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Russian chess teams name squads for Baku Olympiad

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Baku, August 13, AZERTAC

Russian chess team have named squads for the 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku on September 1-13.

The Russian men’s team includes: Vladimir Kramnik (2808), Sergey Karjakin (2769), Alexander Grischuk (2754), Evgeny Tomashevsky (2731), Ian Nepomniachtchi (2740). Andrey Filatov is the captain of the team.

The women’s team includes: Alexandra Kosteniuk (2538), Valentina Gunina (2520), Aleksandra Goryachkina (2475), Natalija Pogonina (2484), Olga Girya (2452). Sergei Rublevsky is the captain of the women’s team.

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