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44th Chennai Chess Olympiad ceremony report

FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich hands over the Olympic flag to the president of the Hungarian Chess Federation – (IM Michael Rahal, FIDE Press Officer, Chennai) The closing ceremony for the 44th Chennai Chess Olympiad took place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium yesterday evening, with the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K Stalin along with […]

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Uzbekistan kids surprise winners of the Chess Olympiad : Armenia gets the silver medal, while India B, formed by young talents, outpaced its seniors and snatched the bronze

History was made in the open section of the FIDE Chess Olympiad, which came to an end this morning in Chennai, India. Uzbekistan, one of the youngest teams on the roster, defeated rating favourites the Netherlands by 2.5-1.5, securing the gold medal. Undefeated over the eleven rounds, the team coached by GM Ivan Sokolov edged […]

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Chess Olympiad: USA versus Greece

Tale of two matches is a narrow win in the open competition and a convincing victory in the Women’s Olympiad The USA team was on 12 points from five wins, two draws and one loss, in the ninth position, three points off the pace. Nothing less than a win was needed to keep their hopes […]