Azerbaijan bids to host Chess Olympiad

Mon 03 May 2010 17:03 GMT | 22:03 Local Time

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Azerbaijan has applied to host the world Chess Olympiad in 2014 in Baku.

Two other cities - Tromso (Norway) and Albena (Bulgaria) - have also bid to host the Olympiad, reports.

Bulgarian media report that Bulgaria's bid will cost 350,000 euros.

The World Chess Olympiad 2014 will be held from 24 September to 4 October.

It will involve 150 men's and 120 women's teams from across the world.

Novosti Azerbaijan



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