Facts, Facts, Facts:

www.dresden2008.com
38. Chess Olympiad 2008 in Dresden
From 12th to 25th of November 2008
Playing Venue: International Congress Center, Devrientstr. 10, 01067 DresdenSeating Plan
Daily from 13th to 17th of November and 19th to 23rd of November at 3 p.m.
Free Days: 18th and 24th of November
Opening Ceremony: 12th of November, 8 p.m. in the Freiberger Arena, Magdeburger Str. 10, 01067 Dresden

Participating Nations: 152
Open Teams: 156
Ladies Teams: 119
Overall: 275
Four Players per Team plus one Substitute
550 Games per Day, all live in the Internet available at www.dresden2008.org

Activs: 2.160, inklusive Arbiters, Attendants, Coaches, Substitutes, FIDE-Officials

Expectes: About 1.000 Spectators per Day on location and many Millions in the Internet.

9 Collateral Tournaments from 13th to 24th of November
Cultural Programme, Exhibitions and Activities

“World of Chess” with Exhibitions, Analysis, Evening Programme, Autograph Signings, Catering and full of Chess: Daily from 13th to 24th of November from Midday.

Closing Ceremony: After the last round at 25th of November approximately at 4 p.m.

Press Photos:

City Dresden
Marketing
Playing Chess
Chess Pieces
Miscellaneous

Media Center:

– The media center opens at 11th of November at 13 p.m. – Daily opening hours from 13 p.m.- Mineral water will be provided by the organizers. Further drinks and meals at the service point

Transport:

All accredited persons during the tournament of the chess olympiad may use tram and busses of the DVB AG for free.

City/Bus/Train
Inner City
Inner City Bus/Train
Location Town Hall
Arrival by car
Arrival by train
Arrival by plane

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