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Team Uganda returns home from Chess Olympiad - Kawowo Sports

Team Uganda returns home from Chess OlympiadKawowo SportsThe National Chess team landed in this afternoon from Baku, Azerbaijan after signing out of the World Chess Olympiad on a not so good note following a 3-1 loss to New Zealand in the Open Category, and a 2-2 draw against Malawi in the Women category in ...and more »

PH ties Argentina; Frayna first WGM - Manila Bulletin;

PH ties Argentina; Frayna first WGM - Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinPH ties Argentina; Frayna first WGMManila BulletinGrandmasters Eugene Torre and Catalino Sadorra saved the day for the Philippines which salvaged a 2-all draw with Argentina Sunday in the ninth round of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. Torre, still playing at a high-level at 64 ...and more »

Team Uganda returns home from Chess Olympiad - Kawowo Sports

Team Uganda returns home from Chess OlympiadKawowo SportsThe National Chess team landed in this afternoon from Baku, Azerbaijan after signing out of the World Chess Olympiad on a not so good note following a 3-1 loss to New Zealand in the Open Category, and a 2-2 draw against Malawi in the Women category in ...and more »

Strong St. Louis ties to chess gold medal - KFVS

Strong St. Louis ties to chess gold medalKFVSST. LOUIS (AP) - Four chess players with St. Louis connections are among a five-person team that won a gold medal at the World Chess Olympiad, the first gold for the U.S. in 40 years. The competition was in Baku, Azerbaijan, this month. The St. Louis ...and more »

Frayna clinches WGM title in Baku - Malaya;

Frayna clinches WGM title in Baku - Malaya

MalayaFrayna clinches WGM title in BakuMalayaFILIPINO chess players won't return home empty-handed from their campaign in the 24th World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. Janelle Mae Frayna, 20, clinched her third and final norm and made history on Sunday night by becoming the country's first ...and more »

Russia to host 2020 World Chess Olympiad - Nagaland Post

Russia to host 2020 World Chess OlympiadNagaland PostThe Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday. “Congratulations to Khanty-Mansiysk. It beat such countries as ...and more »

Chess Olympiad in Yugra to be Held Under the Motto 'Uniting the Universe' - Sputnik International;

Chess Olympiad in Yugra to be Held Under the Motto 'Uniting the Universe' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalChess Olympiad in Yugra to be Held Under the Motto 'Uniting the Universe'Sputnik InternationalOne of the key innovations of the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, which will be held in Yugra under the motto 'Uniting the Universe,' will be chess games between grandmasters and the ISS crew, a spokesperson for Yugra's Department of Public and External ...and more »

Janelle Frayna is PHL's first female chess GM - Visayan Daily Star (press release)

Janelle Frayna is PHL's first female chess GMVisayan Daily Star (press release)Janelle Frayna became the Philippines' first female chess grandmaster after achieving her third and final norm during Round 9 of the World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan on Sunday night. The 20-year-old woodpusher drew with Mongolian foe ...and more »

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Baku Chess Olympiad breaks all records - vestnik kavkaza;

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Baku Chess Olympiad breaks all records - vestnik kavkaza

vestnik kavkazaKirsan Ilyumzhinov: Baku Chess Olympiad breaks all recordsvestnik kavkazaBaku managed to hold the best Chess Olympiad in history, the head of the International Chess Federation, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, said, summing up the results of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad held in the capital of Azerbaijan, the correspondent of Vestnik ...and more »

World Chess Olympiad: Indian men's team finish 4th, women finish 5th - Sportskeeda;

World Chess Olympiad: Indian men's team finish 4th, women finish 5th - Sportskeeda

SportskeedaWorld Chess Olympiad: Indian men's team finish 4th, women finish 5thSportskeedaThe United States won the gold medal on a better median count over Ukraine while Russia won bronze at the 2016 World Chess Olympiad open category at Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday. The ninth-seeded Indian open team secured a credible fourth position ...and more »

Russia to host 2020 World Chess Olympiad - Times of India

Russia to host 2020 World Chess OlympiadTimes of IndiaMOSCOW: The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk (western Siberia) will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), confirmed on Tuesday. "Congratulations to Khanty-Mansiysk. It beat such ...and more »

Strong St. Louis ties to chess gold medal - West Plains Daily Quill

Strong St. Louis ties to chess gold medalWest Plains Daily QuillST. LOUIS (AP) — Four chess players with St. Louis connections are among a five-person team that won a gold medal at the World Chess Olympiad, the first gold for the U.S. in 40 years. The competition was in Baku, Azerbaijan, this month. The St. Louis ...and more »

FIDE President awards Mahir Mammadov [PHOTO] - AzerNews;

FIDE President awards Mahir Mammadov [PHOTO] - AzerNews

AzerNewsFIDE President awards Mahir Mammadov [PHOTO]AzerNewsA reception has been hosted for the participants of the 87th FIDE Congress in Baku. Addressing the event, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov spoke about the 42nd Chess Olympiad. “The Baku Chess Olympiad is drawing to a close. However, I can say with ...and more »

Mahir Mammadov: This award is not only mine, but entire Operating Committee - AzerNews;

Mahir Mammadov: This award is not only mine, but entire Operating Committee - AzerNews

AzerNewsMahir Mammadov: This award is not only mine, but entire Operating CommitteeAzerNewsThe Director of the Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee, Mahir Mammadov, has talked to the media about the outcomes of the 42nd Chess Olympiad. The press service of the Baku Chess Olympiad publishes this interview: Question: The Olympiad has ...and more »

Contented Wanyama talks Baku experience - Kawowo Sports

Contented Wanyama talks Baku experienceKawowo SportsThe curtains at the World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan were brought down on Tuesday, September 13 after 14 days of intense and keen competition among 180 nations in the Open category and 142 in the Women section. USA went unbeaten and ...and more »

Baku Chess Olympiad closes with solemn ceremony - News.Az;

Baku Chess Olympiad closes with solemn ceremony - News.Az

News.AzBaku Chess Olympiad closes with solemn ceremonyNews.AzThe 42nd Chess Olympiad has ended with a solemn closing ceremony at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, AzerTag reports. Participants in the ceremony included Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Baku Chess Olympiad, Azerbaijan`s first ...and more »

Contented Wanyama talks Baku experience - Kawowo Sports

Contented Wanyama talks Baku experienceKawowo SportsThe curtains at the World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan were brought down on Tuesday, September 13 after 14 days of intense and keen competition among 180 nations in the Open category and 142 in the Women section. USA went unbeaten and ...and more »

US wins gold at Chess Olympiad - The Star Democrat

US wins gold at Chess OlympiadThe Star DemocratThe United States delivered a geopolitical blow to Russia right where it hurts — over the chessboard — thanks to a pivotal performance by a grandmaster from Minnetonka, Minn. For the first time in 40 years, the U.S. team won the gold medal at the ...and more »

Frayna, Torre get PSC cash incentives - Philippine Star;

Frayna, Torre get PSC cash incentives - Philippine Star

Philippine StarFrayna, Torre get PSC cash incentivesPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Sports Commission will reward Grandmaster Eugene Torre and the country's first woman GM Janelle Mae Frayna cash bonus for their feats in the recent 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. PSC chairman ...and more »

Torre, Frayna to get bonus - The Standard

Torre, Frayna to get bonusThe StandardGRANDMASTER Eugene Torre and newly designated Women's GM Janelle Mae Frayna will get cash incentives for their exceptional performances in the recent 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez said the ...and more »