Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table


Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table

Who won chess Olympiad 2022 points table?

Uzbekistan kids surprise winners of the Chess Olympiad : Armenia gets the silver medal, while India B, formed by young talents, outpaced its seniors and snatched the bronze – History was made in the open section of the FIDE Chess Olympiad, which came to an end this morning in Chennai, India. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table

What are the points system in Chess Olympiad 2022?

A win scores 2 points. A draw scores 1 point. A loss scores 0 points. A team with the highest number of match points in the relevant final standings shall be declared Olympiad Champion.

How many points do you get in Chess Olympiad?

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams representing nations of the world compete. FIDE organises the tournament and selects the host nation. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, FIDE held an Online Chess Olympiad in 2020 and 2021, with a rapid time control that affected players’ online ratings. The use of the name “Chess Olympiad” for FIDE’s team championship is of historical origin and implies no connection with the Olympic Games, The first Olympiad was unofficial. For the 1924 Olympics an attempt was made to include chess in the Olympic Games but this failed because of problems with distinguishing between amateur and professional players. While the 1924 Summer Olympics was taking place in Paris, the 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad also took place in Paris. FIDE was formed on Sunday, July 20, 1924, the closing day of the 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad. FIDE organised the first Official Olympiad in 1927 which took place in London. The Olympiads were occasionally held annually and at irregular intervals until World War II; since 1950 they have been held regularly every two years. As a sporting federation recognized by the IOC, and particularly as a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) conventions, FIDE adheres to their rules, including a requirement for doping tests, which they are obligated to take at the events such as the Olympiad. The tests were first introduced in 2002 under significant controversy, with the widespread belief that it was impossible to dope in chess. Research carried out by the Dutch chess federation failed to find a single performance-enhancing substance for chess. According to Dr Helmut Pfleger, who has been conducting experiments in the field for around twenty years, “Both mentally stimulating and mentally calming medication have too many negative side effects”. Players such as Artur Yusupov, Jan Timman and Robert Hübner either refused to play for their national team or to participate in events such as the Chess Olympiad where drug tests were administered. All 802 tests administered at the 2002 Olympiad came back negative. However, in the 36th Chess Olympiad in 2004, two players refused to provide urine samples and had their scores cancelled. Four years later, Vassily Ivanchuk was not penalized for skipping a drug test at the 38th Chess Olympiad in 2008, with a procedural error being indicated instead. In 2010, a FIDE official commented that due to the work of the FIDE Medical Commission, the tests were now considered routine. In November 2015, FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov announced they are working with WADA to define and identify doping in chess. Each FIDE recognized chess association can enter a team into the Olympiad. Each team is made of up to five players, four regular players and one reserve (prior to the tournament in Dresden 2008 there were two reserves ). Initially each team played all other teams but as the event grew over the years this became impossible. At first team seeding took place before the competition, with teams playing in preliminary groups and then finals. Later certain drawbacks were recognized with seeding and in 1976 a Swiss tournament system was adopted. Starting from 2008, the first criterion for determining ranking has been match points instead of board points. Teams score 2 points for a match win, 1 point for a drawn match and 0 points for a match loss. The trophy for the winning team in the open section is the Hamilton-Russell Cup, which was offered by the English magnate Frederick Hamilton-Russell as a prize for the 1st Olympiad (London 1927). The cup is kept by the winning team until the next event, when it is consigned to the next winner. There is a separate women’s competition, Since 1976 it has been held at the same time and venue as the open event, with the two competitions comprising the Chess Olympiad. The trophy for the winning women’s team is known as the Vera Menchik Cup in honor of the first Women’s World Chess Champion,

