Spanish Chess Grand Master Francisco Vallejo’s Tweet After Landing In Chennai Goes Viral!!
On seeing the arrangements that are made in Chennai for the 44th Olympiad, Spanish Chess Grandmaster Francisco Vallejo expressed his admiration. He who hailed the Olympiad Hall in Chennai saying that it looks like the best one he has ever seen, in a tweet, elaborately praised the organizers for giving him the best ever experience.
Officials from youth ministry met National Chess Team this afternoon.
National Chess Team will compete in 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 which will take place in India, Chennai from 28th July 2022 – 10 August 2022.
We wish the team good luck and success. pic.twitter.com/7agb3qkMx0
— Ministry of Youth,Sports and Community Empowerment (@MoYSCEmv) July 25, 2022
The Chess Olympiad is being held in Chennai for the first time and the tournament is expected to take place in Mamallapuram. Players from over 180 countries are participating in the Olympiad with three Indian teams each in the open and women’s sections.
Students in India’s Chennai created a mammoth chessboard and dressed up as game pieces ahead of the 44th Chess Olympiad pic.twitter.com/UOQ2iqDpE7
— Reuters (@Reuters) July 27, 2022
Prime minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate the event at the Nehru Indoor Stadium on 28th of July in the presence of Tamil nadu chief minister MK Stalin while the matches will begin from 29th July and ends on 10th of August.
Govt of Tamil Nadu is leaving no stone unturned in promoting the world’s biggest chess competition, the FIDE Chess Olympiad, Chennai 2022!#ChessOlympiad2022 #ChennaiChess pic.twitter.com/juxnwvxHpb
— Tamil Nadu Infra (@TamilNaduInfra) July 27, 2022
Meanwhile, five-time Spanish Chess Champion Francisco Vallejo came up with a tweet in his official Twitter handle, expressing his admiration over the arrangements made in the city. The Chess player said that he would probably find something to complain about but didn’t face any issue so far.
The player also said that it is the fastest hotel check in experience he ever had. He further said that it is upto his performance in the game hereafter and seemed very much excited.
Painting streets in a chessboard pattern, a music video with AR Rahman and the mascot Thambi ubiquitous in Chennai. I just love how Tamil Nadu is promoting the 44th Chess Olympiad. pic.twitter.com/WGusElHx07
— Joy Bhattacharjya (@joybhattacharj) July 24, 2022
“Just arrived to the hotel in Chennai. It’s 5am. Probably i will find something to complain about haha, but so far , everything is just absolutely amazing. Incredibly warm welcome by all the volunteers and staff, fast immigration lines just for the Olympiad , the fastest hotel 👇 check in I ever had . Really happy to be here, now it’s just up to me not to blunder too many pieces 😉 and to enjoy my 10th!! #ChessOlympiad as a player” tweet of the champion player read.
Check out his tweet below :
check in I ever had . Really happy to be here, now it’s just up to me not to blunder too many pieces 😉 and to enjoy my 10th!! #ChessOlympiad as a player.
— GMVallejo (@Chessidharta) July 26, 2022
Earlier, Francisco uploaded a tweet lauding the Olympiad Hall as well.
That looks like the best Olympiad playing hall ever ! #ChessOlympiad2022 pic.twitter.com/XYXuuqucNv
— GMVallejo (@Chessidharta) July 26, 2022
Reply section of his tweet was filled with the comments from the users of Tamil nadu warmly welcoming him. Here’s some of their reactions :
மோப்பக் குழையும் அனிச்சம் முகந்திரிந்து
நோக்கக் குழையும் விருந்து.
‘The flower ‘Anicham’ withers away, just after inhale its fragrance;
Like that, seeing the change in the face of the host, The guest’s heart will hurt’
— இரா கா பா (@rajagurukb) July 27, 2022
I am glad you “find” things to complaint and you still aren’t able to… 😀😀… Welcome to “namma” Chennai… Wishing you a pleasant stay with us… 😊
— Sangeetha (@ssangeetha95) July 27, 2022
No country can beat India when it comes to hospitality and warmth
— vinoth (@Vinoth66666) July 27, 2022
This really speaks a lot about the immaculate arrangements done by the Govt Of Tamilnadu … Kudos to the entire organising team of #ChessOlympiad2022 and hats off to our honourable CM @mkstalin 🙏🙏🖤🖤❤️❤️👏👏 https://t.co/eQHfwZFPgB
— Dr SHARMILA (@DrSharmila15) July 27, 2022