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India A defeats Brazil 3-1; India B draws Azerbaijan 2-2; India C defeats Paraguay 3-1

The spectators thronged the Four Points by Sheraton in large number to witness the ninth round of the ongoing 44th Chess Olympiad. India A which lost to Armenia yesterday got back their rhythm to trounce Brazil with a 3-1 score. 11th seed India B Team held sixth seeded Azerbaijan to a 2-2 draw. India C […]

Uzbek kids lead the Chess Olympiad : India B vs Uzbekistan, the clash of the youngsters

(IM Michael Rahal, FIDE Press Officer, Chennai) The battle for the medal was all the rage in the ninth round of the Olympiad, played this afternoon at the Sheraton Four Points Convention Center in Mahabalipuram. No team is budging an inch and the matches are fast and furious. Uzbekistan’s young squad, led by teenager Abdusattorov […]

Chess Olympiad: USA versus Greece

Tale of two matches is a narrow win in the open competition and a convincing victory in the Women’s Olympiad The USA team was on 12 points from five wins, two draws and one loss, in the ninth position, three points off the pace. Nothing less than a win was needed to keep their hopes […]

Women’s Olympiad: major setback for India in round 9

In a major setback for India, overnight sole leaders in the Women’s section India A were upset by fourth seed Poland 1.5-2.5. R Vaishali lost the only game to WIM Oliwia Kiolbasa who incidentally scored a scorching 9/9 while the three other boards ended in hard-fought draws. India B trounced Switzerland 4-0, with Vantika Agrawal […]

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Photos Round 9

Videos Round 9

Chessify provides cloud analysis for the Chess Olympiad

FIDE and Chessify, the No. 1 cloud service for chess engine analysis, partnered on the 44th Chess Olympiad for powering the chess game analysis of top games. For the last, decisive rounds, the Chessify live analysis tool is available for the top 48 games of the day (top 6 matches of Open and top 6 […]

USA toppled by Indian teenagers

Armenia leads the Olympiad after eight rounds IM Michael Rahal, FIDE Press Officer, Chennai From the outside it’s always very difficult to speculate on what may be happening to the USA team, but it’s clear that they are not going through their best moment. Despite having the best team on paper by quite a margin, […]

Bad day in the office: USA crashes to comprehensive defeat by young team India B, USA Women’s team draw the Czech Republic

Top-seeded USA, who have struggled to hit any semblance of form, already drawing two matches, were beaten 3-1 by India B, a result that might have ended all hope for Gold. USA fielded their strongest line-up, Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Wesley So, and Leinier Dominguez Perez, each of who have been on the top board […]

Schedule of the Tournament

Day-1

Arrival Day

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All Day

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27th Jul, 2022

Day-2

Arbiters Meeting

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17:00


Opening Ceremony

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19:00

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28th Jul, 2022

Day-3

Captains Meeting

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09:30


Round 1

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15:00

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29th Jul, 2022

Day-4

Round 2

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15:00

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30th Jul, 2022

Day-5

Round 3

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15:00

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31st Jul, 2022

Day-6

Round 4

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15:00

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01st Aug, 2022

Day-7

Round 5

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15:00

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02nd Aug, 2022

Day-8

Round 6

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15:00


Bermuda Party

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22:00

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03rd Aug, 2022

Day-9

Free Day

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Full Day

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04th Aug, 2022

Day-10

Round 7

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15:00

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05th Aug, 2022

Day-11

Round 8

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15:00

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06th Aug, 2022

Day-12

Round 9

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15:00

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07th Aug, 2022

Day-13

Round 10

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15:00

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08th Aug, 2022

Day-14

Round 11

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10:00


Closing Ceremony

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16:00

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09th Aug, 2022

Day-14

Departure Day

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All Day

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10th Aug, 2022

About Chennai

Chennai, Where the old meets the new

Chennai, Where the Old Meets the New Chennai is the mecca of Indian chess. And not just chess. Chennai is also known for its scenic beauty. It is a home for world’s second longest beach and rock-cut architecture and more. Chennai is proud to be the host of 44th Chess Olympiad 2022, where over 2000 players from more than 200 countries will be participating.

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