Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

A crew led by Worldwide Chess Federation (FIDE) President Arkady Dvorkovic has arrived right here to examine the venue of the forty fourth Chess Olympiad beginning July 28.


Giving details about the FIDE crew, All India Chess Federation (AICF) President Sanjay Kapoor stated, “The FIDE President and his crew are in Chennai to examine the Olympiad venue. An settlement was reached between AICF and FIDE on Friday. A chess program might be signed in Delhi.”

Kapoor stated Dvorkovic would additionally meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin in Delhi on Friday.

On Thursday, Dvorkovic, Kapoor and AICF Secretary and Olympiad Match Director Bharat Singh Chauhan had met Tamil Nadu Sports activities Minister Shiva V Myanathan in Chennai.

In response to Chauhan, there might be a complete of 11 rounds on this event ranging from July 28 and the final spherical might be performed on August 9, adopted by the closing ceremony.

In response to Kapoor, AICF is planning to arrange a collection of chess earlier than the Olympiad. Nonetheless, he declined to share additional particulars concerning the potential occasions.

Talking to IANS, chess gamers and officers have been hopeful that the AICF would really like the pioneers of Indian chess and the primary Indian to win an Olympiad medal, late Rafiq Khan, Girls Grandmaster (WGM) S. Olympiad Medal and India’s first Worldwide Grasp Manuel Aaron and others.

Former AICF joint secretary Kapil Saxena advised IANS: “Possibly selfie factors with footage of Rafiq Khan and Vijayalakshmi could be considered or a particular award of their title, offered the Olympiad protocol permits. We’re proud that India Olympiad is being organized.”

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