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Chennaiyin FC favors friendly football matches

Digital Desk, Chennai. Chennaiyin FC on Thursday supported friendly football matches organized by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Chess legend Viswanathan Anand participated with All India Chess Federation officials and teams from FIDE, Africa, America, Europe and Asia. The teams were divided into two groups of three each.

The five-time world champion was not only in his football gear but also demonstrated his moves on the football field. After the friendly match, Anand quipped, “There are many chess players who play football.

European and African teams are passionate about football. I am very interested in football and I follow the game but I don’t play much, I enjoy the game a lot. There are a lot of football players who like to play chess for relaxation, so it’s good to do it both ways.

Chennaiyin FC is all set to participate in the upcoming Durand Cup ahead of Season 9 of the Indian Super League and Anand, the Indian contingent’s mentor at the Olympiad, wished the team all the best ahead of the season. I would like to wish the Chennaiyin FC team all the best. Also best wishes to his fans and best wishes for the new season.

Source: IANS

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