Exhibit Honors U.S. Team’s First Chess Olympiad Victory in 40 Years

    In 2016, for the first time in 40 years, the American national team edged out 180 countries from around the world to win gold at the Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan, solidifying its status as a powerhouse in the chess world. To celebrate the accomplishment, the World Chess Hall of Fame opened an exhibit titled “Global Moves: Americans in Chess Olympiads.” Team captain John Donaldson and grandmasters Fabiano Caruana and Ray Robson were among those in attendance at the exhibit’s opening on November 10th.

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