Team ARB (2018-2022): Lutfiyar RUSTAMOV

Lutfiyar Rustamov

I work as the head of the sports school sector of the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

I have been the country’s state chess coach since 1992. I am an honored chess coach of the Azerbaijan Republic. Among my students were world and European champions in age groups. FIDE master.

6-time national champion in chess composition. International chess arbitеr since 2003. I was the arbiter in more than 300 chess tournaments, the chief arbiter of more than 10 international tournaments, was the deputy arbiter of about 30 international tournaments, including tournaments of the 22nd FIDE category, with the participation of world champion Magnus Carlsen. I was the deputy arbiter in the European Team Championship 2017 in Greece and was a sector arbiter at the 2016 World Chess Olympiad in Baku.

I love to play football, tennis and table tennis.