CHENNAI: The Indian chess federation is bidding to host the 44th Chess Olympiad that has been moved out of Russia, mentioned a senior official of All India Chess Federation (AICF).
“We’re bidding to host the Chess Olympiad this time. The occasion finances will likely be about Rs 75 crore,” Bharat Singh Chauhan, Secretary, AICF instructed IANS.
If India wins the bid, then the Chess Olympiad would be the second main international chess competitors that will be held within the nation after 2013.
In 2013 the World Chess Championship was held between the then defending champion India’s Viswanathan Anand and the then challenger Magnus Carlsen from Norway.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial crew occasion, during which groups from roughly 190 nations compete for 2 weeks.

The bodily chess Olympiad was presupposed to happen in Moscow from July 26 July to August 8.
Nonetheless, on Friday, the Worldwide Chess Federation (FIDE) determined to maneuver the Chess Olympiad and all different official competitions deliberate from Russia.
The opposite occasions which are moved away from Russia are the primary chess Olympiad for Individuals with Disabilities and the 93rd FIDE Congress, FIDE mentioned.
This yr, the Congress also needs to embrace an electoral process, for the reason that first time period of the present FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich is coming to an finish. Dvorkovich was elected in Batumi (Georgia) in September 2018.
FIDE is already engaged on discovering different dates and places for these occasions.

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