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Teams, Players and Accompanying Persons

The following official hotels of the Olympiad will be used to accommodate the participants. In the map below you may find the corresponding numbers marked at the location of the respecitve hotel. Hotels which are not in the map are not numbered.

Premium Hotels
- Hotel Maritim (2)
- Hotel Westin Bellevue (3)

First Class Hotels
- Steigenberger Hotel Dresden-Radebeul
- Four Points by Sheraton Königshof Dresden
- Ramada Hotel Dresden
- Art`otel Dresden (5)
- Hotel Elbflorenz (7)
- Residenz Alt Dresden.

Comfort Class
- IBIS Hotels Dresden (11-13)

Breakfast and lunch for teams will be provided in the respective hotels. Dinner will be provided at the “World of Chess” Catering centre at the Dresden City Hall.


Arbiters will be accommodated at the IBIS Hotels Dresden for the period of the Olympiad from 12 to 25 November 2008.
Board and lodging for Arbiters in double/twin rooms will be on the expenses of the Organizers. Single room upgrades can be booked for the special price of only 250 Euro for the complete time period.

FIDE Congress Participants and Delegates

Participants of the FIDE Congress and Official Delegates will be hosted at the Westin Bellevue Hotel Dresden, being the Official Congress Hotel for the 79th FIDE Congress from 17 to 25 November 2008.

FIDE Principals and FIDE Officials

Official representatives of the FIDE will be staying at the beautiful Maritim Hotel Dresden immediately next to the playing venue International Congress Center.
All Principals and Officials will receive double room accommodation including full board.