The 2nd chess tournament dedicated to the memory of our martyr Rashad Mehdiyev was held
On April 19-22, 2022, the E-GOV Development Center (EGDC) held the 2nd chess tournament dedicated to the memory of our martyr Rashad Mehdiyev.
The tournament was held on the eve of Rashad Mehdiyev's birthday. Rashad was an employee of the Data Laboratory Department of the EGDC, rose to the peak of martyrdom in the 44-day Patriotic War.
A total of 76 employees of EGDC and "ASAN service" centers took part in the chess tournament. The first stage of the tournament was organized in the Swiss style on the online chess platform https://lichess.org/. The 10 people who scored the highest points in the first round qualified for the final stage.
A total of 9 round matches were held with 10 participants in the final stage. At the award ceremony of the tournament, the Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ulvi Mehdiyev presented medals and certificates to the first-place winners.
At the event, the father of our martyr Rahman Mehdiyev expressed his gratitude for honoring the memory of his son and congratulated the winners.
The winners of the chess tournament are as follows:
• 1st place winner - Mammadjamal Ismayilzade, EGDC
• 2nd place winner Tofig Hagverdiyev, “ASAN service” center # 3
• 3rd place winner Umid Suleymanov, EGDC
• 4th place winner Said Agalarov, Sabirabad “ASAN service” center
It should be noted that a conference room named after the martyr Rashad Mehdiyev is currently operating at the EGDC. Our martyr's brother Jumshud Mehdiyev works in the same department.
Rashad Mehdiyev was killed in the battles for Argunash Heights. In order to perpetuate his name, the chess tournament held for the first time in 2021, will be held annually on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of the martyr.