Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai – Four Points by Sheraton, Mahaballipuram
Chess Olympiad | Tournament
Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai: Venue: Four Point Sheraton Conventional Center, Mahabalipuram, Chennai; Place: Chennai, India; Start: 28-Jul-2022. End: 10-Aug-2022. Time control type: Standard. The 44th Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE). The 44th Chess Olympiad will be held in Chennai, Mahabalipuram in 2022.
Chennai will be the host city for the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mahabalipuram, which will take place from July 28 to August 10.
The All India Chess Federation (AICF) is leaving no stone unturned to make the tournament a grand success. Read More: Hotels Near By OMR & ECR
The official logo, mascot and hashtag were unveiled by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M K Stalin and President of AICF Dr. Sanjay Kapoor in Chennai.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams representing nations of the world compete. FIDE organises the tournament and selects the host nation.
The 44th Chess Olympiad will commence on Thursday, July 28, 2022 and ends on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE)
The 44th Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE). FIDE currently has its headquarters in Lausanne (Switzerland), but it was initially founded in 1924 in Paris under the motto “Gens Una Sumus” (Latin for “We are one Family”).
44th Chess Olympiad 2022
Place: Chennai, India
Venue: Four Point Sheraton, Mahaballipuram, Chennai, TN
The 44th Chess Olympiad will be held in Chennai from July 28 to August 10, 2022. The prestigious competition, which has been organised since 1927, is being hosted in India for the first time and in Asia after 30 years. With 189 countries participating, this will be the largest participation in any Chess Olympiad.
Chess Olympiad 2022 Bid
The Government of Tamil Nadu along with the All India Chess Federation has announced that India has won the bid to host FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai. The FIDE Council has approved the bid presented by the All India Chess Federation (AICF) and Tamil Nadu Government to host the 2022 Chess Olympiad in Chennai, the capital of the Tamil Nadu state.
Tamil Nadu Government
This information given by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin. Tamil Nadu chief minister announced that State would host the international event claimed this Olympiad would be milestone history of the state.
‘Thambi’ is the Official Mascot
The official logo, mascot and hashtag were unveiled by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M K Stalin and President of AICF Dr. Sanjay Kapoor in Chennai. Key Facts The 44th Chess Olympiad is scheduled to be organised in July 2022. ‘Thambi’ is the official mascot of the Olympiad.13-Jun-2022
The Official Mascot of 44th Chess Olympiad is ‘Thambi’. The word ‘Thambi’ in Tamil language means – little or younger brother.
Thambi – Official Mascot of Chess Olympiad | Download Video
#ChessChennai2022 is the official hashtag unveiled by TN Chief minister MK Stalin.
44th Chess Olympiad 2022 Profile
|Event Name||Chess Olympiad|
|Chess Olympiad Edition||44th Edition of Chess Olympiad|
|Organised by||Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE)|
|Venue||Four Points by Sheraton, Mahabalipuram |
[Resort & Convention Center]
|Tournament Dates||26 July to 8th August 2022|
|Tournament Start Date||28-Jul-2022|
|Tournament End Date||10-Aug-2022|
|Time control type:||Standard|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Official website:||https://chessolympiad.fide.com/ | aicf.in|
Chess Olympiad Venue
The venue will be the Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram (alias: Mamallapuram) Resort & Convention Center, 60 kilometers south of central Chennai. It is located in Mamallapuram, one of the famous tourist sites in India and a UNESCO World Heritage Site of seventh- and eighth-century Hindu monuments.
Mamallapuram, also known as Mahabalipuram, is a town in Chengalpattu district in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, best known for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of 7th- and 8th-century Hindu Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram. It is one of the famous tourist sites in India. The ancient name of the place is Thirukadalmallai.
Four Points by Sheraton
The Olympiad venue is the Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Resort and Convention Centre. It is located on the East Coast Road (ECR). 23kms away from the Old Mahaballipuram Road (OMR) in South Chennai.
Legend and Rising Star
Chennai has the legendary 15th world champion, Viswanathan Anand, among its seven million inhabitants, as well as the talented rising star GM Praggnanandhaa R.
It will be the first time that an Olympiad is held in India and the biggest chess event Chennai has ever hosted, after the 2013 world championship between Anand and GM Magnus Carlsen.
The Mecca of chess in India
“The Mecca of chess in India” and said it was a “matter of pride” for Chennai and Tamil Nadu to have the Olympiad.
