The World Chess Olympiad 2022 is being held in India. It is the world’s largest chess competition, to be held in Chennai in Tamil Nadu.
The Napier Bridge in Chennai has been painted like a chess board to host the tournament. The bridge has been painted and adorned with chess pieces, boards, and other equipment to host this event. This has been done to attract everyone from India and the world.
Almost 2000 chess players will participate in this mega event. And if we talk about Chennai, it is known as the Chess capital of India, and it’s happening in 100 years that Chennai is hosting World Chess Olympiad.
Napier Bridge is one of the historic structures of the city which is looking like a piece of art now after painting to promote the World Chess Olympiad 2022 event. Right after the viral photos and videos of this artwork, netizens are amazed by this artwork.
First, Supriya Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary Environment Climate Change & Forests, Govt of Tamil Nadu posted a video on Twitter tweeting, “Chennai the Chess Capital of India is all set to host the grand, Chess Olympiad 2022. The iconic Napier Bridge is decked up like a Chess Board.”
Then, we saw another tweet from superstar Rajnikanth posting a video with A R Rehman’s mesmerizing music putting #chesschennai2022 in the caption.
Through the pre-event preparations, it feels like Tamil Nadu is giving its 100% to make this event successful and to attract people from all over the world by spreading awareness in a very unique way.