44th Chess Olympiad: Participating teams announced

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FIDE is excited to announce the participating teams of the 44th Chess Olympiad.

187 teams in the Open section and 162 in the Women’s will gather in Chennai, India, from July 28 to August 10 for the biggest chess competition of the year.

The Chess Olympiad is growing with every edition, and the 44th in Chennai is going to be the largest.

Open Section

#TeamAv. Rt.Captain
1USA2771Donaldson, John
2Azerbaijan2705Abasov, Nijat
3India2696Narayanan, Srinath
4Norway2692Haarr, Jon Kristian
5Spain2687Magem Badals, Jordi
6Poland2683Socko, Bartosz
7Netherlands2672Smeets, Jan
8Ukraine2666Sulypa, Oleksandr
9Germany2664Gustafsson, Jan
10England2662Pein, Malcolm
11India 22649Ramesh, R B
12Armenia2642Pashikian, Arman
13Iran2636Pourramezanali, Amirreza
14Uzbekistan2625Sokolov, Ivan
15France2621Maze, Sebastien
16Hungary2621Acs, Peter
17Czech Republic2612Simacek, Pavel
18Croatia2611Kozul, Zdenko
19Romania2605Miron, Lucian-Costin
20Turkey2602Kanmazalp, Ogulcan
21Greece2602Nikolaidis, Ioannis
22Israel2598Glaz, Ilana David
23Serbia2595Perunovic, Miodrag
24Georgia2580Sturua, Zurab
25Italy2574Van Wely, Loek
26Denmark2566Hansen, Sune Berg
27Brazil2563Priyadharshan, Kannappan
28Australia2559Rodgers, Jack
29Argentina2558Hungaski, Robert
30Bulgaria2557 
31Sweden2556Ahlander, Bjorn
32Cuba2552Oscar Perez Garcia, Rodney
33Austria2546Predojevic, Borki
34Slovakia2543Movsesian, Sergei
35Lithuania2540Vaznonis, Donatas
36Switzerland2534Hindermann, Felix
37Peru2533Gutierrez, Renzo
38Egypt2530Mohamed, Farag Amrou
39Kazakhstan2526Ibrayev, Nurlan
40Montenegro2521Kosic, Dragan
41Slovenia2510Sebenik, Matej
42Chile2510Garcia Cardenas, Pablo
43Iceland2509Petursson, Margeir
44Canada2496Plotkin, Victor
45Mongolia2478Gan-Od, Sereenen
46Indonesia2472Majella, Rudijanto
47Turkmenistan2469Kakabayev, Mergen
48Paraguay2467Riquelme, Andres
49Moldova2462 
50Uruguay2460Rivera, Daniel
51Belgium2460Hovhannisyan, Mher
52Colombia2456Mosquera, Miguel
53Philippines2452Torre, Eugenio
54Portugal2440Galvao, Henrique
55Albania2434Muco, Fatos
56Finland2433Keinanen, Toivo
57Singapore2427Kvon, Andrey
58Estonia2414Kaido, Kulaots
59Andorra2398Martinez Balastegui, Marti
60Ireland2396Jackson, Carl
61Faroe Islands2394Gaard, Ingolf
62North Macedonia2389Nedev, Trajko
63Mexico2389Della Morte, Pablo
64Latvia2382Ungurs, Edgars
65Bangladesh2380Mallick, Masudur Rahman
66Ecuador2370Noboa, Silva Kevin
67Kosovo2343Fejzullahu, Afrim
68Scotland2342Minnican, Alan
69South Africa2342Grover, Sahaj
70Kyrgyzstan2337Imanaliev, Talaibek
71Bolivia2324Munoz Contreras, Nelson
72Venezuela2317Palacios, Lanza Antonio
73Zambia2314Banda, Aaron
74Malaysia2304Subramaniam, Sumant
75Dominican Republic2286Mazara Ruiz, Adan Manuel
76Costa Rica2280Fernandez Sanchez, Mario Andres
77Tunisia2270Bouaziz, Mehdi
78Nigeria2263Akhiwu, Eugene Ehidiamhen
79Luxembuorg2263David, Alberto
80Japan2258Stojanovic, Mihajlo
81Yemen2257Abdulla, Ba Mallm
82Guatemala2249Leyva, Hector
83Panama2246Collantes, Juan Ramon
84Iraq2244Al-Sahlanee, Hayder A. Jaafar
85New Zealand2242Bojkov, Dejan
86Tajikistan2242Hisoriev, Shorahmat
87South Korea2228Song, Jinwoo
88El Salvador2222Castillo, Nelson
89Monaco2216Loseva, Yulia
90Uganda2216Teeba, Jorden
91Trinidad & Tobago2213Hunte, Keelan
92Angola2209Domingos, Catarino
93Zimbabwe2208Moyo, Lloyd