Year Event Host Gold Silver Bronze 1924 1st unofficial Chess Olympiad The Chess Olympiad (individual) Paris, France Czechoslovakia 31 Karel Hromádka, Jan Schulz, Karel Vaněk, Karel Skalička Hungary 30 Árpád Vajda, Károly Sterk, Endre Steiner, Kornél Havasi Switzerland 29 Erwin Voellmy, Otto Zimmermann, Hans Johner, Oskar Naegeli 1926 2nd unofficial Chess Olympiad The Team Tournament (part of FIDE summit) Budapest, Hungary Hungary 9 Endre Steiner, Árpád Vajda, Károly Sterk, György Négyesy, Elek Bakonyi, Sándor Zinner Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes 8 Boris Kostić, Lajos Asztalos, Stevan Ćirić, Imre György Romania 5 János Balogh, Miklós Bródy, Alexandru Tyroler, Iosif Mendelssohn, Zeno Proca 1927 1st Chess Olympiad London, United Kingdom Hungary 40 Géza Maróczy, Géza Nagy, Árpád Vajda, Kornél Havasi, Endre Steiner Denmark 38½ Orla Hermann Krause, Holger Norman-Hansen, Erik Andersen, Karl Ruben England 36½ Henry Atkins, Fred Yates, George Thomas, Reginald Michell, Edmund Spencer 1928 2nd Chess Olympiad The Hague, Netherlands Hungary 44 Géza Nagy, Endre Steiner, Árpád Vajda, Kornél Havasi United States 39½ Isaac Kashdan, Herman Steiner, Samuel Factor, Erling Tholfsen, Milton Hanauer Poland 37 Kazimierz Makarczyk, Paulin Frydman, Teodor Regedziński, Mieczysław Chwojnik, Abram Blass 1930 3rd Chess Olympiad Hamburg, Germany Poland 48½ Akiba Rubinstein, Savielly Tartakower, Dawid Przepiórka, Kazimierz Makarczyk, Paulin Frydman Hungary 47 Géza Maróczy, Sándor Takács, Árpád Vajda, Kornél Havasi, Endre Steiner Germany 44½ Carl Ahues, Friedrich Sämisch, Carl Carls, Kurt Richter, Heinrich Wagner 1931 4th Chess Olympiad Prague, Czechoslovakia United States 48 Isaac Kashdan, Frank Marshall, Arthur Dake, Israel Horowitz, Herman Steiner Poland 47 Akiba Rubinstein, Savielly Tartakower, Dawid Przepiórka, Kazimierz Makarczyk, Paulin Frydman Czechoslovakia 46½ Salo Flohr, Karl Gilg, Josef Rejfíř, Karel Opočenský, Karel Skalička 1933 5th Chess Olympiad Folkestone, United Kingdom United States 39 Isaac Kashdan, Frank Marshall, Reuben Fine, Arthur Dake, Albert Simonson Czechoslovakia 37½ Salo Flohr, Karel Treybal, Josef Rejfíř, Karel Opočenský, Karel Skalička Sweden 34 Gideon Ståhlberg, Gösta Stoltz, Erik Lundin, Karl Berndtsson 1935 6th Chess Olympiad Warsaw, Poland United States 54 Reuben Fine, Frank Marshall, Abraham Kupchik, Arthur Dake, Israel Horowitz Sweden 52½ Gideon Ståhlberg, Gösta Stoltz, Erik Lundin, Gösta Danielsson, Ernst Larsson Poland 52 Savielly Tartakower, Paulin Frydman, Mieczysław Najdorf, Henryk Friedman, Kazimierz Makarczyk 1936 3rd unofficial Chess Olympiad non-FIDE unofficial Chess Olympiad Munich, Germany Hungary 110½ Géza Maróczy, Lajos Steiner, Endre Steiner, Kornél Havasi, László Szabó, Gedeon Barcza, Árpád Vajda, Ernő Gereben, János Balogh, Imre Korody Poland 108 Paulin Frydman, Mieczysław Najdorf, Teodor Regedziński, Kazimierz Makarczyk, Henryk Friedman, Leon Kremer, Henryk Pogorieły, Antoni Wojciechowski, Franciszek Sulik, Jerzy Jagielski Germany 106½ Kurt Richter, Carl Ahues, Ludwig Engels, Carl Carls, Ludwig Rellstab, Friedrich Sämisch, Ludwig Rödl, Herbert Heinicke, Wilhelm Ernst, Paul Michel 1937 7th Chess Olympiad Stockholm, Sweden United States 54½ Samuel Reshevsky, Reuben Fine, Isaac Kashdan, Frank Marshall, Israel Horowitz Hungary 48½ Andor Lilienthal, László Szabó, Endre Steiner, Kornél Havasi, Árpád Vajda Poland 47 Savielly Tartakower, Mieczysław Najdorf, Paulin Frydman, Izaak Appel, Teodor Regedziński 1939 8th Chess Olympiad Buenos Aires, Argentina Germany 36 Erich Eliskases, Paul Michel, Ludwig Engels, Albert Becker, Heinrich Reinhardt Poland 35½ Savielly Tartakower, Mieczysław Najdorf, Paulin Frydman, Teodor Regedziński, Franciszek Sulik Estonia 33½ Paul Keres, Ilmar Raud, Paul Schmidt, Gunnar Friedemann, Johannes Türn 1950 9th Chess Olympiad Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 45½ Svetozar Gligorić, Vasja Pirc, Petar Trifunović, Braslav Rabar, Milan Vidmar Jr., Stojan Puc Argentina 43½ Miguel Najdorf, Julio Bolbochán, Carlos Guimard, Héctor Rossetto, Hermann Pilnik West Germany 40½ Wolfgang Unzicker, Lothar Schmid, Gerhard Pfeiffer, Ludwig Rellstab, Hans-Hilmar Staudte 1952 10th Chess Olympiad Helsinki, Finland Soviet Union 21 Paul Keres, Vasily Smyslov, David Bronstein, Efim Geller, Isaac Boleslavsky, Alexander Kotov Argentina 19½ Miguel Najdorf, Julio Bolbochán, Erich Eliskases, Hermann Pilnik, Héctor Rossetto Yugoslavia 19 Svetozar Gligorić, Braslav Rabar, Petar Trifunović, Vasja Pirc, Andrija Fuderer, Borislav Milić 1954 11th Chess Olympiad Amsterdam, Netherlands Soviet Union 34 Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, David Bronstein, Paul Keres, Efim Geller, Alexander Kotov Argentina 27 Miguel Najdorf, Julio Bolbochán, Oscar Panno, Carlos Guimard, Héctor Rossetto, Hermann Pilnik Yugoslavia 26½ Vasja Pirc, Svetozar Gligorić, Petar Trifunović, Braslav Rabar, Andrija Fuderer, Aleksandar Matanović 1956 12th Chess Olympiad Moscow, Soviet Union Soviet Union 31 Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, David Bronstein, Mark Taimanov, Efim Geller Yugoslavia 26½ Svetozar Gligorić, Aleksandar Matanović, Borislav Ivkov, Nikola Karaklajić, Borislav Milić, Božidar Đurašević Hungary 26½ László Szabó, Gedeon Barcza, Pál Benkő, György Szilágyi, Miklós Bély, Lajos Portisch 1958 13th Chess Olympiad Munich, West Germany Soviet Union 34½ Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, David Bronstein, Mikhail Tal, Tigran Petrosian Yugoslavia 29 Svetozar Gligorić, Aleksandar Matanović, Borislav Ivkov, Petar Trifunović, Božidar Đurašević, Andrija Fuderer Argentina 25½ Hermann Pilnik, Oscar Panno, Erich Eliskases, Rodolfo Redolfi, Raúl Sanguineti, Jaime Emma 1960 14th Chess Olympiad Leipzig, East Germany Soviet Union 34 Mikhail Tal, Mikhail Botvinnik, Paul Keres, Viktor Korchnoi, Vasily Smyslov, Tigran Petrosian United States 29 Bobby Fischer, William Lombardy, Robert Byrne, Arthur Bisguier, Nicolas Rossolimo, Raymond Weinstein Yugoslavia 27 Svetozar Gligorić, Aleksandar Matanović, Borislav Ivkov, Mario Bertok, Mato Damjanović, Milan Vukčević 1962 15th Chess Olympiad Varna, Bulgaria Soviet Union 31½ Mikhail Botvinnik, Tigran Petrosian, Boris Spassky, Paul Keres, Efim Geller, Mikhail Tal Yugoslavia 28 Svetozar Gligorić, Petar Trifunović, Aleksandar Matanović, Borislav Ivkov, Bruno Parma, Dragoljub Minić Argentina 26 Miguel Najdorf, Julio Bolbochán, Oscar Panno, Raúl Sanguineti, Héctor Rossetto, Alberto Foguelman 1964 16th Chess Olympiad Tel Aviv, Israel Soviet Union 36½ Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily Smyslov, Paul Keres, Leonid Stein, Boris Spassky Yugoslavia 32 Svetozar Gligorić, Borislav Ivkov, Aleksandar Matanović, Bruno Parma, Mijo Udovčić, Milan Matulović West Germany 30½ Wolfgang Unzicker, Klaus Darga, Lothar Schmid, Helmut Pfleger, Dieter Mohrlok, Wolfram Bialas 1966 17th Chess Olympiad Havana, Cuba Soviet Union 39½ Tigran Petrosian, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Leonid Stein, Viktor Korchnoi, Lev Polugaevsky United States 34½ Bobby Fischer, Robert Byrne, Pal Benko, Larry Evans, William Addison, Nicolas Rossolimo Hungary 33½ Lajos Portisch, László Szabó, István Bilek, Levente Lengyel, Győző Forintos, László Bárczay 1968 18th Chess Olympiad Lugano, Switzerland Soviet Union 39½ Tigran Petrosian, Boris Spassky, Viktor Korchnoi, Efim Geller, Lev Polugaevsky, Vasily Smyslov Yugoslavia 31 Svetozar Gligorić, Borislav Ivkov, Aleksandar Matanović, Milan Matulović, Bruno Parma, Dragoljub Čirić Bulgaria 30 Milko Bobotsov, Georgi Tringov, Nikola Padevsky, Atanas Kolarov, Ivan Radulov, Peicho Peev 1970 19th Chess Olympiad Siegen, West Germany Soviet Union 27½ Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Viktor Korchnoi, Lev Polugaevsky, Vasily Smyslov, Efim Geller Hungary 26½ Lajos Portisch, Levente Lengyel, István Bilek, Győző Forintos, István Csom, Zoltán Ribli Yugoslavia 26 Svetozar Gligorić, Borislav Ivkov, Milan Matulović, Aleksandar Matanović, Bruno Parma, Dragoljub Minić 1972 20th Chess Olympiad Skopje, Yugoslavia Soviet Union 42 Tigran Petrosian, Viktor Korchnoi, Vasily Smyslov, Mikhail Tal, Anatoly Karpov, Vladimir Savon Hungary 40½ Lajos Portisch, István Bilek, Győző Forintos, Zoltán Ribli, István Csom, Gyula Sax Yugoslavia 38 Svetozar Gligorić, Borislav Ivkov, Ljubomir Ljubojević, Aleksandar Matanović, Milan Matulović, Josip Rukavina 1974 21st Chess Olympiad Nice, France Soviet Union 46 Anatoly Karpov, Viktor Korchnoi, Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Tal, Gennady Kuzmin Yugoslavia 37½ Svetozar Gligorić, Ljubomir Ljubojević, Borislav Ivkov, Albin Planinc, Dragoljub Velimirović, Bruno Parma United States 36½ Lubomir Kavalek, Robert Byrne, Walter Browne, Samuel Reshevsky, William Lombardy, James Tarjan 1976 22nd Chess Olympiad * Haifa, Israel United States 37 Robert Byrne, Lubomir Kavalek, Larry Evans, James Tarjan, William Lombardy, Kim Commons Netherlands 36½ Jan Timman, Gennadi Sosonko, Jan Hein Donner, Hans Ree, Gert Ligterink, Franciscus Kuijpers England 35½ Tony Miles, Raymond Keene, William Hartston, Michael Stean, Jonathan Mestel, John Nunn 1976 Against Chess Olympiad Tripoli, Libya El Salvador 38½ Antonio Grimaldi, René Grimaldi, Salvador Infante, Roberto Camacho, Boris Pineda, Manuel Velásquez Tunisia 36 Slim Bouaziz, Ridha Belkadi, Ahmed Drira, Sbia Pakistan 34½ Zahiruddin Farooqui, Rahat Ali, Nazir Ahmad, Shahzad Mirza, Gholam Mohiuddin, Shaikh Mazhar Hussain 1978 23rd Chess Olympiad Buenos Aires, Argentina Hungary 37 Lajos Portisch, Zoltán Ribli, Gyula Sax, András Adorján, István Csom, László Vadász Soviet Union 36 Boris Spassky, Tigran Petrosian, Lev Polugaevsky, Boris Gulko, Oleg Romanishin, Rafael Vaganian United States 35 Lubomir Kavalek, Walter Browne, Anatoly Lein, Robert Byrne, James Tarjan, William Lombardy 1980 24th Chess Olympiad Valletta, Malta Soviet Union 39 Anatoly Karpov, Lev Polugaevsky, Mikhail Tal, Efim Geller, Yuri Balashov, Garry Kasparov Hungary 39 Lajos Portisch, Zoltán Ribli, Gyula Sax, István Csom, Iván Faragó, József Pintér Yugoslavia 35 Ljubomir Ljubojević, Borislav Ivkov, Bruno Parma, Bojan Kurajica, Slavoljub