|Olympiad Begins with Grand Opening Ceremony|
|September 20, 2010|
The US squad has safely arrived to the 2010 Olympiad (Khanty-Mansiysk, September 20-October 3), which began with a grand
Pairings are also set. In round 1, the US Open team will face Faroe Islands while the women play the Dominican Republic.
Tony Rich of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis provided the following photo gallery from the ceremony and some pre-tourney prep in Prague.
And finally, some images from the beautiful opening ceremony stage, which featured dance, a human chess game and video projections.
Be sure to check in to CLO regularly for more exclusive material from the scene, including more photos from Tony Rich of the CCSSCL. Also see the official website and chessresults.com.