Viswanathan Anand announced as candidate for FIDE deputy president’s post | Chess News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand would turn into the deputy president of the world chess federation (FIDE) if the incumbent Arkady Dvorkovich is re-elected because the president within the elections scheduled through the forty fourth chess Olympiad right here in July-August this 12 months.
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. #SayChess #DvorkovichTeam2022,” Anand tweeted after the announcement of Dvorkovich’s presidential workforce.

Making the announcement about his workforce, Dvorkovich mentioned, “Pricey Colleagues and Chess Buddies, On the best way to FIDE Presidential elections, I’m blissful to current my workforce: 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 mentioned that he could be actively supporting Dvorkovich’s re-election bid. He had additionally indicated that he could be working intently with Dvorkovich’s workforce.
Anand, who has opted out of taking part in the forthcoming Olympiad in his residence metropolis and as an alternative could be mentoring the Indian groups, shall be collaborating 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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