Anand, a five-time world champion, has been nominated by Dvorkovich as part of his team to fight the forthcoming elections.
His death was announced on the site of the International Chess Federation, the game’s governing body. No cause was given.
India being the host are entitled to field two teams each -- in Open category as well as women's section for the first-time ever.
"The Countdown to the #ChessOlympiad2022 begins! #100daystogo and to mark the occasion find me on livestream looking at some games of the past Chess Olympiads," Anand said in a tweet.
The 15-year old GM from Chennai, who remained unbeaten through the nine rounds, defeated Israel's Victor Mikhalevski in the final round late on Sunday to emerge a clear winner ahead of Haik M Martirosyan of Armenia, who secured 7.5 points.
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International chess federation (FIDE) director general and Grandmaster Emil Sutovsky spoke to The Indian Express after India was awarded the hosting rights of the 44th Chess Olympiad.
The AICF's willingness to leave no stone unturned went in India's favour, according to FIDE's director-general Grandmaster Emil Sutovsky.
The chess Olympiad would be the second major world event to be held in the country after the World Championship Match in 2013 between Anand and Norwegian Carlsen, the current world No.1.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial team event, in which teams from some 190 countries compete for honours over a two-week period.
Anwesh had moved to Ukraine in 2012 to pursue medicine and also take part in tournaments.
Narayanan and six others, including Praggnanandhaa, finished equal first on 6.5 points after nine rounds. However, Narayanan took the top spot on the basis of a better tie-break score.
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FIDE's ruling also comes just days before the start of the next Grand Prix event in Belgrade, which is due to feature five Russian grandmasters, Andrey Esipenko (replacing Dmitry Andreikin), Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Fedoseev, Nikita Vitiugov and Alexandr Predke.
FIDE is said to be already working on finding alternative dates and locations for these events.
The 30-year old, who is doing apprenticeship in gastroenterology at a Kyiv hospital, had planned to return to India in March. But with Russia launching military operations on Thursday, flights have been suspended and he is unsure of what is in store.
The 16-year-old started the final day of the preliminary rounds with a draw against German Vincent Keymer in round 13 before going down to Hans Mokko Niemann (USA) in the next.
The World Champion’s form has been patchy since day 1 and in an interview after play, he revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19 before the start of the tournament and is still feeling the effects.
A day after a stunning victory over world No.1 Magnus Carlsen, the 16-year old scored two wins and drew against Nodirbek Abdusattorov early on Tuesday.
Aggressive from the start, he pushed Carlsen onto the back foot but missed a glorious chance to kill the game in the middle stage. But he regained his wits and bounced back, piling relentless pressure on Carlsen, who cracked and blundered.
According to reports in the Russian media, some 15 players were the target of sexually abusive mail.
World No 1 Magnus Carlsen clinched his eighth title in Wijk aan Zee after beating Fabiano Caruana in round 12 late on Saturday.
The All India Chess Federation is eyeing a rich medal haul from its players at the Games, which are scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25.