Marjanović, Predrag Nikolić 1982 25th Chess Olympiad Lucerne, Switzerland Soviet Union 42½ Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov, Lev Polugaevsky, Alexander Beliavsky, Mikhail Tal, Artur Yusupov Czechoslovakia 36 Vlastimil Hort, Jan Smejkal, Ľubomír Ftáčnik, Vlastimil Jansa, Ján Plachetka, Jan Ambrož United States 35½ Walter Browne, Yasser Seirawan, Lev Alburt, Lubomir Kavalek, James Tarjan, Larry Christiansen 1984 26th Chess Olympiad Thessaloniki, Greece Soviet Union 41 Alexander Beliavsky, Lev Polugaevsky, Rafael Vaganian, Vladimir Tukmakov, Artur Yusupov, Andrei Sokolov England 37 Tony Miles, John Nunn, Jon Speelman, Murray Chandler, Jonathan Mestel, Nigel Short United States 35 Roman Dzindzichashvili, Lubomir Kavalek, Larry Christiansen, Walter Browne, Lev Alburt, Nick de Firmian 1986 27th Chess Olympiad Dubai, United Arab Emirates Soviet Union 40 Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Andrei Sokolov, Artur Yusupov, Rafael Vaganian, Vitaly Tseshkovsky England 39½ Tony Miles, John Nunn, Nigel Short, Murray Chandler, Jon Speelman, Glenn Flear United States 38½ Yasser Seirawan, Larry Christiansen, Lubomir Kavalek, John Fedorowicz, Nick de Firmian, Maxim Dlugy 1988 28th Chess Olympiad Thessaloniki, Greece Soviet Union 40½ Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Artur Yusupov, Alexander Beliavsky, Jaan Ehlvest, Vassily Ivanchuk England 34½ Nigel Short, Jon Speelman, John Nunn, Murray Chandler, Jonathan Mestel, William Watson Netherlands 34½ John van der Wiel, Gennadi Sosonko, Paul van der Sterren, Jeroen Piket, Marinus Kuijf, Rudy Douven 1990 29th Chess Olympiad Novi Sad, Yugoslavia Soviet Union 39 Vassily Ivanchuk, Boris Gelfand, Alexander Beliavsky, Artur Yusupov, Leonid Yudasin, Evgeny Bareev United States 35½ Yasser Seirawan, Boris Gulko, Larry Christiansen, Joel Benjamin, John Fedorowicz, Nick de Firmian England 35½ Nigel Short, Jon Speelman, John Nunn, Michael Adams, Murray Chandler, Julian Hodgson 1992 30th Chess Olympiad Manila, Philippines Russia 39 Garry Kasparov, Alexander Khalifman, Sergey Dolmatov, Alexey Dreev, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexey Vyzmanavin Uzbekistan 35 Valery Loginov, Grigory Serper, Alexander Nenashev, Sergey Zagrebelny, Mihail Saltaev, Saidali Iuldachev Armenia 34½ Rafael Vaganian, Vladimir Akopian, Smbat Lputian, Artashes Minasian, Arshak Petrosian, Ashot Anastasian 1994 31st Chess Olympiad Moscow, Russia Russia 37½ Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Evgeny Bareev, Alexey Dreev, Sergei Tiviakov, Peter Svidler Bosnia and Herzegovina 35 Predrag Nikolić, Ivan Sokolov, Bojan Kurajica, Emir Dizdarević, Nebojša Nikolić, Rade Milovanović Russia “B” 34½ Alexander Morozevich, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Mikhail Ulibin, Sergei Rublevsky, Konstantin Sakaev, Vasily Yemelin 1996 32nd Chess Olympiad Yerevan, Armenia Russia 38½ Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexey Dreev, Peter Svidler, Evgeny Bareev, Sergei Rublevsky Ukraine 35 Vasyl Ivanchuk, Vladimir Malaniuk, Oleg Romanishin, Igor Novikov, Alexander Onischuk, Stanislav Savchenko United States 34 Boris Gulko, Alex Yermolinsky, Nick de Firmian, Gregory Kaidanov, Joel Benjamin, Larry Christiansen 1998 33rd Chess Olympiad Elista, Russia Russia 35½ Peter Svidler, Sergei Rublevsky, Evgeny Bareev, Alexander Morozevich, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Konstantin Sakaev United States 34½ Alex Yermolinsky, Alexander Shabalov, Yasser Seirawan, Boris Gulko, Nick de Firmian, Gregory Kaidanov Ukraine 32½ Vasyl Ivanchuk, Alexander Onischuk, Oleg Romanishin, Vladimir Malaniuk, Stanislav Savchenko, Ruslan Ponomariov 2000 34th Chess Olympiad Istanbul, Turkey Russia 38 Alexander Khalifman, Alexander Morozevich, Peter Svidler, Sergei Rublevsky, Konstantin Sakaev, Alexander Grischuk Germany 37 Artur Yusupov, Robert Hübner, Rustem Dautov, Christopher Lutz, Klaus Bischoff, Thomas Luther Ukraine 35½ Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Vladimir Baklan, Vereslav Eingorn, Oleg Romanishin, Vadim Malakhatko 2002 35th Chess Olympiad Bled, Slovenia Russia 38½ Garry Kasparov, Alexander Grischuk, Alexander Khalifman, Alexander Morozevich, Peter Svidler, Sergei Rublevsky Hungary 37½ Péter Lékó, Judit Polgár, Zoltán Almási, Zoltán Gyimesi, Róbert Ruck, Péter Ács Armenia 35 Vladimir Akopian, Smbat Lputian, Karen Asrian, Gabriel Sargissian, Artashes Minasian, Ashot Anastasian 2004 36th Chess Olympiad Calvià, Spain Ukraine 39½ Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Andrei Volokitin, Alexander Moiseenko, Pavel Eljanov, Sergey Karjakin Russia 36½ Alexander Morozevich, Peter Svidler, Alexander Grischuk, Alexey Dreev, Alexander Khalifman, Vadim Zvjaginsev Armenia 36½ Vladimir Akopian, Levon Aronian, Rafael Vaganian, Smbat Lputian, Gabriel Sargissian, Artashes Minasian 2006 37th Chess Olympiad Turin, Italy Armenia 36 Levon Aronian, Vladimir Akopian, Karen Asrian, Smbat Lputian, Gabriel Sargissian, Artashes Minasian China 34 Bu Xiangzhi, Zhang Zhong, Zhang Pengxiang, Wang Yue, Ni Hua, Zhao Jun United States 33 Gata Kamsky, Alexander Onischuk, Hikaru Nakamura, Ildar Ibragimov, Gregory Kaidanov, Varuzhan Akobian 2008 38th Chess Olympiad Dresden, Germany Armenia 19 Levon Aronian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, Tigran L. Petrosian, Artashes Minasian Israel 18 Boris Gelfand, Michael Roiz, Boris Avrukh, Evgeny Postny, Maxim Rodshtein United States 17 Gata Kamsky, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Onischuk, Yury Shulman, Varuzhan Akobian 2010 39th Chess Olympiad Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Ukraine 19 Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Eljanov, Zahar Efimenko, Alexander Moiseenko Russia 18 Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Peter Svidler, Sergey Karjakin, Vladimir Malakhov Israel 17 Boris Gelfand, Emil Sutovsky, Ilya Smirin, Maxim Rodshtein, Victor Mikhalevski 2012 40th Chess Olympiad Istanbul, Turkey Armenia 19 Levon Aronian, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, Tigran L. Petrosian Russia 19 Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Dmitry Jakovenko Ukraine 18 Vasyl Ivanchuk, Ruslan Ponomariov, Andrei Volokitin, Pavel Eljanov, Alexander Moiseenko 2014 41st Chess Olympiad Tromsø, Norway China 19 Wang Yue, Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Ni Hua, Wei Yi Hungary 17 Péter Lékó, Csaba Balogh, Zoltán Almási, Richárd Rapport, Judit Polgár India 17 Parimarjan Negi, Panayappan Sethuraman, Krishnan Sasikiran, Adhiban Baskaran, Musunuri Rohit Lalit Babu 2016 42nd Chess Olympiad Baku, Azerbaijan United States 20 Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Sam Shankland, Ray Robson Ukraine 20 Pavel Eljanov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Anton Korobov, Andrei Volokitin Russia 18 Sergey Karjakin, Vladimir Kramnik, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk 2018 43rd Chess Olympiad Batumi, Georgia China 18 Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi, Bu Xiangzhi, Li Chao United States 18 Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, Sam Shankland, Ray Robson Russia 18 Sergey Karjakin, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Dmitry Jakovenko, Vladimir Kramnik, Nikita Vitiugov 2020 Online Chess Olympiad † ( Virtual ) India ‡ Vidit Gujrathi, Pentala Harikrishna, Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, Divya Deshmukh, Viswanathan Anand, Nihal Sarin, Vantika Agrawal, Aravindh Chithambaram, Bhakti Kulkarni, Rameshbabu Vaishali Russia Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladislav Artemiev, Kateryna Lagno, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Alexey Sarana, Polina Shuvalova, Daniil Dubov, Aleksandra Goryachkina, Andrey Esipenko, Alexander Grischuk, Valentina Gunina, Margarita Potapova – Poland Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Radosław Wojtaszek, Monika Soćko, Karina Cyfka, Igor Janik, Alicja Śliwicka, Grzegorz Gajewski, Szymon Gumularz, Mateusz Bartel, Iweta Rajlich, Jolanta Zawadzka United States Wesley So, Sam Shankland, Anna Zatonskih, Tatev Abrahamyan, Jeffery Xiong, Annie Wang, Carissa Yip, Ray Robson 2021 Online Chess Olympiad † China ( Virtual ) Russia Daniil Dubov, Vladislav Artemiev, Aleksandra Goryachkina, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Andrey Esipenko, Polina Shuvalova, Kateryna Lagno, Leya Garifullina, Valentina Gunina, Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Fedoseev, Volodar Murzin United States Jeffery Xiong, Ray Robson, Irina Krush, Nazí Paikidze, Awonder Liang, Thalia Cervantes Landeiro, Dariusz Świercz, Anna Zatonskih China Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Hou Yifan, Ju Wenjun, Wang Shixu B, Ning Kaiyu, Xu Zhihang, Wei Yi, Lei Tingjie, Bu Xiangzhi, Zhu Jiner, Huang Qian India Viswanathan Anand, Pentala Harikrishna, Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli, Nihal Sarin, Rameshbabu Vaishali, Vidit Gujrathi, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, Adhiban Baskaran, Tania Sachdev, Bhakti Kulkarni, Savitha Shri B 2022 44th Chess Olympiad § Chennai, India Uzbekistan 19 Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Nodirbek Yakubboev, Javokhir Sindarov, Jahongir Vakhidov, Shamsiddin Vokhidov Armenia 19 Gabriel Sargissian, Hrant Melkumyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Manuel Petrosyan, Robert Hovhannisyan India 2 18 Dommaraju Gukesh, Nihal Sarin, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, Adhiban Baskaran, Raunak Sadhwani 2024 45th Chess Olympiad Budapest, Hungary 2026 46th Chess Olympiad Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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* In 1976, the Soviet Union, other Communist countries and Arabic countries did not compete for political reasons. † FIDE organized the online olympiads in 2020 and 2021 following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, ‡ Russia and India were subsequently declared joint winners after several Indian team members experienced connectivity issues due to a global outage of Cloudflare servers in 2020 Online Chess Olympiad,

