The world's fourth largest sporting event
01.08 - 14.08.2014
During the Chess Olympiad potential chess masters of the future met for battle at the banquet hall of the Red Bank in Tromsø. With around 70 participants, there were many small heads and hands in action.
'Isbre' - which means glacier - was the official sponsor and supplier of bottled water to the Chess Olympiad. The drink was such a hit with the players that they had to double their delivery - from 25,000 to 50,000 bottles.
The 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø is over. The Chinese men and the Russian women made short work of securing their predicted golds, but that still left a lot to be decided. In a final session that was overshadowed by the tragic co...