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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Kyrgyzstan 2016 - 42nd Chess Olympiad



COUNTRY: Kyrgyzstan
ISSUE DATE: 1 September 2016
THEME: 42nd Chess Olympiad
CIRCULATION: 7 000 
STAMP SIZE: 46 х 27.5 mm
SHEET SIZE: 132 х 108 mm
STAMP DESIGN:Aliona Cojocari




The 42nd Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) and comprising an Open and Women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 1–14 September 2016. It was the first time that the Chess Olympiad had been hosted in Azerbaijan, the birthplace of former world champion Garry Kasparov.


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Stamp images and description thanks to Kyrgyz Express Post