Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Tamil Nadu has strong historical connection with the ancient game of chess. Delivering his address in an eyecatching inaugural event, Modi said “Chathuranga Vallabanathar Temple in Tiruvarur shows that even Gods played chess with their queens. This shows that Tamil Nadu has a strong historical connection with the case and hence it is the chess powerhouse… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu has a strong historical connection with chess: Modi"
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With a good mix of experienced elite players, debutants and promising prodigies, six Indian teams, comprising 30 players, are all set to begin their challenge at the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad, which kick-started in Mamallapuram on Thursday. The event was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Governor RN Ravi also… Continue reading "Modi inaugurates 44th Chess Olympiad in a grand event"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 44th Chess Olympiad here on Thursday, with the marquee event being hosted by India for the first time. Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi, Chief Minister M K Stalin and Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur among others will be present during the opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor… Continue reading "Chennai all set for Chess Olympiad inauguration"