  • § The 2022 event was originally planned to be held in Minsk, Belarus, but it was rescheduled to Moscow, which originally was host of the 2020 Olympiad, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
  • However, due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, FIDE made a statement in February 2022 that the tournament will not take place in Russia and will be shifted to Chennai, India,

The trophy, named after the former women’s World Champion Nona Gaprindashvili (1961–1978) and it was created by FIDE in 1997. The Trophy is awarded to the nation that has the highest total number of match points in the open and women’s divisions combined.

The table contains the Open teams ranked by the medals won at the Chess Olympiad (not including the online or unofficial events), ranked by the number of first-place medals, ties broken by second-place medals, etc. Boldface denotes active chess players and highest medal count among all players (including these who not included in these tables) per type.

The table shows players who have won at least 7 team medals in total at the Chess Olympiads.

Which nation won gold in chess Olympiad 2022?

The India A team, comprising Koneru Humpy, R Vaishali, Tania Sachdev and Bhakti Kulkarni, won India’s first-ever women’s team medal at the Chess Olympiad. (FIDE/Lennart Ootes and Stev Bonhage) Indian players finished with a whopping nine medals, including a historic bronze in the women’s section, at the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 which concluded in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The meet was the 44th edition of the biennial chess tournament and was being held for the first time since 2018 due to COVID-19.

There were online iterations held in 2020 and 2021 but these were dubbed the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad. The highlight of India’s medal haul from the 2022 Chess Olympiad was the women’s team’s bronze medal – the first-ever for India in the women’s section. The India A team, comprising Koneru Humpy, R Vaishali, Tania Sachdev and Bhakti Kulkarni, secured the bronze medal after a 3-1 loss to the USA in the final-round match.

Ukraine won the gold medal while Georgia claimed the silver. “The team has worked really hard in the last three or four months and this is India’s first-ever medal in the history of the Olympics. This should be the beginning of much better days for women’s chess in India,” Abhijit Kunte, the India A coach, said.

The first women’s chess Olympiad was held in 1957. Since 1976, women and Open sections have been held together. In the Open section, the young India B team of D Gukesh, Nihal Sarin, R Praggnanandhaa and Raunak Sadhwani handed the country its second bronze medal after thrashing Germany 3-1. Uzbekistan and Armenia bagged the gold and silver medals, respectively.

“Overall, it has been a very enjoyable event. I didn’t expect us to perform so well but it could have been better,” said D Gukesh. It was India’s second bronze medal in the Open section at the Olympiad after winning it once before in 2014. Besides the two medals in the team events, India also won seven individual medals, including two gold, one silver and four bronze.

  • D Gukesh and Nihal Sarin won the gold medals on the men’s board 1 and board 2, respectively, while Arjun Erigaisi bagged the silver medal on board 3.
  • R Praggnanandhaa (men’s board 3), R Vaishali (women’s board 3), Tania Sachdev (women’s Board 3) and Divya Deshmukh (women’s reserve board) claimed individual bronze medals.

India also won the prestigious Gaprindashvili Cup, given to the nation for their collective performance in both Open and women’s sections. Indian chess grandmaster and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, who decided against playing the Chess Olympiad, was the mentor to the Indian players for the event.

Who is the top 3 of chess Olympiad 2022?

Rank Team Match Points
1 Uzbekistan 19
2 Armenia 19
3 India 2 18
4 India 17

What is the prize money for the 44th Chess Olympiad?

Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin with Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand look on as action unfolds in the third round of the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mamallapuram, near Chennai, Sunday, July 31, 2022. (PTI Photo) Both the India-B and A-Women’s teams, would be honoured with a cash prize of Rs 1 crore each for winning bronze medals in the FIDE 44th Chess Olympiad, Chief Minister M K Stalin announced here on Wednesday.

The international indoor sports event was successfully conducted by the Tamil Nadu government, bringing laurels from across the world, Stalin said. The FIDE Chess Olympiad was held at Mamallapuram near here and it began on July 28 and concluded on August 9. The India ‘B’ team settled for a bronze medal in the Open section while the India ‘A’ women’s side also finished third in the Olympiad on Tuesday.

In a statement, the Chief Minister expressed joy over the two teams winning medals and said it has brought accolades to the country. Each of the two winning teams would be honoured by the Tamil Nadu government with a prize money of Rs 1 crore, he said.

What is the best score in Chess Olympiad individual?

Robert Gwaze – 9 out of 9 – It sounds surreal, but there was a player who got a perfect 9/9 score playing on the first board at a Chess Olympiad. Zimbabwean International Master Robert Gwaze achieved this fantastic result in Bled (2002) and won an individual gold medal, leaving Garry Kasparov behind. Robert Gwaze | Photo: Surprisingly, Gwaze’s result is not unique. One more player scored a perfect 9/9 on the first board, playing for France, and it was no other than Alexander Alekhine! The world champion played inspired chess in Hamburg (1930) and won the brilliancy prize for his game against Gideon Stahlberg.

How is the winner of Chess Olympiad decided?

What Is The Chess Olympiad? – The Chess Olympiad is a worldwide chess event where teams of top players compete for their respective nations. The best players in the world represent their countries on a global level. FIDE, the International Chess Federation, selects the host nation (the country that hosts the tournament) and organizes the tournament. The Chess Olympiad is a celebrated global event. Photo: Maria Emelianova/

How the points are calculated in chess?

In chess, by far the most common scoring system is 1 point for a win, ½ for a draw, and 0 for a loss. ‘ Fabiano Caruana, is second, with 7.5/11.’ ‘Fischer won the tournament with a score of 18½−4½’.

Is a 1200 chess score?

Posted at 23:55h in Basics of Chess Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Like all other professional games, chess has a rating system too. A Chess Rating is a number ranging from 400-2000+. Chess ratings help determine a person’s estimated strength for tournament level play. As a player, you will receive a rating the moment you register with a chess governing body like FIDE or your national governing body affiliated with FIDE like the USCF.

