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Germany announces Chess Olympiad team for Dresden 2008

Arkadij Naiditsch and Elisabeth Pähtz lead the olympic team

Friday, 11 July, national head coach Uwe Bönsch announced the nominees for the four Olympiad teams. Arkadij Naiditsch, the current German Champion Daniel Fridman, and Jan Gustafsson. The team is completed by Igor Khenkin and David Baramidze.

Female A-squad player Elisabeth Paehtz, Marta Michna and Ketino Kachiani-Gersinska lead on the women’s team. Melanie Ohme and Sarah Hoolt will join the Dresden 2008 squad as well.

More Chess Olympiad 2008 teams

Norway

Russia

Armenia

Serbia

Sweden

Georgia

Philippines

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