku and the successful performance of our chess player Nijat Abasov in this competition.
"18 of our chess players participated in this competition. Holding such competitions at a high level shows the level of Azerbaijani chess. It’s a great race. It was organized once in 2015. And we are holding this kind of competition for the second time," the minister added.