AICF registration 2022
For 44th chess Olympiad 2022 there are around 189 3 resistor in open section and 154 in women’s category. As we all know that, the 44th chess Olympiad is to be held from july 28 to august 10. The biggest chess Olympiad is hosted by India has two specific categories in open and women section. The last chess Olympiad in Batumi, georgia held in 2018.
Chess Olympiad 2022 Registration
Check out the details for Chess Olympiad Registration process, AICF registration 2022 for the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022, prize money, winners, schedule, ticket booking and hotel availability near to the venue in Chennai.
This is a very good news for all the chess level from India or all over the world. 44th chess Olympiad provide an opportunity to participate in this world class event. Tamil Nadu hosting this event, convention centre at 4 points by sheraton located in Mahabalipuram.
We all know that there are many interested and eligible who wants to participate in 44th chess Olympiad 2022. In order to participate in chess Olympiad applicant need to complete their registration form official website.
How to apply chess Olympiad 2022 registration
- All the chess players who wants to to become a participant of 44th chess Olympiad. They have to complete their registration on all India chess federation AICF official website.
- First you need to visit official webpage to complete your registration.
- On the homepage application needs to select, The 44th Chess Olympiad Registration link.
- A new webpage displayed on your screen.
- In online registration form application needs to enter all the required information.
- Enter your name, mother name, mother name, language, gender, date of birth, district name & FIDE Number.
- Now applicant needs to choose player type POI/OCI.
- Then click on answer yes or no options.
- After that application needs to upload through document and passport size photograph along with what certificate
- Check all the details carefully and click on submit option.
Chess Olympiad History [2008-2024]
|2008||38th Chess Olympiad||Dresden, Germany||Armenia 19||Israel 18||United States 17|
|2010||39th Chess Olympiad||Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia||Ukraine 19||Russia 18||Israel 17|
|2012||40th Chess Olympiad||Istanbul, Turkey||Armenia 19||Russia 19||Ukraine 18|
|2014||41st Chess Olympiad||Tromsø, Norway||China 19||Hungary 17||India 17|
|2016||42nd Chess Olympiad||Baku, Azerbaijan||United States 20||Ukraine 20||Russia 18|
|2018||43rd Chess Olympiad||Batumi, Georgia||China 18||United States 18||Russia 18|
|2020||Online Chess Olympiad †||(Virtual)||India ‡||Russia||United States|
|2021||Online Chess Olympiad †||China (Virtual)||Russia||United States||India|
|2022||44th Chess Olympiad §||Chennai, India|
|2024||45th Chess Olympiad||Budapest, Hungary|
Chess Olympiad Torch Relay
The first-ever Chess Olympiad Torch Relay took place on the 19th of June at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi lit the Flame and handed it over to 15th World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand. The Torch will travel through the country to 75 cities, celebrating the 75th Year of the country’s Independence and India’s 1st ever Chess Olympiad.
As of 2022, FIDE will recommend planning official Torch Relay Ceremonies for all Chess Olympiad organizers, including the 2024 Olympiad that will take place in Budapest, Hungary.
Chess Olympiad Torch Relay Schedule [Date and City]
Where the Torch is heading next?
Check out the upcoming dates where the Chess Olympiad Torch Relay is heading next [City].
