The International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation, announced India to host International Chess Olympiad at Chennai for 2022. Chennai to Host FIDE Chess Olympiad from July 26 to August 8.
The 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 was earlier scheduled to conduct on the place of Moscow and Khanty-Mansiysk, was shifted out of Russia following FIDE’s reaction to the war in Ukraine.
All India Chess Federation (AICF) to host the 2022 Chess Tournament in Chennai which is the Tamil Nadu Capital. The upcoming 44th World Chess Olympiad this time to host at Chennai city.
After 2013 now again Chennai host the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 from July to August .
We can confirm that the 44th Olympiad will be held in Chennai, India.
The FIDE Council meeting is still ongoing, and the exact dates are being discussed, but the event will take place at the end of July-beginning of August. Not very far off from the dates originally planned. https://t.co/UcNgb18ykB
— International Chess Federation (@FIDE_chess) March 15, 2022
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin tweeted “Delighted that the Chess Capital of India is set to host the 44th Chess Olympiad! A proud moment for Tamil Nadu! Chennai warmly welcomes all the Kings and Queens from around the world!”.