Batumi Chess Olympiad round 1 pairings are out!

43rd FIDE World Chess Olympiad is taking place from 24 September to 5 October 2018 in Batumi

Round 1 chess pairings (top 25 boards)

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The 43rd FIDE World Chess Olympiad is taking place from 24 September to 5 October 2018 in Batumi, Georgia.

The biennial chess tournament is an 11-round Swiss open, with one rest day on 29 September. The open chess section features 185 chess teams from 183 countries, with the 919 chess players including almost the whole world chess elite.

The chess time control is 90 minutes for 40 chess moves then 30 minutes to the end of the chess game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.

Each team consists of five chess players, with four playing each match. Draw offers are not allowed until move 30.

The chess standings are determined by match points, with 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw, then game points.

Chess playing schedule

Round 01 Sep 24, 2018 11:00

Round 02 Sep 25, 2018 11:00

Round 03 Sep 26, 2018 11:00

Round 04 Sep 27, 2018 11:00

Round 05 Sep 28, 2018 11:00

Round 06 Sep 30, 2018 11:00

Round 07 Oct 01, 2018 11:00

Round 08 Oct 02, 2018 11:00

Round 09 Oct 03, 2018 11:00

Round 10 Oct 04, 2018 11:00

Round 11 Oct 05, 2018 07:00

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