400 – Your beginner rating- before your first tournament. 800 – You are a player having chess basics right and can independently figure out several threats/opportunities in the game. 1200 – A budding chess player who can understand some basic chess strategies. 1600 – A player among the top scholastic players on a state or national level. 2000 – Expert Level – A milestone hit by a handful of chess players while they are in grade school. 2200 – Minimum rating to be considered a “Chess Master”. 2400 – “Senior Master”. 2500 – Minimum rating as part of requirements to earn the “Grandmaster” (GM) title. 2900 – The World Champion is typically rated closer to this ranking. 3000 – No one has yet attained this in standard tournament competition.

There are also separate ratings for various chess organizations from the international chess body, FIDE to Internet chess clubs. USCF is a nationally recognized American Chess governing body. USCF stands for United State Chess Federation and the rating system is used throughout the United States.

What is the average chess score?

There’s no such thing as an ‘average’ chess rating, but a solid club-level chess player might be rate somewhere around 1500-1700. In general, a person’s rating will increase as that person becomes more experienced. Although, on, 1500-1700 is around 1800-2000 on lichess.

Which country has won most Chess Olympiad?

Background – The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams representing nations compete in an Olympic-style event. The first unofficial edition, labelled as the “Chess Olympic Games”, was held in Paris in 1924, and coincided with the Summer Olympic Games that took place in the city in the same year.

  • Despite the fact that the event was not officially part of the Olympic Games and the winners were not awarded official Olympic medals, the rules of the Olympic Games applied.
  • The organisers of the Summer Olympics defined chess as a sport, but demanded only amateurs to be allowed participation, which posed a serious problem because it was difficult to draw a line between amateurs and professionals.

The first official edition of the Chess Olympiad was held in London in 1927. Up until 1950 the tournament was organised at irregular intervals. From then on it has been held biannually. The first Women’s Chess Olympiad took place in Emmen in 1957; since 1976, the Women’s tournament has been held simultaneously with an Open tournament at the Chess Olympiads.

The former Soviet Union has historically been the most successful nation with 18 gold medals won. The 44th Chess Olympiad was supposed to take place in 2020. Bidding for the Olympiad and the simultaneous FIDE Congress opened in December 2015; bids could be made in connection with those for the Chess World Cup 2019,

Each city bid had to be submitted to the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) by 31 March 2016, including details of the organising committee, finances, provision of amenities and stipends. The city of Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) submitted the only original bid for the event, although the national federations of Argentina and Slovakia had previously also expressed interest.

  1. The bid was approved at the 87th FIDE Congress in September 2016.
  2. In November 2019, in the opening ceremony of the FIDE Grand Prix in Hamburg, FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich announced that the Chess Olympiad would be relocated from Khanty-Mansiysk to Moscow,
  3. The president of the Russian Chess Federation, Andrey Filatov, explained that the decision was driven by technical problems because of the enlarged number of participants due to the inaugural Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities, as well as the growing demands from amateur chess players following the 2018 FIFA World Cup who would like to attend the event.

Ultimately, it was decided that Khanty-Mansiysk would host the Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities from 29 July to 4 August 2020, whereas Moscow was supposed to host the tournaments of the Chess Olympiad from 5 to 17 August 2020. In February 2022, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, FIDE decided to move the Chess Olympiad, FIDE Congress and Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities away from Russia.

  1. Shortly after this announcement, the All India Chess Federation (AICF) expressed interest in hosting the events, in either Delhi, Gujarat or Tamil Nadu,
  2. Politicians in Tamil Nadu agreed to host the Chess Olympiad and provided around ₹ 75 crore (US$9.4 million).
  3. On 15 March 2022, FIDE announced that Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, would be the new host of the event.

It meant that the Chess Olympiad would be hosted in India for the first time.

Why China is not in Chess Olympiad 2022?

At short notice, the All-Indian Chess Federation stepped in to organise the 44th Chess Olympiad. Originally, the Chess Olympiad 2020 was to be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, but was postponed because of the pandemic. Then Moscow was planned as the venue for 2022, but with its attack on Ukraine, Russia has left the peaceful community of nations.

The organisation of the Chess Olympiad, a large peaceful sports festival that unites nations, was then withdrawn from the Russian Chess Federation and the Indian Chess Federation offered to organise the Olympiad. Russia is also not allowed to send teams to Chennai. Russia’s men’s and women’s teams were always co-favourites for the gold medal in the past and would have been so here as well.

But the Russian sports federations have been banned from participating in international sporting events. Somewhat surprisingly, however, the Chinese teams are also not taking part, neither in the Open nor in the Women’s Tournament. China would have been co-favourite in both events and won gold in both tournaments at the last Chess Olympiad in Batumi in 2018.

  1. However, China has completely closed itself off to fight the ongoing pandemic and only rarely allows its citizens to leave the country.
  2. So now the USA team is the heavy favourite in the Open.
  3. We present to you the 2022 U.S.
  4. Olympiad teams! 🙌 @FIDE_chess @Kasparov_Chess @STLChessClub Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Levon Aronian (who plays his first Olympiad for the US), Leinier Dominguez and Sam Shankland do have an Elo average of 2771, which is one point less then the American team had four years ago in Batumi, but they are far ahead of the team of Azerbaijan, the second seed, which comes to an Elo average of 2705.
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Third seed is India, without Anand, but with Vidit, Harikrishna and Erigaisi. But team two of India is also strong and with the prodigies Praggnanandhaa, Nihal and Gukesh it might become a favourite of the public. As the host nation, India is allowed to field a third team made up of players from the “second tier”, led by Ganguly.

Who invented chess?

Theory #3 Chess came from China – Legend has it that chess was invented around 200 B.C. by a commander, Hán Xin, who invented the game as a battle simulator. Soon after winning the battle, the game was forgotten, but it resurfaced in the 7th century. For the Chinese, Chess was invented by the mythical Emperor Shennong or by his successor, Huangdi.

This is because there is evidence of chess or a similar game being played in China around 750 CE, not very far from the original claims of the other two civilizations. The popular game in China was called “XiangQi,” which translates to “Elephant Game.” But this game was very different from the chess we play today.

By the 11th century, chess reached Japan and Korea from China. Chinese chess, the more popular version of the Eastern game, has 9 files and 10 ranks and a boundary- the river, between the 5th and 6th ranks, that restricts access to the opponent’s camp and makes the game slower than its Western version of chess.

  1. Even though the earliest origins of chess as we play today are uncertain, one thing is obvious.
  2. The game was a reformed version of several other ancient games.
  3. Indeed, it evolved from the influences of various civilizations over the last 1500 years.
  4. No one single region or group of people can stake their claim as the game’s inventors.

It originated as something else and became a game of kings before it became a game with universal appeal and following. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table

Who won international chess 2022?

After a dazzling start on day one Nakamura had no time to rest on his laurels with a number of the world’s best players breathing down his neck. Two draws in rounds 13 and 14, both of which were “Berlin draws,” allowed Carlsen to catch him. GMs Anish Giri and Daniil Dubov also closed the gap to half a point. The famous “Berlin draw” has been played hundreds of times when a draw suits both players. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ Carlsen very nearly lost his first game of the tournament against GM Richard Rapport in round 14 in one of the wildest encounters of the event.

The game was full of twists and turns and the evaluation bar swung like a pendulum as the players navigated the imbalanced middlegame. Three promotions at different stages of the game meant that five queens graced the board during the 71-move duel which ultimately ended in a victory for the Norweigian.

Popular Youtuber Antonio Radic (best known as Agadmator) described the game as a “bar fight,” while others described it on Twitter as the best craziest blitz game they had ever seen. Carlsen vs Rapport game was a bar fight — agadmator ( @agadmator ) December 30, 2022 Results in round 15 went against the grain with both of the leaders losing their games against Russian opponents.

  1. GM Ian Nepomniachtchi was able to outplay the world champion on the white side of a Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defense and found himself with a sizeable edge after 40 moves.
  2. Having spent all of his time trying to defend against the world championship challenger, Carlsen surprisingly lost on time.
  3. Meanwhile, Nakamura was conquered by GM Vladislav Artemiev with black after declining a draw, a result which allowed three players to join the favorites in the lead.

I gave it everything I had today. My only regrets is not taking a draw in the 3rd round of the day. Congrats to @MagnusCarlsen on his fantastic victories in both events. — Hikaru Nakamura ( @GMHikaru ) December 30, 2022 Martirosyan announced himself as a title contender in round 16 when he knocked over the dangerous GM Vladimir Fedoseev, propelling him to 13/16.

