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All three Indian teams win their first round matches with 4-0 scores

The first round of the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mamallapuram, Chennai was inaugurated by Shri Anurag Thakur, Honourable Union Minister for I&B, Youth Affairs and Sports by making the first move on Vidit Gujrathi’s board, Five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand and Arkady Dvorkovich, President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) President, AICF President Dr Sanjay Kapoor, and Olympiad Director Bharat […]

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Queen’s Pavilion and Social Pavilion are Open

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich and Managing Director Dana Reizniece Ozola opened the Queen’s and Social Pavilions on the first day of the 44th Chess Olympiad. Sonja Johnson, Chairperson of the Planning and Development Commission, welcomed Dana to the stage and Dana addressed the audience. “188 Men’s teams, 162 Women’s teams are participating, it seems like […]

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FIDE, AICF, & Tech Mahindra Unveil Fan Nxt.Now App at the 44th Chess Olympiad

App to drive hyper-personalised data-driven fan experiences by leveraging cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR)/ Virtual Reality (VR), among others The International Chess Federation(FIDE) and the All-India Chess Federation have strengthened their partnership with Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, to launch FIDE’s […]