Chess Gaja in 44th Chess Olympiad

Chess Gaja in 44th Chess Olympiad

Chess Olympiad 2022: The 44th edition of the world’s biggest chess event will be held in Chennai from July 28 to August 10, 2022.

FIDE Introduces Torch Relay Tradition

Torch Relay Tradition being hosted in India for the first time gave the start to the 2022 Chess Olympiad. On June 21, 2022, The International Chess Federation (FIDE) held its inaugural Torch Relay ceremony in India, initiated by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich.

FIDE introduces Torch Relay Tradition

Soon the relay started covering all the main cities in India. Tech Mahindra, who are the digital partners for FIDE Chess Olympiad, hosted a torch relay at HQ Towers, Mumbai, where Chess Gaja founder GrandMaster Priyadharshan was a torch bearer.

GM Priyadharshan the torch bearer

In the upcoming event in Chennai, GrandMaster Priyadharshan will be the torch bearer.

Chess Gaja Founder as Coach for Brazil Team

With a record 187 countries taking part with 188 Teams in the Open section and 162 in the Women’s section, the Olympiad will witness the highest ever participation. GrandMaster Priyadharshan is the Official National Coach and Captain for the Brazil Team in this Olympiad. Brazil is in the Top 30 teams among the 188 teams in the Open section. We have written a described article about this (read it here).

Official National coach
We warmly welcome Brazil Team to India for 44th Olympiad
Brazil Team
Brazil Team at Brazil Airport to reach India for Olympiad

Velammal School Honoring their Alumni

On June 25, 2022, Velammal School conducted an exclusive program honoring their 6 World Champion alumnus who are participating in the Chess Olympiad. One among them is Grand Master Priyadharshan Kannapan.

Velammal school honouring the Alumini
ChessGaja founder
MVM Velmohan, Correspondent Velammal Group of Schools

How India Celebrates and Prepares for the 44th Chess Olympiad

As a welcome to all the teams from Tamil Nadu, the Chess Anthem for the 44th Chess Olympiad was composed by the Great musician A.R. Rahman and released by Honorable Chief Minister M.K. Stalin.

Napier Bridge, Metro Trains, and Milk products have been redesigned for the Chess Olympiad. Additionally, many events are being conducted to create more awareness of chess.

44th chess olympaid

With only two days left for the most exciting and world’s biggest event, don’t miss out on all the actions in the upcoming days.

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