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Armenia getting ready for the Chess Olympiad 2012

Armenia getting ready for the Chess Olympiad 2012

The team of Armenia is getting ready for the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. “All the members actively participate in the team practice sessions, with trainings held twice a day,” the coach Petrosian told Panarmenian.net, adding that all the players showed good results in international tournaments this year. Petrosian added, “We will do the utmost [...]

Morozevich and Gashimov to miss 2012 Chess Olympiad due to health reasons

Morozevich and Gashimov to miss 2012 Chess Olympiad due to health reasons

Both absences confirmed just days before the Olympiad

Azerbaijan with generous bid for 2016 Chess Olympiad

Azerbaijan with generous bid for 2016 Chess Olympiad

The Chess Federation of Azerbaijan has come up with a rich offer to host the 2016 Chess Olympiad and 2015 World Cup in Baku. The proposed venue is the Baku Crystal Hall, a new multi-functional indoor complex that was built in order to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. The budget for the 2015 World [...]

Eugenio Torre set to make history in Istanbul Olympiad

Eugenio Torre set to make history in Istanbul Olympiad

Grandmaster Eugene Torre’s strong finish in the 2012 National Open Chess Championships didn’t go unrewarded. The 60-year-old brand new grandfather will make a record 21st appearance in the World Chess Olympiad as GM Julio Catalino Sadorra begged off to continue his studies at the Texas Tech University where he is taking B.S. Applied Mathematics. This [...]

US men’s team for 2012 World Chess Olympiad

US men’s team for 2012 World Chess Olympiad

With two players ranked in the top 15 in the world, the United States will be well represented for the upcoming 2012 World Chess Olympiad, scheduled to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, August 27 through September 10. The City of Saint Louis also will be well represented this year as two of the five players [...]

Chess Olympiad 2012 women teams, participants

Chess Olympiad 2012 women teams, participants

Chess Olympiad participants women

Chess Olympiad 2012 teams, participants

Chess Olympiad 2012 teams, participants

Participants list open section

The Turkish Chess Federation announces teams for the Chess Olympiad 2012

The Turkish Chess Federation announces teams for the Chess Olympiad 2012

Turkey presents its Olympiad hopes and the future stars

Chess Olympiad 2012 sets participation record

Chess Olympiad 2012 sets participation record

New record for the Chess Olympiad, 162 countries registered.

GM Naiditsch heads the German team for the Chess Olympiad 2012

GM Naiditsch heads the German team for the Chess Olympiad 2012

Teams announced with a few changes

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