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Zeinab Mamedyarova

Zeinab Mamedyarova at EuroChess 2007.
Full name Zeynəb Həmid qızı Məmmədyarova
Country Azerbaijan
Born 3 October 1983
Sumgayit, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Title Woman Grandmaster (2000)
Peak rating 2384 (July 2007)

Zeinab Hamid qizi Mamedyarova (also spelled Mamedjarova; Azerbaijani: Zeynəb Həmid qızı Məmmədyarova; born 3 October 1983 in Sumgayit) is an Azerbaijani chess player holding the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).


Mamedyarova was awarded the title of Woman Grandmaster in 2000. In the same year she won the World Under-18 girls championship in Oropesa del Mar and took the silver medal at the 34th Chess Olympiad held in Istanbul. In 2002, she won the European junior girls championship in Baku and the bronze medal at the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled.

She took part in the Istanbul leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2009-11 in 2009.

Mamedyarova won the women's Azerbaijani Chess Championship in 2001, 2008, 2015.

Personal life

She is the eldest sister of Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and WGM Turkan Mamedyarova. Zeinab is married and has a son.