The World Chess Olympiad 2010, the largest national teams event in the sports calendar of FIDE, will take place 19th September – 4th October in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.

More than 150 men and 119 women teams have registered for the Olympiad. A total of 1380 players will compete in the two sections. The statistics show that more than 772 titled players will be present, out of them 247 GMs, 63 WGMs, 160 IMs, 87 WIMs, 81 FMs, and 80 WFMs.

The official start of the competition will be given on Monday at 21:30 local time with a spectacular opening ceremony (live video coverage here). All rounds start at 15:00 local time, except the last round which starts at 11:00.

Full results and pairings, in addition to interviews, are available on the official website.

Schedule

Round 1 September 21, 2010
Round 2 September 22, 2010
Round 3 September 23, 2010
Round 4 September 24, 2010
Round 5 September 25, 2010
Rest day September 26, 2010
Round 6 September 27, 2010
Round 7 September 28, 2010
Round 8 September 29, 2010
Round 9 September 30, 2010
Round 10 October 1, 2010
Rest day October 2, 2010
Round 11 October 3, 2010

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