Monday, April 15, 2024

44th Chess Olympiad 2022: Schedule, Fixture and Live Streaming

The 44th edition of the prestigious event begins as the Chess Olympiad fever reaches its pinnacle in Chennai with Indian teams looking ready for victory. Powerhouses Russia and China will not be competing, thus India will have three teams in each of the Open and Women’s divisions. Viswanathan Anand, a five-time world champion, has chosen to sit out this match and serve as the guide instead, but the Indian teams still have a commanding appearance.

What is the Chess Olympiad?

The 44th Chess Olympiad, is being held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India from July 28 to August 10, 2022. It is being organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) and includes open and women’s tournaments as well as a number of chess-related events. The chess Olympiad is being held for the first time in India. The event, which was originally slated to coincide with the Chess World Cup 2019, was changed to Moscow and is now set to take place from August 5 to August 17, 2020. However, it was delayed due to mounting COVID-19 pandemic concerns and ultimately moved to Chennai as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

1,736 people in all are competing, with 937 in the Open event and 800 in the Women’s. In the Open part, there are 188 teams from 186 countries registered, while the Women’s section has 162 teams from 160 countries.

Where will the match for the 44th Chess Olympiad be held?

In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, at the Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Resort and Convention Centre, the 44th Chess Olympiad will take place.

How do I watch the opening ceremony of the 2022 Chess Olympiad live on television?

Doordarshan will handle the live transmission of the opening ceremony of the 2022 Chess Olympiad.

How do I watch the 44th Chess Olympiad opening ceremony live streaming?

On the YouTube channels of Chessbase India and FIDE, you can watch the 44th Chess Olympiad live broadcast.

When will the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022’s opening ceremony start?

The opening ceremony for the Chess Olympiad 2022 is set to occur at 6 PM IST on Thursday, while matches for the competition begin at 3 PM IST on Friday.

When is the 2022 Chess Olympiad scheduled to take place?

  • 29 July  :  Round 1 at 3 p.m. (IST)
  • 30 July  : Round 2 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 31 July  : Round 3 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 1 August : Round 4 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 2 August : Round 5 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 3 August : Round 6 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 4 August : Rest Day
  • 5 August : Round 7 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 6 August : Round 8 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 7 August : Round 9 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 8 August : Round 10 at 3 pm (IST)
  • 9 August : Round 11 at 3 pm (IST)

Frequently Asked Questions

Describe FIDE ? 

Fédération internationale des échecs. In 1924, the Paris-based World Chess Federation was established.

What organisations does the RTRC associate with?

The following are just a few of the commissions, Arbiters, Chessin Schools, World Championship & Olympiad, Development, Events, Qualification, Technical, Swiss Pairings, Trainers, Chess Compositions, and Chess for the Disabled Committee. Insights are also provided by numerous federations and individuals. There are discussions with other sports occasionally.

Why were the Laws and other rules modified beginning on July 1?

There are many leagues, mostly in Europe, that last for six months. A change in the Laws in the middle of the season would be challenging.
Since the FIDE Congress typically occurs later in the year, there is ample opportunity to publicise changes.

What year did chess get its start?

The estimated time period in India is 600 AD.

Have the chess laws altered in the previous 1500 years?

In the 15th century, significant modifications were made. The role of the queen and bishop in particular was expanded during that time. This made the game much faster. Every four years, the laws are reviewed, however these are usually merely for organisation or adjustments to the tournament rules.

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