  1. Remarkably, the Armenian GM’s games until this point had all been decisive, and wins over Dubov, Keymer and numerous 2600+ players had already made this a tournament to remember.
  2. Eeping pace with the leaders proved too difficult in round 17 primarily due to the fact that the 22-year-old had to fend off none other than Nepomniachtchi with the black pieces.

A typical Berlin culminated in an opposite-colored bishop ending where Martirosyan took his first draw of the tournament. Carlsen and Nakamura both won once again, this time seeing off GMs Fabiano Caruana and Dmitry Andreikin in convincing games with the black pieces.

With four rounds to go, it was expected that the leaders would continue to play against opponents ranked well inside the top 20 in the world, but as fate would have it, Carlsen ended up facing the world number 1366, 16-year-old IM Mukhiddin Madaminov, The talented Uzbek (rated 2333 in blitz) had accrued 11.5/17 and earned himself the showdown of a lifetime on board one.

Although Madaminov did eventually lose to Carlsen, he put up a huge fight and had the tournament leader sweating at several moments. Madaminov gained a whopping 177.6 rating points for his efforts in the tournament. Image: Round 18 proved to be an important one in terms of the standings as Nakamura sensationally lost to three-time Titled Tuesday winner GM Alexey Sarana, Sarana’s win over Nakamura severely dinted the American’s title hopes. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ Sarana was not yet finished carving up the tournament’s top players and followed up with a win against Carlsen in the 19th round. Sarana clearly did his homework on how to tackle the world number-one’s Queen’s Gambit Declined and used his central control to exert pressure on Carlsen.

A decisive blunder on move 21 ended the game quickly in favor of the underdog who became the only player to beat both the first and second seeds in the event. Alexey Sarana started the World Blitz Championship with a 3/8 score. He’s just defeated both Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura, and is on a 10.5/11 streak! 🔥🔥 #RapidBlitz — ( @chesscom ) December 30, 2022 The barnstorming run from Sarana finally came to an end in the penultimate round where the overachieving Martirosyan ended his chances of medal contention.

The result didn’t necessarily make things any easier for Carlsen who only held a one-point buffer at the end of the round due to two of his closest chasers, Nakamura and GM Jan-Krzysztof-Duda, winning their games. Duda, who had a modest 8/12 start, snuck up on the leaders and timed his run to perfection. Duda turned his tournament around on day two. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ The final round pairings couldn’t have been scripted any better with Carlsen playing Abdusattorov while Nakamura and Duda both received the white pieces against lower-rated opponents (GM Pentala Harikrishna and Sarana).

Although the chasing pack was favored on paper to win their last games, commentator Trent reminded viewers that “when his destiny is in his own hands, Carlsen seems to pull through,” and the final round saw Carlsen quash any chance of being caught by demolishing Abdusattorov’s Ruy Lopez: Morphy Defense in just 38 moves and confirmed the championship.

GM Rafel Leitao has unpacked our game of the day which was undoubtedly one of the most important encounters of the tournament. The pressure clearly got to the players who had a chance to usurp Carlsen before the 21st round and Duda’s loss meant that he fell off the podium entirely. Nakamura was fortunate to draw his encounter with Harikrishna and was left rueing in yet another world blitz championship that he had come agonizingly close to winning. Harikrishna very nearly prevented Nakamura from winning the silver medal. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ Carlsen picked up another $60,000 for his second title of the week while Nakamura and Martirosyan bagged $45,000 each for their efforts. The remainder of the $350,000 prize fund was shared between fourth to 35th place.

# Fed Title Name Rating Points
1 GM Magnus Carlsen 2830 16
2 GM Hikaru Nakamura 2909 15
3 GM Haik Martirosyan 2745 15
4 GM Anish Giri 2792 14.5
5 GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda 2773 14.5
6 GM Daniil Dubov 2792 14.5
7 GM Alexey Sarana 2708 14.5
8 GM Vladimir Fedoseev 2733 14
9 GM Richard Rapport 2654 14
10 GM Vladislav Artemiev 2803 13.5
11 GM Dmitry Andreikin 2735 13.5
12 GM Ian Nepomniachtchi 2782 13.5
13 GM Vincent Keymer 2600 13.5
14 GM A.R. Saleh Salem 2633 13.5
15 GM Fabiano Caruana 2847 13
16 GM Denis Lazavik 2484 13
17 GM Pentala Harikrishna 2617 13
18 GM Sarin Nihal 2702 13
19 GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 2666 13
20 GM Daniel Dardha 2528 13

Full standings here.) All World Blitz Chess Championship Games After finishing the first day with a respectable 6.5/8, Shuvalova decided to up the ante on day two and ran riot, scoring 4.5/5 against some of the tournament’s biggest contenders including GMs Aleksandra Goryachkina, Harika Dronavalli, defending champion Assaubayeva, and IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh. Kosteniuk (right) struggled to stay consistent in the tournament but still managed to ruin the dreams of several highly-seeded players. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ GM Tan Zhongyi was her usual consistent self on day two and while she suffered a few setbacks at the hands of Dronavalli, Assaubayeva, and Koneru, her results were positive enough to keep her in medal contention for the entire event. Tan (right) proved to be one of the most difficult players to beat in Almaty. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ A question mark over Assaubayeva’s title chances appeared after she butchered a winning position and lost to GM Elisabeth Paehtz in the first round of the day. Assaubayeva was nearly perfect on day two. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ The Kazakh IM’s astounding run was marked by blinding speed and calmness under pressure that the reigning champion became famous for in 2021. Although eighth-seed GM Nana Dzagnidze ‘s Queen’s Gambit Declined seemed to be fine, she soon became the victim of one of Assaubayeva’s most cutting attacks, eventually succumbing to the strategic brilliance of the 18-year-old.

By the time the 17th and final round came around it was clear that no one had brought the same amount of attacking energy as Assaubayeva to the final day, but an experienced Tan did find herself on the same score (12/16) with one game to go. Both players drew difficult Indian pairings, Koneru-Tan, and Dronavalli-Assaubayeva, and the pressure was on both players to win to secure the title.

Fortunately for Assaubayeva, she saved her best blitz until last and put pressure on Dronavalli’s clock, maintaining a 20-second advantage throughout the game. The position looked to be heading for a draw around move 30, but the Indian challenger misjudged a perpetual check and ended up giving up a bishop for free! Dronavalli played on for a while, perhaps trying to keep her countrywoman Koneru inspired as she cruised to victory in her game against Tan.

BREAKING! Koneru Humpy 🇮🇳 wins Silver Medal at the 2022 Women’s World Blitz Championship! 🥈 Humpy started with 0/2 but had an incredible day two to score 12.5/17 ❤️ Congratulations to @humpy_koneru 🏆 She is the 1st Indian in history to win two medals at #RapidBlitz 😍 — – India ( @chesscom_in ) December 30, 2022 Unable to survive after the blunder, Dronavalli resigned and it dawned on Assaubayeva that she had completed one of the most difficult title defenses in world chess.

Congratulations to Bibisara Assaubayeva on winning back-to-back Women’s World Blitz Championships! 👏🏆 She ended on a five-game winning streak to take the world title in her home country! 🎉 — ( @chesscom ) December 30, 2022 For her first-place finish, Assaubayeva will receive $40,000, Koneru will receive $30,000, and Shuvalova and Tan will each receive $17,500. Assaubayeva, Koneru, and Shuvalova on the podium. Photo: Maria Emelianova/ Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship | Final Standings (Top 20)

# Fed Title Name Rating Points
1 IM Bibisara Assaubayeva 2404 13
2 GM Humpy Koneru 2474 12.5
3 IM Polina Shuvalova 2361 12
4 GM Tan Zhongyi 2510 12
5 IM Meri Arabidze 2404 11.5
6 GM Kateryna Lagno 2522 11
7 GM Nana Dzagnidze 2416 11
8 IM Olga Badelka 2337 11
9 GM Elisabeth Paehtz 2396 11
10 IM Gunay Mammadzada 2383 11
11 GM Antoaneta Stefanova 2427 11
12 GM Zhansaya Abdumalik 2413 11
13 GM Harika Dronavalli 2407 10.5
14 GM Elina Danielian 2331 10.5
15 GM KAlexandra Kosteniuk 2469 10.5
16 WFM Umida Omonova 1978 10.5
17 IM Padmini Rout 2298 10.5
18 IM Anna Zatonskih 2362 10.5
19 GM Valentina Gunina 2368 10
20 GM Aleksandra Goryachkina 2484 10

Full standings here.) All Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship Games The 2022 FIDE World Blitz Championship is an elite over-the-board event featuring the best speed chess players in the world. Masters and national champions from around the globe gather to compete in a Swiss tournament for their share of the $350,000 prize fund.

