The 42nd FIDE Chess Olympiad starts on September 2nd in Baku, Azerbaijan. The English Chess Federation has announced the teams for Open and Women’s section.
The Open team comprises Michael Adams, David Howell, Nigel Short, Luke McShane, and Gawain Jones. The non-playing captain will be Malcolm Pein.
The Women’s team comprises Jovanka Houska, Dagne Ciuksyte, Akshaya Kalaiyalahan, Sarah Longson, and Kanwal Bhatia. The captain and trainer will be Jon Speelman.