The torch relay will certainly constantly start from India as well as will certainly take a trip throughout all continents prior to getting to the host city, introduced FIDE.
For the very first time ever before an Olympic-style torch relay will certainly be performed in advance of the 44th Chess Olympiad, slated to be kept in July-August near Chennai.
The torch relay will certainly be a routine function at the respected occasion from currently onwards. It will certainly constantly start from India– the birth location of chess– as well as will certainly take a trip throughout all continents prior to getting to the host city, the globe controlling body of the sporting activity FIDE introduced.
The torch relay will, nonetheless, be run just in India this time around due to scarceness of time. The famous Viswanathan Anand will certainly be one of the individuals.”
50 days to opt for Chennai Olympiad Do watch, joy as well as join me at the Olympiad Torch Relay,” Anand tweeted.
” This effort will certainly assist in popularising the video game of chess as well as galvanizing the assistance of followers throughout the globe,” FIDE Head of state Arkady Dvorkovich claimed.
” Beginning with the following version of the Olympiad, in accordance with the practices of the Olympic Gamings, the torch will certainly take a trip throughout all continents going to FIDE participant regions, eventually finishing in the host nation as well as city in advance of the opening of the Chess Olympiad,” he included.
The days as well as paths of the torch relay will certainly be introduced not long after appointment with the federal government, FIDE as well as various other stakeholders, Olympiad occasion supervisor Bharat Singh Chauhan claimed in a news release.
Leading Indian lady chess gamer Koneru Humpy claimed in a tweet, “What a time to be an Indian #chess gamer. Honored minute. Congratulations @aicfchess #OlympiadFlame #ChessOlympiad # 50 days to go.” India is organizing the Chess Olympiad for the very first time ever before.
” It is undoubtedly a substantial honour for the nation. What Athens indicates for the Olympics is exactly how India will certainly be to the chess neighborhood,” Mr. Chauhan claimed.
The 44th Chess Olympiad will certainly be kept in Mahabalipuram near right here from July 28 to August 10.
A document 343 groups from 187 nations have actually currently gotten in for the competition in Open as well as Female’s areas.