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Teimour Radjabov's participation in the 2017 Grand Prix cycle

Teimour Radjabov's participation in the 2017 Grand Prix cycle


* This is a sponsorship contract entitling the sponsor for the 'National Sponsor' title for the final Grand Prix Series which will take place in Palma de Majorca in November of 2017. The package consists of several branding and media benefits. 

Teimour Radjabov

Winner of the Geneva Leg of the Grand Prix Series, Rajabov is one of the most recognized athletes in Azerbaijan, a country where chess is one of the most important sports. Rajabov, one of the strongest players in the world, went into semi-retirement in 2012, but came back in 2016 to capture attention of his country and go on to win his major tournament. 

Rajabov has a strong chance to win qualification into the Candidates Tournament that will take place in March of 2018.

Major benefits include:

Sponsor’s logo sized 15*3 cm on the left side of player’s jacket is always in sight and in the frame of official online broadcast and official photography supplied to accredited media

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  • Status: Official National Sponsor
  • Branding on Players’s Jacket
  • Full branding of player’s profile on the official Tournament site
  • Branding on the press conference wall
  • Hospitality package at World Chess Palma De Majorca Grand Prix (VIP tickets and right to invite guests)
  • First move ceremony at one of the events
  • Mentioning of player’s sponsor in press releases when player wins rounds/games
  • Branding stays on the player if the player qualifies for the 2018 Candidates Tournament ($250,000 value)

Please contact Nadia Panteleeva, partnerships manager, at with any questions or comments. Please be advised that there can be only one partner per player and it's delivered on first-come first-serve basis. If, after you purchase sponsorship package online, we are unable to grant it due to restrictions imposed by FIDE and International Olympic Committee or internal procedures, we will inform you and issue a refund immediately.