The 42nd World Chess Olympiad takes place on September 1-14 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Both open and women's tournaments are 11-round Swiss. The winners are determined according to the match points. Each team consists of four main players and one reserve.
Time control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move for 40 moves, 30 minutes plus 30 seconds per move for the rest of the game.
Russian men's team: Vladimir Kramnik (2808), Sergey Karjakin (2769), Alexander Grischuk (2754), Evgeny Tomashevsky (2731), Ian Nepomniachtchi (2740), head coach Andrey Filatov.
Russian women's team: Alexandra Kosteniuk (2538), Valentina Gunina (2520), Aleksandra Goryachkina (2475), Natalia Pogonina (2484), Olga Girya (2452), head coach Sergey Rublevsky.
Playing days: September 2-6 and 8-13. September 7 is a rest day.
Rounds 1-10 start at 2 pm msk, last round starts at 10 am msk.