The Chess Olympiad 2022

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    The Chess Olympiad 2022

    September 2, 2020

    From the FIDE site:

    Call for Interest: Chess Olympiad 2022

    Dear Member Federations and chess organizers:

    The 2022 World Chess Olympiad in Minsk (Belarus), as well as a number of side events, are at risk after the current organizers failed to comply with their obligations. At the moment, FIDE is expecting the current Organizing Committee to confirm their final position regarding their organizational and financial duties.

    Unless the Minsk organizers meet their obligations in the upcoming days, FIDE will be forced to change the hosting country for the 2022 World Chess Olympiad and related events. In that eventuality, FIDE would launch a call for bids on September 7 for the right to host the following events:

    1. 2022 World Chess Olympiad and 2022 FIDE Congress (Expected for August 2022)

    2. 2021 FIDE World Cup (Expected for September 2021)

    3. 2020 FIDE Women’s World Cup 2020 (Expected in April 2021)

    The Federations or private organizers who wish to submit a proposal in response to this call for interest should do so before October 7, 2020, using FIDE's official email account: FIDE could give additional time to provide government guarantees. Likewise, FIDE reserves the right to extend this deadline.

  • #2
    Life is fun in Belarus these days.


    • #3
      Originally posted by Ken Craft View Post
      Life is fun in Belarus these days.
      You don't Minsk words. :)
      "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." - Aesop
      "Only the dead have seen the end of war." - Plato
      "If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination." - Thomas De Quincey


      • #4
        Looking pretty Bella for the Rus