Tamil Nadu: 44th Chess Olympiad will begin in Chennai from Thursday
The 44th Chess Olympiad kicks off in Chennai from Thursday. It will be held till 10th of next month.
The prestigious competition, which is being organised since 1927, is being hosted in India for the first time and after 30 years in Asia.
With 189 countries participating, this will be the largest participation in any Chess Olympiad.
Meanwhile, teams of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Trinidad and Tobago and Aruba arrived in Delhi today.