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, Azerisport.com 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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