31 Aug

Chess Olympiad round 3 report Round 3 of the World Chess Olympiad began the clash of intellectual titans when the higher rated teams were pitted against each other. Many matches could have swayed in either direction and the close contests made it a delightful ...

29 Aug

Chess Olympiad R2 Ukraine, the defending champion defeated Qatar with a 3-1 score despite the loss by first board GM Vassily Ivanchuk to GM Mohamad Al-Modiahki. Ivanchuk was slightly better with black but he carelessly allowed the enemy queen to sneak into ...

28 Aug

Chess Olympiad to start with R1 Record breaking 158 nations start competing today at the Wolrd Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. The games begin at 15:00 local time and can be followed live at the official website. The drawing of colors was performed during the ...

26 Aug

FIDE Chess Olympiad 2012 starting in Istanbul The 40th FIDE World Chess Olympiad will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, 27 August – 10 September. A record breaking 162 nations have registered for the competition with more than 1700 players and captains. The arrival of delegations is ...

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