PM Narendra Modi:
The just-concluded 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai witnessed encouraging performances by the Indian contingent.
I congratulate the India B team (Men’s) and India A team (Women’s) for winning the Bronze Medal.
This augurs well for the future of Chess in India.
I congratulate D Gukesh, Nihal Sarin, Arjun Erigaisi, Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali, Tania Sachdev and Divya Deshmukh from our contingent who won board medals.
These are outstanding players who have shown remarkable grit and tenacity.
Best wishes for their future endeavours.