There are 73 chess clubs, with players coming from 47 European federations
There are 64 chess qualifiers (in order of priority)
Losing is simply unacceptable!
64 chess players will compete for the coveted chess crown in knockout format
The prestigious Caissa award: 2016 to GM Anna Muzychuk, Ukraine and 2017 to GM Nana Dzagnidze, Georgia
43rd FIDE World Chess Olympiad is taking place from 24 September to 5 October 2018 in Batumi