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2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round 5

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2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round 5

Team Kenya lost to Monaco 3-1, while the Kenyan Ladies held Nigeria to a 2-2 draw during round five of the ongoing 2022 Chennai Olympiad.

2022 Chennai Olympiad Martin Njoroge with GM Anish Giri.
Martin Njoroge with GM Anish Giri. Photo credits FIDE.
Martin Njoroge v Karl Johan Ribbegren

Patrice Verdier v Robert Oluka Mcligeyo

 

2022 Chennai Olympiad WFM Sasha Mongeli of Kenya.
WFM Sasha Mongeli of Kenya. Photo credits FIDE.

Zambia faces Norway

The big match for the day was Zambia playing Norway with World Champion Magnus Carlsen on board one.  Zambia faced a herculean task but managed to snatch a draw on board 3 thanks to FM Nase Lungu.

FM Nase Lungu of Zambia not so happy with his position.
FM Nase Lungu of Zambia not so happy with his position. Photo credits FIDE.
Gillan Bwalya v Magnus Carlsen

Nase Lungu v Jon Ludvig Hammer

Interesting personalities from the Olympiad

GM Pia Cramling and her daughter WFM Anna Cramling are members of Team Sweden at the Women’s Chess Olympiad.

WIM Anna Cramling (above) and her mother GM Pia Cramling. 2022 Chennai Olympiad
WFM Anna Cramling (above) and her mother GM Pia Cramling. Photo credits FIDE.

Links

The 2022 Chess Olympiad: Opening Ceremony.

2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round 1 report.

2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round 2 report.

2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round 3 report.

2022 Chennai Olympiad – Round report 4.

More photos of the Opening Ceremony.

2022 Chess Olympiad on chess-results.com.

2022 Chess Olympiad – African teams on the way.

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