94Lebanon2198Khodashenas, Mersad
95Wales2192Hunt, Adam C
96Syria2191Hamad, Alsaed
97Algeria2189Badreddine Khelfallah, Omar
98Jordan2180Kruppa, Yuri
99Thailand2176Pitirotjirathon, Jirapak
100Sudan2161Delchev, Aleksander
101Cyprus2148Antoniou, Stathis
102Nicaragua2147Rocha, Maximiliano
103United Arab Emirates2146Erdogdu, Mert
104Madagascar2143Ramalanjaona, Andrianantenaina
105Pakistan2114Amer, Karim
106Nepal2110Bogati, Dhan Bahadur
107Jamaica2107Pitterson, Jomo
108South Sudan2101Henry, John
109Ethiopia2091Birhanu, Tegegn Mehadem
110Puerto Rico2089Cuenca Jimenez, Jose Fernando
111Sri Lanka2086Barsov, Alexei
112Botswana2069Thompson, Modisane
113Honduras2049Colindres, Javier Medina
114Netherlands Antilles2046Curiel, David
115Malta2040Novak, Atilla Robert
116Malawi2028Sharra, Leonard
117Haiti2026Luxama, Jacques Muller
118Suriname2019Kaslan, Marlon
119Qatar2010Kuzmin, Alexey
120Namibia2009Mishra, Neeraj-Kumar
121Libya2008Abokrais, Kaled
122Cape Verde2004Carapinha, Francisco Manuel
123Barbados1998Gurevich, Mikhail
124Myanmar1995Maung, Maung Kyaw Zaw Hein
125Liechtenstein1982Frick, Renato
126Mali1977Doumbia, Amadou
127Jersey1968Mooney, Graham
128Mauritania1961Mohamed Salem, Yahi
129Bahrain1957Abdulgaffar, Jamal
130Afghanistan1949Farazi, Khaibar
131Saudi Arabia1935Haddouche, Mohamed
132Chinese Taipei1932Tsai, Yao-Hung
133Somalia1931Mohamoud Farah, Mustafa
134Kenya1928Magana, Ben
135Ghana1918Ribli, Zoltan
136Cote d’Ivoire1917Mosso, Guy Serge
137Liberia1905Tamba, William Saa
138Sao Tome and Principe1897Sharma, Hemant
139Hong Kong1895Lam, Chi Wang Raymond
140Palestine1893Sader, Naji
141Guam1888Tirador, Elias
142Mozambique1887Alice, Mateus Felizardo Viageiro
143Kuwait1865Abdel Razik, Khaled
144Mauritius1865Bhowany, Koomaren
145Oman1865 
146Aruba1863Bueno Perez, Lazaro Antonio
147Saint Lucia1862Comas, Martin
148Togo1859Numatsi, Yawotsu Dzigba
149Senegal1838Izeta Txabarri, Felix
150Gambia1836Kenmure, Jamie
151Guyana1826Mars, Davion
152Maldives1807Li, Jackson
153San Marino1797Caruso, Augusto
154Bermuda1796Dimitrijevic, Aleksandra
155Palau1779Cabunagan, Tito
156Bahamas1777Gonzalez, Renier
157Tanzania1763Mussa, Mangula
158Nauru1762Depaune, Inza
159Rwanda1736Nkuyubwatsi, Eddy Christian
160Cameroon1707Fouda Tocko, Paul Aristide
161Timor-Leste1704dos Reis, Tito
162Lesotho1692Mphetole, Mona
163Sierra Leone1670Lwebuga, Ronald
164Brunei Darussalam1657Hj, Sulaiman Amir Fakhry
165Eswatini1657Siame, William
166Papua New Guinea1641McCoy, Tom
167Gabon1608Bongo, Akanga Ndjila Barthelemy
168Guernsey1602Akshat, Khamparia
169Fiji1591Arvind, Goru
170Cayman Islands1586Tracey, Shaun M
171Burundi1555Ntagasigumwami, Deo
172Eritrea1549Debesai, Zerabruk Sahlu
173Democratic Republic of the Congo1546Esungi, Guy Botetsi
174US Virgin Islands1492Smith, Michael
175Djibouti1470Ismael, Mohamed Goumaneh
176Central African Republic1436Kourakoumba, Florent
177Seychelles1371Hoareau, Benjamin
178Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1222Enemchukwu Chinedu, Benjamin
179Dominica1204Phadke, Sohan
180British Virgin Islands1154Sava, Christiansen-Danut-Eugen
181Laos1063Muth, Matthias Potisarath
182Bhutan1000Palden Dorji, Thinley
183Chad1000Hachim Bachar, Mahamat
184Comoros1000Chamsidine, Bacar Salim
185Equatorial Guinea1000Gatjens Capche, Angel Estanislao
186Niger1000Boureima, Adamou Noma
187Saint Kitts and Nevis1000Kelkar, Abishek


