Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete against each other. The event is organised by FIDE, which selects the host nation.

Read more about Chess Olympiad:  Birth of The Olympiad, Recognised Sport, Competition, Olympiads and Top Results in The Open Section, Total Team Ranking, Best Individual Results in The Open Section

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Chess Tournament - History - Chess Olympiads
... Main article Chess Olympiad An attempt was made in 1924 to include chess in the Olympic Games ... it was very difficult to distinguish between amateur and professional chess players, the event was called off ... was taking place in Paris, the 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad took place separately from the Olympics, but also in Paris ...
Lajos Asztalos
... – 1 November 1956, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess International Master, professor, and languages teacher ... He represented Yugoslavia in Chess Olympiads In 1926, in 2nd unofficial Chess Olympiad in Budapest – team silver medal In 1927, at third board in 1st Chess Olympiad in London (+4 –3 =8) In 1931 ... Asztalos became Vice President of the Hungarian Chess Union and Secretary of the FIDE Qualification Committee ...
Chess Olympiad - Best Individual Results in The Open Section
... Only players participating to at least four Olympiads are considered in this table ... (1) Kasparov played his first four olympiads for the Soviet Union, the rest for Russia ... (2) Keres played his first three Olympiads for Estonia, the rest for the Soviet Union ...
Scacchi - Competitive Play - Organization of Competitions
... Contemporary chess is an organized sport with structured international and national leagues, tournaments, and congresses ... Chess's international governing body is FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs) ... Most countries have a national chess organization as well (such as the US Chess Federation and English Chess Federation) which in turn is a member of FIDE ...
Marc Santo-Roman - Chess Career
... He won three French Chess Championship at Angers 1990, Montpellier 1991, and Chambéry 1994 and played for France in the 29th Chess Olympiad at Novi Sad 1990 ...

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