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is chess in the Olympics

  There is currently no chess in the Olympiad. The Chess Olympiad is a chess competition officially organized by FIDE since 1927 and takes place in even-numbered years. Before World War II the event was occasionally held every year. There was also an unofficial Chess Olympiad series that ended in 1976. Although chess is covered in the sports sections of many newspapers around the world, it is not one of the recognized sports in the Olympic Games. However, FIDE is now a member of the International Olympic Committee and follows its rules. This means that chess could one day become an Olympic event, although most knowledgeable observers say this is unlikely. The World Chess Championship is a competition held annually by the international chess organization FIDE to determine the World Champion of chess. Both men and women are eligible to participate in this championship. The World Champion does not have to be the player with the highest Elo rating: the 2006-2007 World Champion, Vladimir Kr

Bullet Chess #12: Getting to 1900 on Lichess Bullet

Bullet Chess #11: The Last and Shortest Bullet Game

Bullet Chess #10: How to Lose Your Advantage But Still Win

Bullet Chess #9: First Bullet Game on Lichess

Blitz Chess #14: Mate with a Pawn Against Unrated Opponent

Blitz Chess #13: Toe-to-Toe Casual Blitz Against Very Strong Player

Blitz Chess #12: This is How You Play Against Gambits

Blitz Chess #11: This is Why You Should Accept Gambits

Blitz Chess #10: A Complete Bust, and An Inefficient Way of Winning

Blitz Chess #9: When I Made Only a Few Inaccuracies

Blitz Chess #8: Trying a Second Time to Beat My First Opponent

Blitz Chess #7: My First Casual Blitz Game on Lichess

Blitz Chess #6: My Comeback from a Disappointing Start

Blitz Chess #5: My First Lichess Blitz Game was a Mess

Bullet Chess #8: The Risk Pays Off

Bullet Chess #7: Race Against Time, or Promotion

Bullet Chess #6: Lost a Drawn Position in the Most Irritating Way Imaginable

Bullet Chess #5: Lucking Out, or a Strategic Victory?