Preparations for the opening ceremony of the 42 nd World Chess Olympiad are nearing completion. Costumes and music to be used during the ceremony have already been approved.
The official partner of the Baku Chess Olympiad Operating Committee, “Amapola Exclusive Events”, has started the installation of technical equipment and decorations for the ceremony. The ceremony is expected to last for one hour and feature some aspects of the chess tradition in Azerbaijan, including elements of national culture.
Final rehearsals for the opening ceremony of the Baku Chess Olympiad will commence on 25 August.
The opening ceremony of the Baku Chess Olympiad will be held at the National Gymnastics Arenaon 1 September and start at 19:00.