– Olympiad News can be found here.

R Vaishali


“If Praggnanandhaa is garnering international headlines, his sister IM RameshBabu  Vaishali has been quietly performing above expectations in the European Chess circuitin the last couple of months. Just early morning today Vaishali tied for top place in the Bodensee open tournament in Austria but had to settle for second place after tie-break. Last month Vaishali […]” sourced from the above website.


Even Austria has a thriving teams competition. I will eventually compile a list of countries who have a National Teams Comp. At the moment I am guessing the number will be between 15 and 25.

These events are all round-robins and FIDE Rated if you consider that Board One only plays Board One etc.

No easy games.

That is a lot of employment for arbiters and players. – Kerry


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