What is board 1 in chess?

D. Regulations for Specific Competitions / 02. Chess Olympiad / 02. Olympiad Pairing Rules / Olympiad Pairing Rules (effective from 1 January 2022) / FIDE Handbook OLYMPIAD PAIRING RULES (Approved by Council on 27/10/2021) 1. Basic Pairing System 1.1 The pairing system will be a Swiss System.2.

  1. Odd Number of Participating Teams 2.1 The organising federation shall be entitled to enter a second team (“B” team).
  2. If there is an odd number of participating teams the organising federation has the right to enter a third team (“C” team).2.2 If the “C” team is paired and plays round 1, it shall remain in the tournament to the conclusion even if teams joining or withdrawing during the tournament results in there being an odd number of teams.3.

Ranking of Teams for Pairing Purposes 3.1 The teams shall be ranked in the following order for the purpose of assigning an initial pairing number: 3.1.1 Descending order of the average rating of its four highest-rated players 3.1.2 The rating of the fifth player 3.1.3 Alphabetically 3.2 Before the start of subsequent rounds, teams will be ranked in the following order: 3.2.1 Descending order of matchpoints 3.2.2 The initial pairing number as per article 3.1 4.

Byes 4.1 If there are an odd number of teams to be paired, then a bye is allocated to the eligible team with the lowest ranking prescribed by the order in article A team is ineligible to receive the bye if: 4.2.1 It has already received the bye 4.2.2 It won a match by default in a previous round because the opposing team did not arrive 4.2.3 It joined the tournament after the round 1 pairings were published 4.3 The team with the bye will be awarded 1 matchpoint and 2 gamepoints for that round.5.

Unfinished Games 5.1 For pairing purposes, if a round needs to be paired before the previous round has ended due to unforeseen circumstances, unfinished games will be considered drawn.5.2 Pairings published in the circumstances described in article 5.1 will not be changed once the actual result of the game is established.6.

General Pairing Regulations 6.1 No team will play the same opponent more than once.6.2 The difference of the matchpoints of two teams paired against each other should be 0 or, if this is not possible, as small as possible.6.3 A group is defined as the set of teams having the same number of matchpoints.6.4 Pairings will be made from the top group down to, but not including, the middle group; then from the bottom group up to, but not including, the middle group, and finally the middle group.

The middle group shall be defined as that group in which the median team in the standings is located. If there is an even number of teams being paired, the lower ranked of the two middle teams shall be considered as the median team.

  • Example: Suppose there are 88 teams:
  • Place Matchpoints
  • 43 11 points
  • 44 11 points
  • 45 10 points ß Median Team
  • 46 10 points
  • Therefore the 10 matchpoint group is the median group,
  • 7. Colour Allocation
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7.1 “Board 1” is defined as the first board of the team. It refers specifically to that board, and not to the player or players who have played and the colours they have had during the tournament.7.2 In the first round the colour assigned to board 1 of the team ranked number 1 shall be selected by lot.

  • All other odd numbered teams in the top half of the pairing group shall receive the same colour in the first round on board 1 as the team ranked number 1.
  • All even numbered teams in the top half of the pairing group shall receive the opposite colour on board 1 to the team ranked number 1.7.3 No team’s board 1 will either: 7.3.1 Have a colour difference greater than +2 or less than -2, or 7.3.2 Receive the same colour three times in a row 7.4 If applying 7.3 would make it impossible to pair a group without introducing floaters, then the provisions of 7.3 will be disregarded.7.5 Colours will be assigned to board 1 by giving priority to: 7.5.1 Equalisation, and then 7.5.2 Alternation.7.6 If both teams have had white on board 1 the same number of times, then the colours should alternate from the most recent round in which they played with different colours.

If both teams always had the same colours, then the higher ranked team shall be alternated from the last round.7.7 If applying 7.5 or 7.6, for unplayed matches or the pairing-allocated bye, the team is deemed to have had no colour.8. Floaters 8.1 A “floater” is a team that is required to move out of their group, for any of the reasons set out elsewhere in these regulations.

Upfloaters 8.2.1 If there is an odd number of teams in a group below the median group, the highest ranked team shall be floated up to the group immediately above and paired against the lowest ranked team in that group which it has not already played.8.2.2 If the group from which the highest ranked team has been floated up is such that a complete pairing of all remaining teams in the group cannot be made, then instead of floating the highest ranked team, the second highest ranked team in the group shall be floated up, and so on until a complete pairing of all remaining teams in the group can be made.8.2.3 If the highest ranked team floated up to the group immediately above has already played every team in that group, then it shall be moved back to its original group and the second highest ranked team shall be floated, and so on until a floater is found that can play a team in the higher group.8.2.4 If every team in a group below the median group has played every team in the group immediately above, then the highest ranked team is floated up to the next group.

The procedures in articles 8.2.1 – 8.2.3 apply. If a pairing still cannot be made, then the highest ranked team is floated up to the next group, and the procedures in articles 8.2.1 – 8.2.3 will apply. This will be repeated until a pairing can be made.

Downfloaters 8.3.1 If there is an odd number of teams in a group above the median group, the lowest ranked team shall be floated down to the group immediately below and paired against the highest ranked team in that group which it has not already played.8.3.2 If the group from which the lowest ranked team has been floated down is such that a complete pairing of all remaining teams in the group cannot be made, then instead of floating the lowest ranked team, the second lowest ranked team in the group shall be floated down, and so on until a complete pairing of all remaining teams in the group can be made.8.3.3 If the lowest ranked team floated down to the group immediately below has already played every team in that group, then it shall be moved back to its original group and the second lowest ranked team shall be floated, and so on until a floater is found that can play a team in the lower group.8.3.4 If every team in a group above the median group has played every team in the group immediately below, then the lowest ranked team is floated down to the next group.

The procedures in articles 8.3.1 – 8.3.3 apply. If a pairing still cannot be made, then the lowest ranked team is floated down to the next group, and the procedures in articles 8.3.1 – 8.3.3 will apply. This will be repeated until a pairing can be made.8.4 If in a group including floaters from higher or lower groups a complete pairing is only possible by choosing another floater, another floater will be chosen.9.

Detailed Pairing Procedure 9.1 As far as possible, teams in the top half of any group shall be paired in sequence against the teams in the bottom half of the same group.9.2 For teams in the median group and higher, priority shall be given to find the correct pairing for the highest ranked team in that group, then the second highest ranked team in that group, and so on.

For teams below the median group, priority shall be given to find the correct pairing for the lowest ranked team in that group, then the second lowest ranked team in that group, and so on.9.3 Assuming 2N teams in a group, it is first attempted to pair the first team in the group with the N + 1 team.

  1. Example: Suppose there are six teams in a group, 1 to 6. There will be 15 combinations of pairing within the group, in the following descending order of priority:
  2. 1 1 x 4 2 x 5 3 x 6
  3. 2 1 x 4 2 x 6 3 x 5
  4. 3 1 x 4 2 x 3 5 x 6
  5. 4 1 x 5 2 x 4 3 x 5
  6. 5 1 x 5 2 x 6 3 x 4
  7. 6 1 x 5 2 x 3 4 x 6
  8. 7 1 x 6 2 x 4 3 x 5
  9. 8 1 x 6 2 x 5 3 x 4
  10. 9 1 x 6 2 x 3 4 x 5
  11. 10 1 x 3 2 x 5 4 x 6
  12. 11 1 x 3 2 x 6 4 x 5
  13. 12 1 x 3 2 x 4 5 x 6
  14. 13 1 x 2 3 x 5 4 x 6
  15. 14 1 x 2 3 x 6 4 x 5
  16. 15 1 x 2 3 x 4 5 x 6

9.4 If any team in a group has already played against all other teams in the group it has to be floated down for all groups above the median group; or up for all groups below the median group.9.5 Priority shall be given to making as many pairings as possible of the teams in a given group before floating a team to another group.

  • The same general logic described above shall be followed.10.
  • Unpaired Teams 10.1 Only the following teams will be paired for round 1: 10.1.1 Teams with at least three players known to be present in the host city at 1900 local time the day before round At the discretion of the Chief Arbiter, teams who have given notification of their travel arrangements, and are known to have departed towards the venue, and be scheduled to arrive in time to play round 1.10.2 Any paired team that has less than three players for two rounds, consecutive or otherwise, will not be paired for the rest of the Olympiad.10.3 The FIDE President reserves the right to make exceptions to articles 10.1 and 10.2 at his sole discretion.11.

