FIDE president has nominated Viswanathan Anand as a part of group to combat elections© AFP
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 in July-August this 12 months. Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as a part of his group to combat the forthcoming elections.
“Hope to be a part of a brighter and higher future for Chess. #SayChess #DvorkovichTeam2022,” Anand tweeted after the announcement of Dvorkovich’s presidential group.
Making the announcement about his group, Dvorkovich stated, “Pricey Colleagues and Chess Buddies, On the best way to FIDE Presidential elections, I’m completely satisfied to current my group: Arkady Dvorkovich – President; Viswanathan Anand- Deputy President; Zhu Chen – Treasurer; Joran Aulin-Jansson – Vice President; Mahir Mammedov – Vice President.” Throughout a media interplay in New Delhi final month, Anand had stated that he could be actively supporting Dvorkovich’s re-election bid. He had additionally indicated that he could be working carefully with Dvorkovich’s group.
Anand, who has opted out of taking part in the forthcoming Olympiad in his dwelling metropolis and as an alternative could be mentoring the Indian groups, will likely be participating within the Grand Chess Tour occasion in Warsaw from Might 17 to 24.
Alongside the chess Olympiad, the 94th FIDE Congress could be organised in Chennai as would the FIDE elections
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