the competition is open to teams of all countries in the International chess Federation. Already registered more than 120 teams, including world leaders.

In the men’s tournament Russia will be represented by Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Daniil Dubov, Vladislav Artemiev. In the women’s section Kateryna Lahno, Alexandra goryachkina, Alexandra Kosteniuk and Valentina Gunina. The role of the captain will be the international grandmaster Alexander Motylev.

the President of the chess Federation Andrei Filatov said that the Olympiad can open a new page in the history of the sport, and our team will be able to compete at the innovative event.