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Uzbekistan wins Chess Olympiad 2022!

After 11 exciting rounds in a competition of 186 teams represented by more than 900 players, Uzbekistan wins the 44th Chess Olympiad! Replay all games here / Round 11 results (open section)

Final report to follow
Previews: Round 11 board pairings (open section) / Rankings after 10 rounds / Interview with GM Gabriel Sargissian
Read more: Uzbekistan to host 2026 Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad 2022 was played from 29 July – 9 August in Chennai, India and broke the participation record set in Batumi 2018. Without representatives from Russia, China and Belarus, the USA team was the absolute favorite to win the event. USA lost practical chances for the Olympic gold after playing 2-2 against Armenia due to the unfortunate situation that happened in Sam Shankland’s game.

Final rankings (open section) / Final rankings (women’s section)

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