Chess Federation of Canada has announced the lineups for the World Chess Olympiad, which will be held in August in Istanbul, Turkey.
Grandmaster Bator Sambuev, 2011 Canadian Chess Champion
International Master Leonid Gerzhoy
International Master Nikolay Noritsyn, 2007 Canadian Chess Champion
International Master Eric Hansen
International Master Edward Porper, 2009 Canadian Open Chess Champion
Captain FIDE Master Victor Plotkin
Woman International Master Natalia Khoudgarian, 2011 Canadian Women’s Chess Champion
Iulia Lacau-Rodean, 2011 Canadian Women’s Chess Championship – 2nd
Woman Candidate Master Alexandra Botez, 2011 British Columbia Women’s Closed Chess Champion
Woman Candidate Master Jackie Peng, 2011 Canadian Amateur Chess Champion.
Woman Candidate Master Liza Orlova, 2011 Canadian Girls U18 Champion
Captain FIDE Master Jura Ochkoos
The CFC is raising funds to send the teams to Istanbul – Donation page
Message from Michael von Keitz, President of the Chess Federation of Canada: