The sturdy Chinese language chess groups won’t be competing on the forty fourth Chess Olympiad to be held right here subsequent month, Olympiad Event Director Bharat Singh Chauhan stated on Saturday.
“The Chinese language groups – open and women- won’t be enjoying on the Chennai Chess Olympiad. The explanations usually are not clearly identified,” Chauhan instructed IANS.
The Chinese language Open crew gained the gold medal on the Chess Olympiad held at Batumi (Georgia) in 2018 and at Tromso (Norway) in 2014.
The crew has gained one silver and bronze medal every on the Olympiad.
Equally, the sturdy Chinese language ladies’s crew has gained Olympiad Gold six occasions, and silver and bronze medals 4 occasions every.
The Chinese language ladies’s crew gained the Gold at forty second and forty third Chess Olympiads held at Baku (Azerbaijan) and Batumi.
The Worldwide Chess Federation or FIDE has banned Russian and Belarus nationwide groups from taking part in its tournaments owing to the Russian army motion in Ukraine.
With the absence of the opposite Asian chess big, the prospects of the Indian crew getting an Olympiad medal has develop into brighter.
The India’s Open crew is without doubt one of the high rated groups on the earth.
Given the scenario, many really feel that the presence of former World Champion V. Anand within the Indian crew would have made a complete lot of distinction to the hustlings.
Anand is contesting for the put up of Deputy President, FIDE as a part of incumbent FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich’s crew.