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The Crown Prince is patron of chess Olympiad

Norway Today
22/02/2013
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Crown Prince Haakon has agreed to become patron of next year's Chess Olympiad in Tromsø.

This means a lot to us, and it puts the Chess Olympiad really on the map, said Chairman Herman Kristoffersen.

Chess Olympiad will be held in Tromsø from 1 to 14. august next year. With more than 150 participating nations, the Chess Olympiad is the world's fourth largest sporting event. It is estimated that around 1,500 chess players will participate. 

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Wikipedia

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