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The Organizing Committee of the 2018 Chess Olympiad invites the most motivated, erudite and enthusiastic young people (18-30) to volunteer and work together with us in the framework of the 43rd Chess Olympiad. 

The biggest chess event – The 43rd Chess Olympiad, which starts on September 23, 2018 and ends on October 6, 2018, will be held in Batumi (Adjara). Aside from the Olympiad, FIDE and Continental presidential elections, FIDE 89th Congress and other important chess events will take place in Batumi. 

The teams of women and men from 190 countries will be participating in the 43rd Chess Olympiad.

Chess players, captains, arbiters, accompanying persons, congress delegates and foreign journalists will all be visiting Georgia from September 21. There will be flights in all Georgian airports– in Batumi, Kutaisi and Tbilisi. 

The festive opening ceremony will be held at Black Sea Arena on September 23, as for the closing ceremony – it will be held at Batumi State Music Centre on October 5. 

A volunteer has to speak Georgian perfectly. Knowledge of an additional language is considered a priority.  

Working time will not exceed 8 hours, but it will be at any time of the day or the night at different places – an airport, a hotel, the playing hall etc.  

During non-working hours, the volunteers are joining together in a variety of parallel activities planned specifically for the Olympiad. The volunteers will be provided with food and accommodation (if necessary). 

The volunteers will be selected with: 

  • The form of registration and interview.

Hurry up to become a participant of the 43rd Chess Olympiad. Celebrate with the world, get acquainted and become friends with the world’s smartest people. 

The number of volunteers is limited.