Chess Olympiad: India criticized Pakistan for ‘politicizing’ the Chess Olympiad. Chess Olympiad India criticizes Pakistan for politicizing

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Chess Olympiad

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  • Pakistan suddenly decided not to participate in Chess Olympiad
  • Pakistan team reached India for Chess Olympiad
  • Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi called it politically motivated.

Chess Olympiad: Terming as “extremely unfortunate” Pakistan’s decision to withdraw from the Chess Olympiad held in India, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said it was surprising that Pakistan suddenly decided not to participate in the Chess Olympiad, especially when its The team had reached India. When asked about Pakistan’s decision to withdraw from participating in the Chess Olympiad, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told reporters that it was extremely unfortunate that Pakistan politicized the prestigious international event.

Surprisingly, Pakistan suddenly decided not to participate in the Chess Olympiad, he said. Especially when his team reached India. He said that he has been told that the Pakistani team has reached here. Bagchi said that it is unfortunate that by making certain statements and by withdrawing from participating in the competition, there has been an attempt to politicize such an event. The spokesman said that he would like to clarify that the whole of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is an integral part of India.

Chess Olympiad being held in India for the first time

Significantly, the 44th Chess Olympiad is being held in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu. Olympiad is being held for the first time in India and record players are participating in it. There will be 188 players in the open category and 162 players in the women’s category. The Olympiad was to be held in Russia but was stripped of its hosting after Russia’s military attack on Ukraine.

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