Miscellaneous 11.1 The pairings will in generally be published in the following order: 11.1.1 The matchpoints of the higher-ranked team in a pairing.11.1.2 Sum of matchpoints of both teams in the pairing.11.1.3 The average rating of the higher-ranked team in a pairing, calculated in accordance with article 3.11.2 Notwithstanding the provisions of 11.1, the order may be changed for any reason, including but not limited to: 11.2.1 At the request of the sponsor or from the media, permission may be granted by the Global Strategy Commission for particular teams to play on specific boards.11.2.2 The host nation may assign their “A” team to a specific match number at their discretion.11.2.3 To cater for the specific needs of players who have disabilities.11.3 After the team pairings are officially published, they shall not be changed except if the published pairings breach either article 6.1 or 7.3 of these regulations.

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Who are the strongest teams in Chess Olympiad?

The top-10 teams – 1. USA (average rating 2771) – Fabiano Caruana (2783), Wesley So (2773), Levon Aronian (2775), Leinier Dominguez Perez (2754) and Sam Shankland (2720).2. India A (2696) – P. Harikrishna (2720), Vidit Gujrathi (2714), Arjun Erigaisi (2689), S.L.

  • Narayanan (2659) and K.
  • Sasikiran (2638).3.
  • Norway (2692) – Magnus Carlsen (2864), Aryan Tari (2672), Jon Ludvig Hammer (2638), Johan-Sebastian Christiansen (2593) and Olsen Urkedal Forde Olav (2555).4.
  • Spain (2687) – Francisco Vallejo Pons (2702), Alexie Shirov (2704),David Anton (2667), Jaime Santos Latasa (2675) and Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli (2611).5.

Poland (2683) – Jan-Krzysztof Duda (2750), Radoslaw Wojtaszek (2708), Kacper Piorun (2636), Wojciech Moranda (2636) and Mateusz Bartel (2597).6. Azerbaijan (2680) – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2759), Rauf Memedov (2656), Gadir Guseinov (2668), Vasif Durarbayli (2638) and Nijat Abasov (2633).7.

  1. The Netherlands (2672) – Anish Giri (2760), Jorden van Foreest (2678), Erwin L’Ami (2634), Benjamin Bok (2616) and Max Warmerdam (2610).8.
  2. Ukraine (2666) – Anton Korobov (2692), Kirill Shevchenko (2654), Andrei Volokitin (2674), Volodymyr Onyshchuk (2612) and Yuriy Kuzubov (2642).9.
  3. Germany (2664) – Vincent Keymer (2686), Matthias Buebaum (2673), Rasmus Svane (2649), Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (2642) and Dimitrij Kollars (2648).10.

England (2662) – Michael Adams (2696), Luke McShane (2649), David Howell (2650), Gawain Jones (2652) and Ravi Haria (2505).

Where will 45th Chess Olympiad held?

45th Chess Olympiad
Dates run 10–23 September 2024
Venue Hungexpo Exhibition and Conference Centre
Location Budapest, Hungary
Previous ←Chennai 2022

What does FIDE stand for in French?

International Chess Federation

Fédération Internationale des Échecs
Abbreviation FIDE
Formation July 20, 1924 ; 99 years ago in Paris
Type International organization
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Membership 200 national associations
President Arkady Dvorkovich
Deputy President Viswanathan Anand
Budget € 12.84 million (2022)

The International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation, commonly referred to by its French acronym FIDE ( FEE -day Fédération Internationale des Échecs ), is an international organization based in Switzerland that connects the various national chess federations and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

Who won 40th chess Olympiad?

The overview of the Chess Olympiad closing ceremony


The closing ceremony of the 40-th Chess Olympiad which took part in Istanbul, took place on September 9 in the hall of the WOW Hotel, the place that became a warm and friendly house for many participants. It is true that such ceremonies always attract the attention of not only spectators and players but also a wide range of Mass Media.


Interview with the Russian women team


Karlovich: Dear ladies and gentlemen, I am extremely happy to congratulate the Russian women team as these ladies won gold medals here, in Istanbul. They have proved that they are the strongest in the world. My first question is, whether you really hoped to make it, guys? Rublevsky: We did. However to make this true we prepared a special opening variation, tried hard and simply played well to get the result.


Press conference with the members of Ukrainian Women team


FONTAINE: Dear ladies and gentlemen, I’m glad to invite you to our press-conference with the members of Ukrainian Women team: Kateryna Lahno, Yanovska Inna and Zhukova Nataliya. First of all we congratulate the team with the third place in the Olympiad. What are your impressions after the today match? LAHNO: Well, of course we are very happy, because at the start before the start of the tournament we were the 4th-rated team. We already know that we came third, but we still have the tiny chance to get the second place (because the round is not over yet), but I wouldn’t even dream of it, because the current result is very decent.


Armenia, Russia win gold medals in the 40th Chess Olympiad!


In the last round of the 40th World Chess Olympiad Armenia was matched against Hungary. Levon Aronian secured a perpetual against Peter Leko, and the other games continued. After the time control Gabriel Sargissian drew the rook endgame against Ferenc Berkes, and Sergei Movsesian scored a crucial victory against Zoltan Almasi. Eventually Vladimir Akopian held Judit Polgar to a draw to mark the start of huge celebration for Armenian gold medal. Congratulations!


Interview with Yuri Garett and Pavel Tregubov, representatives from ACP


If the summary, which we have published before, caused misunderstandings we are very sorry for it as it was not our intention. Fontaine: We start our press conference with Yuri Garrett, the board director of ACP and the first question is when was ACP founded and how many people are there in the board? Garrett: ACP was set up in 2003 and the organization is based in Paris, in the heart of Europe and since then there were several General Assemblies, managing the organization from one General Assembly to another. The last board was elected in the end of 2011 and started to work in 2012. It is directed by Emil Sutovsky, a grandmaster from Israel.


Who won the chess competition 2022?

Player Of The Year: Hikaru Nakamura – In the tightest race to date, the second Fischer World Champion, Nakamura, won the 2022 Player of the Year award. Carlsen finished second in the voting, by a margin of only 11 votes! The Fischer Random title is far from the only feat the American accomplished this year.

  1. Hikaru Nakamura
  2. Magnus Carlsen
  3. Nodirbek Abdusattorov

Who won chess finals 2022?

The 2022 Bullet Chess Championship presented by DigitalOcean reached its conclusion today with a series of edge-of-the-seat finals matches that resulted in GM Hikaru Nakamura being crowned the champion! Nakamura, undefeated across his matches of this year’s event, has proved once again that he is one of the world’s best bullet chess players.

GM Andrew Tang was a deserving runner-up after progressing through the Losers Final, courtesy of a convincing win against GM Daniel Naroditsky, Naroditsky was still recovering from a ridiculously close win against IM Tuan Minh Le, who was on the receiving end of an unbelievable checkmate that left the players, commentators, and viewers speechless in the final game of their Losers Semifinals match.

How to watch? The 2022 Bullet Chess Championship presented by Digital Ocean is a double-elimination bracket knockout held by and featuring $100,000 in prizes. All games are 1+0, and matches are 30 minutes long with a break at the 15-minute mark.

Naroditsky vs. Le (Losers Semi-Finals Tang vs. Naroditsky (Losers Final) Nakamura vs. Tang (Grand Finals)

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What is the result of round 6 of chess olympiad 2022?

After six played rounds at the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, teams of Armenia and India emerged as the sole leaders of Open and Women’s sections, respectively, scoring the maximum 12 match points. In the tense sixth round, Armenia defeated India 2 taking a narrow 2.5-1.5 victory. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Gabriel Sargissian, Photo by: FIDE / Lennart Ootes USA won the match against Iran, as Caruana Fabiano defeated Maghsoodloo Parham while the other games finished in a draw. With yesterday’s victory USA emerged in a clear second place with 11 match points. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Team USA; Photo by: FIDE / Stev Bonhage India’s Women’s team convincingly won the Round 6 match over Georgia with the 3-1 result and went on a resting day as the sole leader of the Women’s Chess Olympiad 2022. Koneru Humpy was victorious against Dzagnidze Nana on the first board, while Vaishali R won against Javakhishvili Lela. Games on the second and fourth board finished in a draw. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Vaishali R; Photo by: FIDE/ Lennart Ootes Romania and Azerbaijan tie for the second place with 11 match points each, as Romania played 2-2 against Ukraine, and Azerbaijan defeated Kazakhstan. Chess Olympiad 2022 Points Table Romania – Ukraine match of the 6th round; Photo by FIDE/Lennart Ootes Tomorrow is the free day and the games continue on Friday, 5th of August, starting from 15:00 (local time). There are 5 rounds left to be played before the announcement of the Winners, and the 7th round brings interesting encounters between the leaders.