Rauf Mamedov, age 22, is a chess Grandmaster from Azerbaijan, who was born on 26th April, 1988. His FIDE ranking was 85 on May 2010 and Peak rating 2645 on April 2009.
Mamedov learnt to play chess at the age of 7. He became a Grandmaster after winning an international tournament in Dubai in 1999.
Mamedov played in the Azerbaijani team and won the gold medal in the European Team Chess Championship in 2009 in Novi Sad, playing alongside Teimour Radjabov, Shahriyar Mammadyarov, Gadir Guseinov and Vugar Gashimov, after winning the bronze medal in 2007.