The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess event in which teams from all over the world compete. The 42nd edition of the event is going to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 1 to 14 September 2016.
In the Tromso 2014 Olympiad, China and Russia won the gold medals in the Open and Women’s division, respectively.
Here’s the promotional video of the Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad, Game of Thrones-style:
Check out the list of participating teams and their average ratings in the pages that follow.