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The answers are out there. By Jim Eade The Chess Olympiads (the world’s most prestigious team tournament) is going on this month in Istanbul. One of the most improbable participants is a teen aged girl from Katwe, one of...
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 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...