The 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad in Tamil Nadu

Chess, profoundly known as "Chaturanga," which originated in India, is a strategic board game which involves two intellectual players anticipating tactical moves to capture the opponent’s king. The world on the chessboard resembles warfare between two skilled players who display utmost determination, keen attention, and grit against their opposing armies. The game exhibits the development and....
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1. The inaugural ceremony of the International 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad was held in Nehru’s Stadium, Chennai on July 28th, 2022, with the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K. Stalin and other delegates.

2. The event also included cultural programmes for the visitors. A TTDC pavilion was also set up at the venue, providing tourists with VR Tours details on tourist destinations in the state. 

Organized By

District Tourist Office, Chengalpattu
Tourist Officer, Mamallapuram
No 4 27, Kovalam Road, Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram - 603104.

How to reach

The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport, which is 55 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Chengalpattu Junction, which is 33 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Chengalpattu Bus Stand, which is 33KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104.
Date Time

28 Jul 2022 - 9 Aug 2022

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM




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