Are you ready for Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad?

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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.

Say Chess — Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Promotional Video

Here’s the promotional video of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad: “Say Chess”:

The Baku Chess Olympiad starts next week from 1 to 14 to September 2016. We’re going in for a treat for two weeks of chess action.

Philippines Contingents to the Buka 2016 Chess Olympiad (Open)

Philippines Contingents to the Buka 2016 Chess Olympiad

Philippines Contingents to the Buka 2016 Chess Olympiad

More details can be found here.

UPDATE:

The line up has been updated, as follows:

Philippines Team in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Open

TitleNameRating
GMJulio Catalino Sadorra2538
GMJohn Paul Gomez2492
GMEugenio Torre2447
GMRogelio Barcenilla2455
IMPaulo Bersamina2402

Read: GM Joey Antonio is out of Philippines’ roster for Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Open.