|S. No.||Date||City / State, UT|
|1||20th June 2022||New Delhi, Delhi|
|2||20th June 2022||Leh, Ladakh|
|3||21st June 2022||Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir|
|4||21st June 2022||Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir|
|5||22nd June 2022||Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh|
|6||22nd June 2022||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
|7||23rd June 2022||Chandigarh, Chandigarh|
|8||23rd June 2022||Patiala, Punjab|
|9||23rd June 2022||Amritsar, Punjab|
|10||24th June 2022||Kurukshetra, Haryana|
|11||24th June 2022||Panipat, Haryana|
|12||24th June 2022||Gurugram, Haryana|
|13||25th June 2022||Dehradun, Uttarakhand|
|14||25th June 2022||Haridwar, Uttarakhand|
|15||25th June 2022||Meerut, Uttar Pradesh|
|16||26th June 2022||Noida, Uttar Pradesh|
|17||26th June 2022||Agra, Uttar Pradesh|
|18||26th June 2022||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|19||27th June 2022||Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh|
|20||27th June 2022||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|21||28th June 2022||Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh|
|22||28th June 2022||Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh|
|23||29th June 2022||Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|24||29th June 2022||Ajmer / Pushkar, Rajasthan|
|25||29th June 2022||Udaipur, Rajasthan|
|26||30th June 2022||Ahmedabad, Gujarat|
|27||30th June 2022||Kevadia, Gujarat|
|28||30th June 2022||Vadodra, Gujarat|
|29||1st July 2022||Surat, Gujarat|
|30||1st July 2022||Dandi, Gujarat|
|31||1st July 2022||Daman, Daman & Diu|
|32||2nd July 2022||Nagpur, Maharashtra|
|33||2nd July 2022||Pune, Maharashtra|
|34||2nd July 2022||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|35||3rd July 2022||Panaji, Goa|
|36||3rd July 2022||Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh|
|37||4th July 2022||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
|38||4th July 2022||Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh|
|39||5th July 2022||Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh|
|40||5th July 2022||Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh|
|41||6th July 2022||Patna, Bihar|
|42||6th July 2022||Rajgir, Bihar|
|43||6th July 2022||Gaya, Bihar|
|44||7th July 2022||Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|45||7th July 2022||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|46||8th July 2022||Siliguri, West Bengal|
|47||8th July 2022||Gangtok, Sikkim|
|48||9th July 2022||Cooch Behar, West Bengal|
|49||9th July 2022||Guwahati, Assam|
|50||10th July 2022||Shillong, Meghalaya|
|51||10th July 2022||Imphal, Manipur|
|52||11th July 2022||Kohima, Nagaland|
|53||12th July 2022||Aizawl, Mizoram|
|54||13th July 2022||Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh|
|55||13th July 2022||Dibrugarh, Assam|
|56||14th July 2022||Nam Sai Arunachal Pradesh|
|57||14th July 2022||Agartala, Tripura|
|58||15th July 2022||Bhubaneswar, Odisha|
|59||15th July 2022||Puri, Odisha|
|60||15th July 2022||Konark, Odisha|
|61||16th July 2022||Raipur, Chattisgarh|
|62||16th July 2022||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|63||17th July 2022||Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh|
|64||17th July 2022||Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh|
|65||18th July 2022||Bengaluru, Karnataka|
|66||19th July 2022||Mangaluru, Karnataka|
|67||20th July 2022||Kavaratti, Lakshadweep (Agatti Island Airport)|
|68||21th July 2022||Thrissur, Kerala|
|69||22st July 2022||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala|
|70||23rd July 2022||Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh|
|71||23rd July 2022||Puducherry, Puducherry|
|72||24th July 2022||Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands|
|73||25th July 2022||Madurai, Tamil Nadu|
|74||26th July 2022||Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu|
|75||27th July 2022||Chennai, Tamil Nadu |
44th Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, TN
Countdown to 44th Chess Olympiad
44th Chess Olympiad/Countdown (2022): Chess Olympiad 2022, Viswanathan Anand launches COUNTDOWN to Chess Olympiad, says ‘It’s a lifetime opportunity for youngsters’
India Squad for 44th Chess Olympiad
AICF announces biggest-ever Indian squad for 44th Chess Olympiad.
Vidit Gujrathi, who led India to the gold medal in the 2020 Chess Olympiad, held virtually, will be part of India’s first team in the open section alongside Pentala Harikrishna and Chennai-based Krishnan Sasikiran, who has represented India on numerous occasions. The 19-year-old Arjun Erigaisi and SL Narayanan will also be part of the first team.
Arjun has been impressive in the last year and will be one of the players to watch out for as he makes his debut at the event along with SL Narayanan, whose solid style has been very impressive.
Indian Squad Second Team
On the other hand, the second team will comprise young talents, who have been making headlines with their consistent performances in the last couple of years, including Praggnanandhaa R, Nihal Sarin, Gukesh D and Raunak Sadhwani. They will be making their debuts at the Chess Olympiad. The team will also have experienced player Adbhiban B, who was a part of the Indian side which won the bronze medal in 2014.
Opportunity to field two teams at the Chess Olympiad opens the door for many young Indian talents to showcase their game at the biggest stage
– AICF Secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan
Indian Top Players
|Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi||2723|
The 44th Chess Olympiad will be held in Chennai in 2022.
- The prestigious competition, which has been organized since 1927, is being hosted in India for the first time and in Asia after 30 years.
- With 189 countries participating, this will be the largest participation in any Chess Olympiad.
