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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.

YearName of eventHosting CountryWinner
2021Online Chess OlympiadChinaRussia
2020Online Chess OlympiadVirtualIndia and Russia
201843rd Chess OlympiadGeorgiaChina
201642nd Chess OlympiadAzerbaijanUnited States
201441st Chess OlympiadNorwayChina
201240th Chess OlympiadTurkeyArmenia
201039th Chess OlympiadRussiaUkraine

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.

EventDateTime
Arrival Day27th JulyAll day
Arbiters MeetingOpening Ceremony28th July5:00 PM7:00 PM
Captains MeetingRound 129th July9:30 AM3:00 PM
Round 230th July3:00 PM
Round 331st July3:00 PM
Round 41st August3:00 PM
Round 52nd August3:00 PM
Round 6Bermuda Party3rd August3:00 PM10:00 PM
Free day4th AugustFull day
Round 75th August3:00 PM
Round 86th August3:00 PM
Round 97th August3:00 PM
Round 108th August3:00 PM
Round 11Closing Ceremony9th August10”00 AM4:00 PM
Departure Day10th AugustAll day

Chess Olympiad Winners 2022 FAQs

Who won the FIDE Chess Olympiad in 2021?

Russia won the FIDE Chess Olympiad in 2021

Who hosted last year’s Chess Olympiad?

China hosted last year’s Chess Olympiad.

When will the 44th Chess Olympiad be held?

The 44th Chess Olympiad be held from 26th July to 8th August.

What is the venue for the FIDE chess Olympiad 2022?

It will take place in Chennai, India.

Which country has the maximum number of gold medals in the Chess Olympiad?

Russia has the maximum number of gold medals.

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