Reigning and former universe chess champions Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand in all odds would ring a prevalent Eden bell on one of a days during a ancestral day/night India-Bangladesh Test here from Nov 22-26.
The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI, that is organising a initial ever day/night Test in India, is available a acknowledgment from a Norwegian universe champion, who would be competing in a Tata Steel Chess India – Rapid Blitz 2019, a penultimate leg of a Grand Chess Tour.
“The BCCI has invited Carlsen to ring a Eden bell and if time permits, he along with Anand will be seen during a track in one of a 5 days,” Jeet Banerjee, executive of Gameplan Sports, a central sponsors and branding partner of a tour, pronounced here on Thursday.
According to Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) sources, Anand has already supposed a invitation and they are now available a curtsy from Carlsen, that could make it a double delight.
Working out a logistics could be a regard as a timings of both a events too are roughly clashing, one of a organisers told PTI.
“While a Test will get underway during 1 pm, a GCT Kolkata circuit will start during 2 pm during a National Library,” he said.
The day one’s record of a initial Test is slated to start with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina toll a Eden Bell.
A universe of Indian sports stars including cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar, Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, tennis star Sania Mirza, universe badminton champion PV Sindhu and six-time fighting universe champion MC Mary Kom among others would be seen in a Test.
The CAB will felicitate a group members of Bangladesh-India initial ever Test in 2000, a diversion where Sourav Ganguly, a BCCI president, done his entrance as Test captain.
The initial day of a compare could see a helicopter revolving around a Eden Gardens from that a skydiver will come drifting into a belligerent with a trophy.