Russian chess teams name squads for Baku Olympiad

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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