Only a handful teams in contention for Gold - Round 11 matchups

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

Final round chess matchups

Final round women's chess matchups

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

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 women's chess section features 151 teams from 149 countries, with the 749 players including almost the whole women's world chess elite.

The 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 chess match. Draw offers are not allowed until move 30.

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

Chess playing schedule

Round 1 Sep 24, 2018 11:00
Round 2 Sep 25, 2018 11:00
Round 3 Sep 26, 2018 11:00
Round 4 Sep 27, 2018 11:00
Round 5 Sep 28, 2018 11:00
Round 6 Sep 30, 2018 11:00
Round 7 Oct 1, 2018 11:00
Round 8 Oct 2, 2018 11:00
Round 9 Oct 3, 2018 11:00
Round 10 Oct 4, 2018 11:00
Round 11 Oct 5, 2018 07:00

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