The Azerbaijan championship on 64 squared checkers has been held among boys and girls in the Azerbaijan Chess Center.
The member of "Neftchi Sports Club” Famil Kamilli has scored 20 points at 10 matches and has been the republic champion again among the boys (U-19). Among the girls (U-13) Ulkar Babanli has achieved the same success and taken a gold medal. Another player of the club Yusif Rahimli has scored 21 points at 11 matches and has become the Azerbaijan Champion.
Note that, four-time world and European champion Famil Kamilli wins this title 27th time, the European champion Ulkar Babanli 7th time and Yusif Rahimli the first time.
The winners will participate in the European Championship held in Russia, on 29th April and the World Championship held in Bulgaria, on 24th August.