Tornike Rizvadze gets acquainted with the World Chess Olympiad Preparation Process

‘Infrastructural projects’ implementation process of Ice Arena and swimming pool is carried out according to plan. I got introduced to the working process on ground. To maintain quality on the one hand and the project implementing according to the predefined schedule on the other hand are the most important issues. We have to host World Chess Olympiad worthily, that is planned to be held in our town,’ – Tornike Rizhvadze, the Chairman of Ajara AR Government said.

Tornike Rizvadze, got acquainted with the ongoing project of ice arena and swimming pool on his first working day as the Chairman. The ice arena is being built near the Sports Palace and it will be used as an additional space during the World Chess Olympic Games in Batumi. Tornike Rizvadze got acquainted with the infrastructure projects in details and expressed his interest due to the project deadline issues.

The main part of the works is already completed within the project. Excellence works of nearby area and the building are in progress, as well as works for roofing, installation of ventilation and fire systems. 50 people are employed at this moment. Works are to be completed by September 1.

In the closed sports complex, at the ice arena tribunes will be placed at 1500 places. The construction area of the Ice Arena and the Swimming Pool Complex is 16,000 sq. m. out of which the ice arena will be located on 10 500 sq. m. area and swimming pool on 5 500 sq. m. area.

At the Ice Arena, tranings and different competitions will be conducted. Specifically, the figure skating, hockey, also the massive skating, cultural and entertaining events, concerts and exhibitions.