Indian Sports Centre (ISC) hosted a community reception for the Indian chess players participating in the Qatar Masters 2023. The event at Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) was also in association with Qatar Tamizhar Sangam (QTS). Grandmaster Gukesh, representing his fellow players, took the stage and spoke on their behalf. Indian ambassador Vipul was the chief guest. Indian embassy first secretary Sachin Shankpal, ISC president E P Abdul Rahiman, ICC president A P Manikantan, Indian Community Benevolent Forum president Shanavas Bava and QTS president Manibharathi were present.