Chess Olympiad Winners 2022: The 44th Chess Olympiad will take place in Chennai, India. It will be held from 26th July to 8th August 2022. More than 150 countries participate in the FIDE Chess Olympiad. Every year, a new country hosts it. However, in the years 2021 and 2020, it was held in online mode due to the pandemic.
The participating teams in FIDE usually consist of 5 players. Winning team keeps the trophy till the next Olympiad is organized. This year too, the new Chess Olympiad Winners 2022 will be announced. Bookmark this page to get the updates in the future.
Chess Olympiad Winners 2022
After the 44th Chess Olympiad is held, the winners will be announced. The closing ceremony would take place on the 9th of August 2022. Given below is the list of previous year’s winners of the Chess Olympiad.
|Year||Name of event||Hosting Country||Winner|
|2021||Online Chess Olympiad||China||Russia|
|2020||Online Chess Olympiad||Virtual||India and Russia|
|2018||43rd Chess Olympiad||Georgia||China|
|2016||42nd Chess Olympiad||Azerbaijan||United States|
|2014||41st Chess Olympiad||Norway||China|
|2012||40th Chess Olympiad||Turkey||Armenia|
|2010||39th Chess Olympiad||Russia||Ukraine|
FIDE Chess Olympiad History
- The International Federation of Chess was created at the closing day of the first unofficial Chess Olympiad on 20th July 1924 in Paris.
- Later, the federation organized the first-ever official Chess Olympiad in 1927 in London. During this, 16 teams participated.
- The first Women’s Chess Olympiad was held in 1957. It was held at Emmen, Holland
- So far, India has won one gold medal jointly with Russia in the year 2020
- Russia has the maximum number of gold medals which is 18 in number
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44th Chess Olympiad Schedule
The International Federation of Chess released the complete schedule of 44th Chess Olympiad on its official website. The schedule is as follows.
|Arrival Day||27th July||All day|
|Arbiters MeetingOpening Ceremony||28th July||5:00 PM7:00 PM|
|Captains MeetingRound 1||29th July||9:30 AM3:00 PM|
|Round 2||30th July||3:00 PM|
|Round 3||31st July||3:00 PM|
|Round 4||1st August||3:00 PM|
|Round 5||2nd August||3:00 PM|
|Round 6Bermuda Party||3rd August||3:00 PM10:00 PM|
|Free day||4th August||Full day|
|Round 7||5th August||3:00 PM|
|Round 8||6th August||3:00 PM|
|Round 9||7th August||3:00 PM|
|Round 10||8th August||3:00 PM|
|Round 11Closing Ceremony||9th August||10”00 AM4:00 PM|
|Departure Day||10th August||All day|
Chess Olympiad Winners 2022 FAQs
Russia won the FIDE Chess Olympiad in 2021
China hosted last year’s Chess Olympiad.
The 44th Chess Olympiad be held from 26th July to 8th August.
It will take place in Chennai, India.
Russia has the maximum number of gold medals.