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FIDE president nominates Indian chess legend Anand as a part of workforce to struggle elections

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Viswanathan Anand, Chess

Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand would turn out to be the deputy president of the world chess federation (FIDE) if the incumbent Arkady Dvorkovich is re-elected because the president within the elections scheduled in the course of the forty fourth chess Olympiad right here in July-August this yr.

Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as a part of his workforce to struggle the forthcoming elections.

“Hope to be a part of a brighter and higher future for Chess.

Hope to be a part of a brighter and higher future for Chess. #SayChess #DvorkovichTeam2022 https://t.co/iBRo41f5tz

— Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) May 12, 2022

#SayChess #DvorkovichTeam2022,” Anand tweeted after the announcement of Dvorkovich’s presidential workforce.

Making the announcement about his workforce, Dvorkovich mentioned, “Dear Colleagues and Chess Friends, On the way to FIDE Presidential elections, I am happy to present my team: Arkady Dvorkovich – President; Viswanathan Anand- Deputy President; Zhu Chen – Treasurer; Joran Aulin-Jansson – Vice President; Mahir Mammedov – Vice President.” During a media interplay in New Delhi final month, Anand had mentioned that he could be actively supporting Dvorkovich’s re-election bid. He had additionally indicated that he could be working carefully with Dvorkovich’s workforce.

Anand, who has opted out of enjoying the forthcoming Olympiad in his residence metropolis and as an alternative could be mentoring the Indian groups, will likely be collaborating within the Grand Chess Tour occasion in Warsaw from May 17 to 24.

Alongside the chess Olympiad, the 94th FIDE Congress could be organised in Chennai as would the FIDE elections.