Mammadyarov at the 2006 Corus chess tournament
|Full name||Şəhriyar Məmmədyarov|
(#5 on the June 2017 FIDE ratings list)
|Peak rating||2800 (June 2017)|
Shakhriyar Mamadyarov  (born 12 April 1985 in Sumgayit, Azerbaijan), is a chess grandmaster. On the January 2008 FIDE rating list he reached number six in the world with a rating of 2760. He is known for being an excellent chess strategist. "His unique style of play never fails to amaze his often surprised chess opponents".
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- Azerbaijani: Şəhriyar Məmmədyarov
- "The Top-Notch Azerbaijani Chess Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov". Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2010-03-13.
- Chessgames.com