Monday, March 08, 2010

Olympiad Madness Starting

Levon AronianIt is still six month before the 2010 Chess Olympiad opens on 19th September in the Russian city of Khanty Mansiysk, but the federations are already announcing their lineups.

Armenia, the men gold medalists from Turin and Dresden, were probably the first to publish the roster:
Men - Levon Aronian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, Arman Pashikian, Avetik Grigoryan
Women - Elina Danielian, Lilit Mkrtchian, Lilit Galojan, Nelly Aginian, Anahit Kharatyan

Guernsey Chess Federation also informed the public about their team, via Chessdom.

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