Why does China have 2 teams at the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad?
Most top ranked teams always have one participant representative but with China, they have another team that has gained entry at this years competition
The FIDE Online Chess Olympiad has begun recently with avid chess lovers from all across the world tuning in to watch matches online. India is the favourites to top Pool B given the strength of the team coupled with the experience of certain individuals. India began its campaign with a 6-0 victory over Egypt, a 3-3 draw with France and a 4-2 victory against Sweden.
Something that was quite peculiar and which was noticed by a lot of people was the presence of two Chinese teams in the tournament.