Chess Olympiad 2022

CHENNAI: With a good mix of experienced elite players, dashing debutants and promising prodigies, six Indian teams, comprising 30 players, are all set to begin their challenge at the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad, began in Mamallapuram, Chennai on Thursday.

It is also India’s largest contingent ever taking part at the Olympiad, which is being hosted in India for the first-time ever.

The star-studded US team-led by World Championship challenger Fabiano Caruana is numbers ahead in terms of average rating with Elo 2771 while India seeded second with Elo 2696.

Jul 26, 2022 19:07
CHENNAI: With a record 187 countries taking part with 188 Teams in Open section and 162 in the Women’s section, the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad at Mamallapuram, Chennai, will witness its highest ever participation.  
Jul 25, 2022 16:07
CHENNAI: Mamallapuram, Chennai is gearing up to greet and host the participants of the 44th Chess Olympiad scheduled from July 28th to 10th August.  The biggest ever chess extravaganza on Indian soil, with a record 187 countries in the fray and close to 1,800 players competing, will be the cynosure of all eyes for the next fortnight.
Jul 20, 2022 19:07
NEW DELHI: 'World Chess Day' was celebrated on Wednesday with the unveiling here of the official stamp of the 44th Chess Olympiad. The 44th Chess Olympiad is scheduled to be held at Mamallapuram, Chennai from July 28 through to August 10.
Jul 04, 2022 17:07
NEW DELHI: India fielded a third team in the Open section after getting a last-minute entry to register their highest-ever participation at the 44th Chess Olympiad scheduled to be held at Mahabalipuram from July 28 to August 10.
Jun 27, 2022 06:06
CHENNAI (June 02): The 44th Chess Olympiad is all set to hit the record books as the highest number of countries and teams have registered for the world’s biggest chess event scheduled in Mahabalipuram, Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
Jun 27, 2022 06:06
NEW DELHI (June 07): The International Chess Federation and the All India Chess Federation have strengthened their partnership with Tech Mahindra to provide a next-generation digital fan experience by leveraging Fan Nxt.Now. 
May 16, 2022 15:05
CHENNAI: All India Chess Federation (AICF) president Sanjay Kapoor and secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government in the presence of state Chief Minister MK Stalin for the forthcoming 44th Chess Olympiad, slated to be held Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
May 02, 2022 18:05
CHENNAI: The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Monday announced a 20-member squad for the 44th Chess Olympiad, the country’s biggest-ever, as India gears up to host the prestigious tournament in Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
Apr 19, 2022 11:04
NEW DELHI: The 100-day countdown to India hosting the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 for the first time ever kicked off Monday and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand believes that the Chess Olympiad on home soil will inspire the upcoming Indian chess generation. 
Apr 04, 2022 18:04
NEW DELHI: International Chess Federation (FIDE) president Arkady Dvorkovich officially handed over the hosting rights to India for the organization of the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 at an event in the capital. India secured the bid to host the Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai earlier this year.