- 2024, 45th Chess Olympiad will be hosted in Budapest, Hungary
- China not to take part in Chess Olympiad in Chennai
- Hosting the Chess Olympiad in Tamil Nadu is a proud moment for all not just for Tamils but also for all Indians.
List of Hotels near by Chess Olympiad Venue
The below hotels and resorts were almost booked in view of Chess Olympiad Tournament compotetition in Chennai. Check with the hotels and resorts directly before making an online booking.
Chennai Local Fans: These hotels and resorts were fully booked in view of Chess compotetition. Plan accordingly for any visit near by Mahaballipuram, OMR Chennai & ECR Chennai.
Around 3,000 persons — chess players, coaches, team managers, chess officials from different countries, journalists and others — will arrive in the city for the Chess Olympiad tournament.
Here is the List of Hotels and Resorts available near by Mahabalipuram Chess Olympiad Venue (Details with location)
|SNO||Hotel & Resorts Name||Location|
|1||Four Point Sheraton Convention Centre [Event Host]||Mahabalipuram|
|2||ITC Welcome||Teynampet, Chennai|
|3||Four Point Sheraton OMR||Sholinganallur, Chennai|
|4||Hotel Aloft||Sholinganallur, Chennai|
|5||Taj Vivanta||Sholinganallur, Chennai|
|7||Leela Palace||Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai|
|8||Park Plaza Hotels||OMR, Thoraipakkam|
|9||IBIS Shollinganallu||OMR, Siruseri|
|10||Novotel Siruseri||OMR, Siruseri|
|11||Ragenta Siruseri||OMR, Siruseri|
|12||Hotel Illara||OMR, Navalur|
|13||Gokulam Park Sabari||OMR, Navalur|
|14||Fairfield Marriott||OMR Semmancheri|
|15||Days Hotel||Next to OMR, Padur|
|16||Southern Residency||Next to OMR, Kelambakkam|
|17||Southern Mermaid Resort||Next to OMR, Kelambakkam|
|18||Coral Beach Resort||Mahabalipuram,|
|19||Ideal Beach Resorts||Mahabalipuram|
|20||Landmark Pallava Beach Resorts||Mahabalipuram|
|21||Mamalla Beach Resort||Mahabalipuram|
|22||Shelter Beach Resorts||Mahabalipuram|
|23||Golden Sun Beach Resort||Mahabalipuram|
|26||Marutham Village Resorts||Mahabalipuram|
|27||Bay Inn Hotel||Mahabalipuram|
|30||Grande Bay Resort||Mahabalipuram|
|31||Hotel Chariot (01.08.2022)||Mahabalipuram|
|32||MGM Beach Resort||ECR, Muttukadu|
|33||Inter Continental Nemmali||ECR Vedanamelli|
|34||Sheraton Grand Vada Nemalli||ECR Vedanamelli|
|35||Taj Fisherman||ECR Kovalam|
|36||Esthel Village Resorts||Echur, Tirukazhukundram|
Hotel Tariff / Rates
The Hotel room rates on the East Coast Road (ECR) goes up to Rs 1.5 lakh, depending on the star and room category.
Radisson Blu Resort offers different staying options — rooms, villas, chalets — with tariff ranging from Rs 12,000 to Rs 1,50,000 per night.
Hotels Near by Chess Olympiad Hoteliers are also told that the chess players and others should be served nutritional food, preferably continental or European cuisine and the top teams will be housed in category ‘A’ beach resorts
The officials are checking out all the hotels & beach resorts on the ECR (East Coast Road) and OMR (Old Mahabalipuram Road) stretch and inspecting the rooms, restaurants and other facilities offered by the properties.
The Chess Olympiad will give a big boost to tourist taxi operators, domestic airlines, places of tourist interest near the game venue and also for handicraft makers and sellers in Mahabalipuram, Chennai.
Malls Near by Mahabalipuram
Malls near by Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), Navalur, Kelambakkam, Chennai are
- The Marina Mall, The Marina Mall, 13/1A, Egattur Village, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai.
- Vivira Mall, OMR, Navalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600130
- BSR Mall – Old Mahabalipuram Road, Thoraipakkam, Chennai – 600097
- Chennai Citi Centre shopping mall in Mylapore, Chennai, India.
List of CInemas / Theatres Near by
AGS Cinemas | Navalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Mayajaal Cinemas | Kanathur Reddikuppam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
PVR ECR | Karapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
INOX | The Marina Mall, OMR – Chennai
AGS Cinemas | OMR: Navalur (Vivira Mall)
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