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FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 Live Stream Updates: Chess Olympiad fever peaks in Chennai with Indian teams appearing poised for glory in the…

FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 Live Stream Updates: Chess Olympiad fever is coming to a head in Chennai with Indian teams appearing set for glory in the 44th edition of the prestigious event which begins on Thursday. In the absence of powerhouses Russia and China, India will field three teams each in the Open and Women’s sections respectively. If the five-time world champion and legendary Viswanathan Anand chose not to play and to endorse this time the hat of mentor, the Indian teams do not look less formidable. Follow Chess Olympiad 2022 updates on InsideSport.IN

FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 LIVE: FIDE Chess Olympiad starts in Chennai, check everything you want to know about Indian teams for Chess Olympiad, Indian match schedule and broadcast details live

FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 LIVE: FIDE Chess Olympiad starts in Chennai, check everything you want to know about Indian teams for Chess Olympiad, Indian match schedule and broadcast details live

The Chess Olympiad is being held in India for the first time and the event officially kicked off with a grand opening ceremony on Thursday. The players will start their action from Friday July 29, 2022.

The next edition will be the biggest Chess Olympiad ever as it drew a record number of 188 teams in the Open section and 162 in the women’s section from 185 countries around the world would also see six from India in the fray . Each team will consist of five members and the 30 players representing India in this tournament are all grandmasters.

India’s ‘A’ team, ranked second behind the United States, are likely to be among the main challengers for the top prize. Meanwhile, the young Indian “B” team coached by RB Ramesh, is ranked 11th and can be counted among the dark horses. This team features two of India’s youngest grandmasters R Praggnanandhaa and D Gukesh.

Indian teams in the Chess Olympiad

Men’s team:

A: Vidit S Gujrathi, P Harikrishna, Arjun Erigaisi, SL Narayanan, K Sasikiran.
B: Nihal Sarin, D Gukesh, R Praggnanandhaa, B Adhiban, Raunak Sadhwani.
C: Surya Shekhar Ganguly, SP Sethuraman, Abhijeet Gupta, Karthikeyan Murali, Abhimanyu Puranik.

Women’s team:
A: Koneru Humpy, D Harika, R Vaishali, Tania Sachdev, Bhakti Kulkarni.
B: Vantika Agarwal, Soumya Swaminathan, Mary Ann Gomes, Padmini Rout, Divya Deshmukh.
C: Easha Karvade, Sahithi Varshini. Pratyusha Bodda, PV Nandhidhaa, Vishwa Vasnawala.

What are the rules and format of the Chess Olympiad 2022?

The tournament will be played in a classic format. Players will have to make 40 moves in 90 minutes. Players can give their opponent a draw at any time during the match. A team will play a total of 11 matches and the team that gets the maximum points at the end of all rounds will win the title.

What is the program for the 2022 Chess Olympiad?

July 29: Round 1 at 3 p.m. (IST)

July 30: Round 2 at 3 p.m. (IST)

July 31: Round 3 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 1: Round 4 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 2: Round 5 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 3: Round 6 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 4: rest day

August 5: Round 7 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 6: Round 8 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 7: round 9 at 3 p.m. (IST)

August 8: Round 10 at 3 p.m. (IST)

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Where will the match of the 44th Chess Olympiad be played?

The 44th Chess Olympiad will be played at Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Resort and Convention Centre, located on the East Coast Road in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

How to watch the live broadcast of the opening ceremony of the Chess Olympiad 2022? The live broadcast of the opening ceremony of the 2022 Chess Olympiad will be provided by Doordarshan.

How to watch the live broadcast of the opening ceremony of the 44th Chess Olympiad? You can watch the 44th Chess Olympiad live stream on the Chessbase India and FIDE YouTube channels.

When will the opening ceremony of the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 begin? Chess Olympiad 2022 matches begin at 3:00 PM IST on Friday and the opening ceremony of the tournament is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM IST on Thursday.

FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 LIVE: FIDE Chess Olympiad starts in Chennai, check everything you want to know about Indian teams for Chess Olympiad, Indian match schedule and broadcast details live


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