New Zealand Olympiad Teams Announced
The NZCF selectors have chosen the following players to represent New Zealand in Dresden (not necessarily in board order):
Open team: Murray Chandler, Puchen Wang, Russell Dive, Bob Smith, and Roger Nokes. 1st Reserve: Stephen Lukey, 2nd Reserve Michael Steadman.
Women's team: Helen Milligan, Sue Maroroa, Judy Gao, Vivian Smith, Natasha Fairley. 1st Reserve: Evgenia Charmova, 2nd Reserve: Cecily Liu.
Open team Captain : Hilton Bennett
Women's team Captain: John McDonald
The Olympiad will take place from 13th-25th November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.
John McDonald (Pictured) is Wanganui's first Olympian in quite a number of year's and hopefully local club's will support him and the team by donating money.
More info can be found here: