14 Jul

Torre-Liew, Thessaloniki Olympiad 1984

The Chess Olympiads are held every two years and is normally held on even years. It is considered the premier team event with every country sending their best players. The format is a four board match-up. Malaysia has been sending a team since 1972 with the exception of 1976 when the event was held in Israel. The next Olympiad will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2018.

Below is a game from the 1984 Olympiad in Thessaloniki, Greece. Malaysia fought against the Asian powerhouse at the time. We managed to draw the top two boards and lost the bottom two.

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