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World Champion Magnus Carlsen to play in Baku Chess Olympiad

Magnus Carlsen recaps year 2015

The Norwegian Chess Federation has announced today the lineups for the upcoming World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will spearhead the men’s team and use the competition to shape the form before the World Championship Match in New York.

Open section:
GM Magnus Carlsen
GM Jon Ludvig Hammer
GM Aryan Tari
GM Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal
IM Nicolai Getz

Women’s section:
WIM Sheila Barth Sahl
WIM Ellen Hagesæther
WGM Olga Dolzhikova
Edit Machlik
Monika Machlik

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