The Chess Olympiad 2018 is going to take place from 23rd of September until 6th of October 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. The 43rd Chess Olympiad is open to all National Federations affiliated to FIDE and will be divided in two sections – open and women.
The Chess Olympiad will be played according to the FIDE Chess Olympiad Rules, in 11 rounds, with time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves and 30 minutes until the end of the game, with 30 seconds additional time per move, starting from move 1. Pairing rules of the Chess Olympiad can be found here.
The event will be played in the Olympiad venue, Sport Palace, situated on the center of Batumi. The venue has been built in 2018 and the first event to be held there will be the Batumi chess Olympiad. The Sport Palace is a very spacious modern complex.
The last Chess Olympiad 2016 took place 1-22 September in Baku, Azerbaijan. You can replay the games here
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