2012 Chess Olympiad Rd8 by Arman Karakhanyan ©

Chess Olympiad Round 8

FIDE.com Russia made a huge step in their quest for the first gold medal since 2002 as they beat the defending champion and one of the main rivals – the team of Ukraine. Sergey Karjakin woke up in the perfect momen...
2012 Chess Olympiad Round 7 by Arman Karakhanyan ©

Chess Olympiad Round 7

FIDE.com After taking a short break with the previous round, the team of Russia has returned to the winning paths in the 7th round of the Chess Olympiad Open section. Russia and Azerbaijan signed three draws before the t...
2012 Chess Olympiad Round 6 by Arman Karakhayan ©

Chess Olympiad round 6

FIDE.com The 6th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad was a showcase of classic monster matches. When Godzilla and King Kong fight you don’t get in the way. You step back and watch the destruction hoping you don’...

Chess Olympiad Round 5

FIDE.com The 5th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad saw match-ups of many powerhouse teams in the Open section. On the first match table, 2-time Olympiad Champion Armenia locked horns with the defending champions of Ukrain...

Chess Olympiad Round 4

FIDE.com In the 4th round of the World Chess Olympiad the teams of USA and India were paired to play on the first table. Just before the time control India’s leader Krishnan Sasikiran became entangled in the net of...