Below are the names of the organizers, arbiters, sponsors and volunteers I would like to thank for putting together a fantastic event in Dresden:

Organizers:

Dr. Dirk Jordan – Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the 38th Chess Olympiad 2008 in Dresden
Bernd Salewski – Chief of the Organizing Office 38th Chess Olympiad
Katja Breuer – Assistant of Mr. Salewski
Horst Metzing – Member of the Organizing Committee, responsible for Tournament Organization
Jörn Verleger – Member of the Organizing Committee, responsible for Accommodation & Service
Andre Martin – Member of the Organizing Committee, responsible for Supporting program and Supporting tournaments
Felix Fürnhammer – Member of the Organizing Committee, responsible for Technology
Dr. Detlef Schmidt – Responsible for Internet transmission of the chess games
Sven Kindler – Press Office of the Capital Dresden, responsible for Public Relations
Dirk Behm – Journalist for the 38th Chess Olympiad
Dagobert Kohlmeyer – Journalist, dpa, German Press Agency
Klaus Lais – Journalist, German Chess Federation
Anett Hentschel – Staff for the Women Chess Cup
Franz Gärtner – Photographer
Orland Krug – Mascot CHESSY
Mr Meng – Responsible for the chess events on Prager Street (outside Karstadt)
Arbiter – Mr EgmontPönisch.

Staff of ZMD Schachfestival e. V.: Mr. Schneider, Mr. Graul, Mr. Sempert
Staff of the exhibition in Karstadt: Mr. and Mrs. Mädler, Mr. and Mr. Schmidt
Mr. Seifert – Director of Porcelain Manufacture Dresden
Simultan Chess Player: Jens-Uwe Maiwald, Lukas Böttger
3 Volunteers from the Football World Cup: Maria Lundström, Horst Bergmann & Oliver Duchrow
HONDA-Drivers: Dirk Hanke, Jörn Bollbuck, ThomasMärckert, Thomas Eschner, Katja Nitschke, Andre Scharschow

Sponsors:

Shopping Centre Karstadt:

Director: Mr. Wolfgang Wirz
Chief of Design: Mr. Helmut Kaehn
Technician: Mr. Tiepner
Chief of Restaurant: Mr. Speckmaier
HONDA Fugel, Mr. Andreas Hillwig – for HONDA shuttle service
BARMER (health insurance) – for goal wall

Zentrum Microelektronik Dresden AG – Main Sponsor of the 38th ChessOlympiad 2008
Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden – Main Sponsor of the 38th Chess Olympiad 2008
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