Olympiad Quiz

8/30/2016 – On Thursday, 1st September, the 42nd Chess Olympiad will begin in Baku. About 180 teams start in the Open and about 140 teams in the Women's Tournament. As a warm-up to the Olympiad we offer our readers a little quiz and invite you to predict the winners of Baku 2016. Please send in your answers before the start of the second round (3rd September, 1 pm CEST). Readers who answer all three questions correctly will take part in a lottery in which they can win a copy of the new Fritztrainer Master Class Vol. 07: Garry Kasparov.

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Three readers will win one Master Class with Garry Kasparov. In addition all readers who send in answers take part in a lottery, in which you can win a one-year Premimum Membership for the  ChessBase Account.

Quiz questions:

1. Which team will win gold in the Open tournament ?

2. Which team will win gold in the women's section?

3. Which player will win gold for the best score on first board in the Open?

The line-up of all teams and much more information about the Chess Olympiad 2016 in Baku can be found on the official tournament page.

Please send emails with the answers to the quiz questions to puzzle2@chessbase.com and please follow the format below (the answers below are just examples and randomly chosen):

1. Andorra

2. Belgium

3. Magnus Carlsen

Closing date is 3rd September 2016, 1 pm CEST.

This quiz is not subject to legal recourse.

The Chess Olympiad at ChessBase

ChessBase shows the games of the Olympiad live on playchess.com and from 10th September till the end of the Olympiad ChessBase will be in Baku where GM Daniel King will comment live.

Official tournament page of the Olympiad