Women’s Section

#TeamAv. Rt.Captain
1India2486Kunte, Abhijit
2Ukraine2478Brodsky, Michail
3Georgia2475Jojua, Davit
4Kazakhstan2441Kotsur, Pavel
5Poland2423Dziuba, Marcin
6France2400Gozzoli, Yannick
7Azerbaijan2399Mamedov, Nidjat
8United States of America2390Khachiyan, Melikset
9Germany2383Yakovich, Yuri
10Bulgaria2367Arnaudov, G. Petar
11Armenia2367 
12India 22351Swapnil, S. Dhopade
13Hungary2342Papp, Gabor
14Spain2327Martinez Martin, David
15Cuba2324Alvarez Pedraza, Aramis
16Netherlands2312Bosch, Jeroen
17Serbia2312Chelushkina, Irina
18Indonesia2304Lumondong, Lisa Karlina
19Israel2289Botvinnik, Ilia
20Romania2283Szabo, Gergely-Andras-Gyula
21England2274D’Costa, Lorin
22Slovakia2265Stohl, Igor
23Czech Republic2260Polak, Tomas
24Vietnam2259Nguyen, Minh Thang
25Italy2251Bellia, Fabrizio
26Slovenia2245Grosar, Aljosa
27Greece2236Kotronias, Vesileios
28Turkey2220Mikhalchishin, Adrian
29Mongolia2220Tserendorj, Batsaikhan
30Switzerland2219Novkovic, Milan
31Estonia2215Kulaots, Kaido
32Peru2212Pacheco, Marco
33Colombia2207Rios, Cristhian Camilo
34Sweden2196Bellon Lopez, Juan Manuel
35Australia2195Sandler, Leonid
36Brazil2186Ankit, R. Rajpara
37Austria2185Baumegger, Siegfried
38Iran2168Hashemi, Amir Erfan
39Philippines2165Gonzales, Jayson
40Argentina2154Iermito, Sebastian
41Lithuania2148Vaznonis, Donatas
42Canada2139Thavandiran, Shiyam
43Croatia2117Kovacevic, Blazimir
44Finland2113Nazarova, Anastasia
45Uzbekistan2094Egin, Vladimir
46Denmark2085Sylvan, Jacob
47Norway2079Kaasen, Tor Fredrik
48Egypt2078Ezat, Mohamed
49Belgium2054Goossens, Hanne
50Latvia2054Maklakova, Nellija
51Ireland2045O`Donnell, Conor
52Malaysia2038Mok, Tze-Meng
53Moldova2033Slovineanu, Viacheslav
54Mexico2005Sanchez Enriquez, Oscar Gerardo
55Singapore1999Luther, Thomas
56Chile1990Valdes Escobar, Alvaro
57Venezuela1977Sanchez Castillo, Sarai Carolina
58Portugal1962Rocha, Sergio
59Bolivia1952Monroy Carrizo, Javier
60Iceland1951Johannesson, Ingvar Thor
61Algeria1946Nassr, Nacer
62Turkmenistan1944Turayev, Shahruh
63Costa Rica1926Gonzalez Acosta, Bernal
64Bangladesh1917Chowdhury, Mahmuda Hoque
65Ecuador1916Heredia Serrano, Carla
66Montenegro1911Milovic, Aleksandra
67Paraguay1889Gonzalez Mancuello, Elisa
68Nigeria1882Adedayo-Adeosun, Olabowale Doyin
69Angola1874Assis, Antonio Henriques
70Albania1865Zadrima, Aldo
71North Macedonia1863Andonovski, Ljubisa
72Scotland1850Minnican, Alan
73Lebanon1836Shamieh, Jamal
74New Zealand1835Van Riemsdijk, Herman C.
75Dominican Republic1832Del Rosario Moreno, Carlos
76El Salvador1828Meza Paz, Luis Rafael
77Uruguay1808Moccero, Eduardo
78Nicaragua1798Granados Diaz, Maria Esther
79Kyrgyzstan1780Shyngys Kyzy, Aizharkyn
80Tajikistan1775Odinaeva, Saodat
81South Africa1764Jurgensen, Graham
