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Olympiad and Congress Invitation

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World Chess Olympiad 2012

83rd FIDE Congress

Dear Friends,

Turkish Chess Federation, under the auspices of Sport and Youth Ministry and World Chess Federation, invites all member federations of FIDE to take place in the 40th FIDE World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. As an experienced organizing federation, the Turkish Chess Federation promises you a very good Olympiad and FIDE Congress with all necessary conditions.


The playing venue of Olympiad will be 9,10,11 Halls of Istanbul World Trade Center, on the exit of Atatürk Airport. The hotels will be WOW Hotels, Radisson Blu Airport, Holiday Inn Airport Hotel, Green Park Merter Hotel, Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Ataköy Marina Hotel, Adela Hotel, Titanic Airport Hotel, Polat Renaissance Hotel.

This invitation is also an official invitation for Congress participants to the 83rd FIDE Congress which will be held from 1st to 10th September 2012 in the congress center of Polat Renaissance Hotel.

Full details, prices, transportation, accreditation will be announced on 8th May 2012 on the official website of Olympiad.

Gens Una Sumus!

Ali Nihat YAZICI
President of Turkish Chess Federation

2 May 2012 - Ankara

Invitation (pdf)