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79th Fide-Congress in Dresden


Next to the Chess Olympiad in Dresden the Fide-Congress takes also place in the International Congress Center until November, 25. 230 participants from different nations meet at the 79th congress of the Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE).
On the first three days different committee meetings take place, after that there are the executive and presidential board and several continental meetings. The congress finally ends with the general assembly. Probably on November, 24 the decision is made which city will host the Chess Olympiad in the year 2012. There are three aspirants: Turky with Istanbul, Sweden with Stockholm, and Serbia-Montenegro with Botnang.