Azerbaijan Chess Federation

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Azerbaijan Chess Federation
Azərbaycan Şahmat Federasiyası
Abbreviation AŞF
Formation 1920 (1992)
Headquarters Xaqani küçəsi 1, Baku
Region served
Dr. Elman Rustamov
Affiliations FIDE

The Azerbaijan Chess Federation (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Şahmat Federasiyası, AŞF) is the governing chess organization in Azerbaijan and is affiliated to the World Chess Federation FIDE.[1] The Azerbaijan Chess Federation was founded in 1920 when Azerbaijan became a member of the Soviet Union as the Azerbaijan SSR the same year, and was reorganized in 1992, after Azerbaijan attained its independence with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and became a member of FIDE the same year. Its headquarters are in Baku.[2]

Dr. Elman Rustamov is the President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation since 2007.[3]

President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation Elman Rustamov (left) with the President of the World Chess Federation FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

Executive Committee[edit]

The executive committee includes:[4]

  • President – Dr. Elman Rustamov
  • Vice-president – Faiq Hasanov
  • Vice-President – Mahir Mammadov
  • General Secretary – İbrahim Mammadov


Its members include:


International Masters[6]

Women Grandmasters[7]

Women International Masters[8]


The federation organizes the following chess competitions:

International events[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]