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.
Many of the Chess Olympiad’s VIP guests relaxed in the stylish Habitat lounge – just a few steps from where superstar Magnus Carlsen and the top teams were playing.
The Tromsø 2014 Chess Olympiad organisers have released the following statement concerning the tragic death of two participants on the final day of the event.