82Iraq1762Abdullah, Mahdi Attiyah
83Syria1762Azam, Zeno
84Monaco1753Berezovska, Svetlana
85United Arab Emirates1734Arencibia Rodriguez, Walter
86Puerto Rico1733Rivera De Jesus, Donato
87Zambia1723Mukumbo, Sydney
88Botswana1690Pilane Masego, Sylvia
89Guatemala1683Leyva, Hector
90Wales1673Healey, Michael W
91Panama1656Mathews Romero, Cesar
92Japan1656Petrov, Marian
93Uganda1651Otim, Isaac Jonathan
94Zimbabwe1648Gora, Tapiwa
95Hong Kong1623Kwok, Yuen Shan
96Jamaica1609Matthews, Shane
97Sri Lanka1592Perera, GK Nilu Nadeeka
98South Korea1581You, Garam
99Kenya1577Andiwoh, Moses
100Libya1568Alabed, Hadhom Mohamed M.
101Nepal1565Niraula, Bhupendra
102Andorra1561Garcia Paolicchi, Raul
103Madagascar1547Ramorasata, Andrianina
104Honduras1546Garay Munoz, Mario Gerardo
105Thailand1535Chongstitwattana, Cholapat
106Suriname1519Frijde, Reyna
107Haiti1517Gedeus, Steven Daniel
108Malta1513Sammut Briffa, Peter
109Oman1511 
110Mozambique1494Soca, Roberto Tiago
111Palestine1488Ezzedein, Khaled
112Barbados1485Davies, Nigel R
113Ethiopia1457Reda, Tofik Berhe
114Fiji1449Lyons, Ryan Joshua
115Timor-Leste1441dos Santos, Elfiana
116Tunisia1435Bouaziz, Mehdi
117Guam1418Szekely, Zoltan
118Trinidad & Tobago1401Cupid, Kevin
119Kosovo1392Ermeni, Bekim
120Pakistan1359Janjua, Raja Muhammad Gauhar Iqbal
121Malawi1342Mwangupili, Francisco
122Sudan1341Anwar, Mohamed
123Namibia1336Mueller, Leonhard
124Chinese Taipei1322Shih, Ching-An
125Cyprus1316Bryan, Mark
126Cape Verde1316Neves, Diogo Alexandre
127Lesotho1312Moseli, Phera
128Ghana1302 
129Aruba1290Tromp, Hubert Randolf
130Senegal1289Ba, El Hadji Saidou Nourou
131Bahamas1265Ferguson, Joseph
132Palau1263Mission, Baby Edna
133Kuwait1257Alkout, Eman
134Myanmar1245Htun, Min Thu Yein
135Eswatini1212Sharma, Dinesh K.
136Mauritius1193Ying, Patrick Li
137Guyana1184Mohr, Georg
138Eritrea1181Dirar, Khaled Hassen
139Togo1180Botsoe, Koffi
140Cameroon1149Djomou Kouahou, Maximilien
141Maldives1147Abdul Raheem, Zeeshan
142Jersey1134Zapata, Alonso
143Bahrain1131Ali, Alsulaiti
144Liberia1114Kondoh, Foday W.
145Sao Tome and Principe1109Costa, Marcelino Tavares Batista
146Cote d’Ivoire1078Zirimba, Paul
147Tanzania1033Mustafa, Ebrahim
148Sierra Leone1002Kamara, Sarah
149Bhutan1000Pem, Kuenzang
150Burundi1000Ingabire, Alain-Michel
151Central African Republic1000Gamba, Merveille-Gloria
152Comoros1000Farhana, Said Ali
153Djibouti1000Hassan, Kadir Ali
154Gabon1000Bongo, Akanga Ndjila Barthelemy
155Gambia1000Kenmure, Jamie
156Laos1000Somchanda, Vong Thong
157Mali1000Camara, Salimata dite Mama
158Rwanda1000Ngoga, Eustache
159Saudi Arabia1000Masrahi, Abdulrahman A
160Seychelles1000Aizenberg, Lior
161Somalia1000Muhumad, Mahad Dahir
162South Sudan1000Deng, Aluel Elizabeth Akuei