Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand becomes FIDE deputy president
- Indian chess legend, Viswanathan Anand was elected deputy
president of the International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation
(FIDE), the sport’s world governing body.
- While incumbent president Arkady
Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term.
- Five-time world champion Anand was part of Dvorkovich’s
- The elections to the world chess body were held during the FIDE Congress
which is being conducted here alongside the 44th Chess Olympiad.
- It is noted that World Chess Federation Founded on 20 July 1924, Paris, France.
- It's Headquarter located at Lausanne, Switzerland.