42nd Chess Olympiad Baku, Azerbaijan 1st-14th September 2016 Welsh Teams Announcement

The Men's and Women's teams for the forthcoming Olympiad have now been annoubced. Full details can be found below.



2016 Olympiad Baku 1-14 September


The following have accepted invitations to represent Wales


Open Section

Richard Jones

Carl Strugnell

Tim Kett

Charles Morris

David Sands*

Non-playing Captain / Coach: Marian Petrov

* Tom Brown, who was originally invited (see earlier announcement), found that he had to decline his invitation and David Jameson, as first reserve, was unable to accept the invitation to replace Tom. David Sands has therefore stepped in to complete the squad.

Women’s Section

Olivia Smith

Lynda Roberts

Imogen Camp

Venetia Sivarajasingam

Shayanna Sivarajasingam

Non-playing captain / Coach: Lawrence Cooper

We wish them every success.


Howard Williams


Chairman of Selectors