In Gabala has finished the preparatory training session of the national team of Azerbaijan for the World Championship. It was attended by Rauf Mamedov, Gadir Huseynov and the first reserve player Eltadzh Safarli. Vladimir Tukmakov in an interview for the 1news.az mentioned that generally he is pleased with the first training session.
- Chess players who participated in the session, are in good shape. We now have a small break and are planning to meet up again on the 4th of July. The second training session, like the first one, will be held in Gabala. In July 13 we have a flight to Ningbo, — said Tukmakov.
It should be noted that Shahriyar Mamedyarov, Vugar Gashimov and Teimour Radjabov will also attend the next session. The captain made it clear that the decision regarding the players and the boards, on which they will play, will be made on the basis of the second training session. «This will be my decision, but it is important that it should satisfy everyone.»