2008 Chess Olympiad in Dresden

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The Chess Olympiad 2008 starts today in Dresden with a record number of participating nations. According to the official site there will be 149 countries represented and a total of 1345 players. More than half of them are titled, as there are 245 GMs, 69 WGMs, 169 IMs, etc.

As every big competition the Chess Olympiad will have live coverage on Besides the usual news reports, there will be a 24/7 news watch. This means that you will get 150+ news and updates about the Olympiad every day, or in other words a report every 15 minutes!

We have prepared for you a wide coverage with interviews, commentary, photos, and much more! Stay tuned for lot’s of live chess action here on!

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