Chess Olympiad

TN to host 44th Chess Olympiad: Govt signs MoU with All India Chess Federation

The State government has sanctioned Rs.92.13 crore for this international event in which chess players from 180 countries will take part.

published on : 14th May 2022

Ahead of Chess Olympiad, 11-day camp to begin in Chennai from Saturday

The decision to rope in Gelfand to guide the Indian team has pleased Koneru Humpy, a vital cog in the wheel of the women's first team.

published on : 6th May 2022

Anand, Gelfand to work with Indian players ahead of Chess Olympiad 

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has brought the two legends together for the home team's first coaching camp ahead of the Chess Olympiad in July-August.

published on : 5th May 2022

20-member Chess Olympiad squad to be mentored by Viswanathan Anand

Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand, has opted to sit out of the upcoming Chess Olympiad at home.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Chess Olympiad: India names two teams in open and women's section, Anand to mentor squad

India being the host are entitled to field two teams each in Open category as well as women's section for the first-time ever.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Moved out of Russia, Chess Olympiad to be held in Chennai now 

The announcement was made by Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on his Twitter page on Tuesday night.

published on : 16th March 2022

Chennai all set to host 44th Chess Olympiad

The Government of Tamil Nadu and All India Chess Federation will be jointly organising the event, a tournament that will feature elite chess players from over 150 countries.

published on : 16th March 2022

India plans to host 44th Chess Olympiad that's been moved out of Moscow

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial event in which teams from some 190 countries compete over a two-week period.

published on : 26th February 2022

Happy that I did well in Olympiad, but we win or lose as a team: D Harika

India won the first duel 5-1, outclassing USA on all the boards. Anand led from the front with a classy victory over Jeffery Xiong, while P Harikrishna, D Harika and R Vaishali also notched up wins

published on : 24th September 2021

Online Chess Olympiad: India edges out Ukraine in tie-break to reach semi-final 

The blitz tie-break saw India outclass its opponent 5-1 thanks to wins for Adhiban, Harika, Sarin and R Vaishali storm into the last four.

published on : 13th September 2021

India to square off against Ukraine in quarters of Online Chess Olympiad

A total of 1717 players, are playing from 150 countries all over the world, with 888 titled players, including 209 Grand Masters and 244 International Masters.

published on : 11th September 2021

We are confident of putting up a good show: GM R Praggnanandhaa

In conversation with GM R Praggnanandhaa, prior to the Online Chess Olympiad scheduled to begin from September 8.

published on : 8th September 2021