Uzbekistan will host the Chess Olympiad 2026
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The 2026 World Chess Olympiad will be held in Uzbekistan (Tashkent or Samarkand). This decision has been taken by the International Chess Federation (FIDE).
Most of the delegates voted to hold the contest in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan will host these competitions for the first time.
The World Chess Olympiad in 2024 will be hosted by Budapest (Hungary).
The Chess Olympiad for the year 2022 is being held in Chennai.
About Chess Olympiad
It is a biennial team event, in which teams from around 190 countries compete for honours over a period of two weeks.
This championship has been organised since 1927.
International Chess Federation (FIDE) organises the tournament and selects the host nation.
FIDE is an international organisation based in Switzerland that links various national chess federations and serves as the governing body of international chess competition.
It was founded in Paris, France, on July 20, 1924.
In 1999, FIDE was recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
FIDE President - Arkady Dvorkovich
Vishwanathan Anand of India is the only Indian player who has won a World Chess title .
He has won it five times 2000,2007,2008,2010,2012.
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