Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in Azerbaijan

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated March 26, 2023].

1. Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov net worth 2020
Garry Kasparov was born on April 13, 1963 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
He became the youngest World Champion of Chess at 22 in 1985 and he was the highest ranked chess player in the world for 255 months.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

2. Emil Sutovsky

Emil Sutovsky net worth 2020
Emil Sutovsky was born on September 19, 1977 in Azerbaijan.
Representing Israel, he won gold in the 2010 Chess Olympiad.

3. Vugar Gashimov

Vugar Gashimov net worth 2020
Vugar Gashimov was born on July 24, 1986 in Azerbaijan.
He is best known as a Blitz Chess Champion and he played in the gold medal-winning Azerbaijani team at the European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad in 2009

4. Teimour Radjabov

Teimour Radjabov net worth 2020
Teimour Radjabov was born on March 12, 1987 in Azerbaijan.
He is credited with repopularizing the King's Indian Defence and in 2012 FIDE ranked him the No. 1 player in Azerbaijan and the fourth in the world.

5. Vladimir Makogonov

Vladimir Makogonov net worth 2020
Vladimir Makogonov was born on August 27, 1904 in Azerbaijan.
He was best known as a highly skilled positional player and he became an International Master in 1950 and an honorary Grandmaster in 1987.

6. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov net worth 2020
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov was born on April 12, 1985 in Azerbaijan.
He won the 2013 Rapid Chess World Championship and he is the only person to win the World Junior Chess Championship twice.