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Chess Olympiads and Istanbul 1927 - 2012

book-2Olympiads are the most special types of competitions. Chess Olympiads are no different. Contestants from all over the world, competing for their countries, bring the competition alive. To know history of the competition and know its heroes makes it all more interesting and exciting.

For that reason TCF and the Chess Olympiad 2012 organizers have published a unique collection of Chess Olympiads 1927 - 2012. The book contains tournament reviews, historic photographs, top games, standings by boards, and the most important facts and figures for each event.

The book is 287 pages long, and the last 100 are dedicated to the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, where you can find photo of every team participating this year.

The book can be acquired during the Olympiad at the Turkish Chess Federation book stall.