Rajinikanth Shows Chess Moves: Superstar Rajinikanth today said he loves chess “the most” and extended his greetings to chess players as Tamil Nadu gears up to host the 44th Chess Olympiad, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
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On his twitter handle, using the #ChessOlympiad2022 hashtag, the megastar said, “An indoor game I love the most… wishing all the chess minds the very best… god bless.”
Rajinikanth also posted an undated photograph of him playing chess and appearing in a pensive mood.
The 44th Chess Olympiad will be held in Mamallapuram, about 50 km from Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
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As for Tamil Nadu, the world these days revolves around 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Black and white boxes are ruling the kingdom like a board game which has a passion for its people.
Plans to set up small sports stadiums in all 234 assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs 3 crore each, a special mega arena for holding Jallikattu at Alanganallur, resumption of Chennai Open ATP tennis tournament and beach Olympics like The move to bring in international sporting events was among the state’s announcements made by Chief Minister MK Stalin in the assembly on Thursday.
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Taking suo moto cognizance under Rule 110, the CM said that the boxing complex to be built at a cost of Rs 10 crore in North Chennai will have facilities for practicing volleyball, badminton, basketball, kabaddi and other indoor games, and Rs 25-crore. Olympic Gold Quest scheme will be launched to help TN players to achieve fame in international events like Olympics.
The CM said that the state is taking steps to promote the traditional Tamil martial art form Silambam, a mega sports city is coming up near Chennai, and arrangements are on to set up four Olympic academies in four regions of the state.
Stalin said national and international sporting events can attract new investments, promote industrial development and attract more tourists to the state. He said Tamil Nadu continues to be the ‘chess capital’ of India, giving birth to several grandmasters including Viswanathan Anand.
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“Chess players from across the world will participate in the 44th Chess Olympiad to be held in Chennai from July 28 to August 10. A special committee is working on it to make the event grand,” the CM said.
The Chennai Open, which became an important part of the city’s sporting calendar after it began in 1997, ran for 21 consecutive years before being shifted to Pune from the 2018 season. According to the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA), the event’s owners, IMGR, had canceled the contract and moved the event out of Chennai, having lost the title sponsor after the 2017 edition.