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National chess team off to India for 2022 World Chess Olympiads

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The Zambia Chess National Team has left Lusaka for New Delhi, India ahead of the 2022 World Chess Olympiads that starts the day after tomorrow.

The 44th edition billed for Chennai Indian will for the first time in 30 years see an Asian country host the prestigious tournament.

It is going to take place from July 28th to August 10th, 2022.

More than two thousand participants from over one hundred and eighty countries will battle it out for the top prize at this year’s Olympiads.

And Chess Federation of Zambia President Mukubulo Chilufya says the country should expect good results from the Chess team.

Meanwhile, the Chess Federation of Zambia is affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and to the African Chess Union.

It organizes national tournaments such as the National Individual Chess Championships, Zambian Closed Chess Championships and the Zambia Open Chess Championships.

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