November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

14TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL OPEN GRANDMASTERS CHESS TOURNAMENT-2016 WILL BE HELD AT LUDLOW CASTLE SPORTS COMPLEX, CIVIL LINES, NEW DELHI FROM 09-16 JAN 2016 WITH A RECORD PRIZE FUND OF RS. 35,00,000/- (Category ‘A’ above 2000 rating Rs. 12.5 lakh; Category ‘B’ 1999 & below Rs. 11.5 lakh and Category ‘C’ 1599 & below Rs. 11 lakh). For more details download circular. DOWNLOAD CIRCULAR

Medical Evaluation of the age of Chess Players

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India​ is very keen in eradicating the age fraud menace prevailing in sports and has directed all National Federations to be very strict on this front and has directed us put in place a system by which this problem can be solved, particularly in all National Championships. While conducting Medical test to evaluate age, the Government has also directed us that the test should include physical examination, dental examination and radiological examination. Therefore, the All India Chess Federation, to avoid any unpleasantness to players at the time of the National Championships, has been implementing the following Rules & regulations which has proved to be very effective and as a result of which we have almost no […]

Ajith and Rutuja National Amateur Chess Champions

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Delhi (20 Nov 15) :- Ajith M P of Karnataka and Rutuja Bakshi of Maharashtra won the National Amateur and National Amateur Women Champion titles here at Arya Samaj Bhawan, Rajendra Place today.   Ajith registered nine wins and two draws to take his tally to ten points out of possible eleven to clinch the title with one point over his nearest contenders.  Three players Pankaj Sharma of Punjab, Kadav Omkar of Maharashtra and Dilip Das of West Bengal tied for the runner-up position with nine points but better tie break score helped Sharma to finish as runner-up while Omkar and Das satisfied with third and fourth place finishes. In the National Amateur Women Championship was held as part of National Amateur Championship and […]

National Amateur Chess Championship : Report, Pairings & Results

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Shet Prajwal of Karnataka got top billing in National Amateur 4th National Amateur Chess Championship-2015 got off to a rousing start at Arya Samaj Bhawan, New Delhi. A total number of 319 players from across India participating in this championship and top finishers will represent India in the Asian and World Amateur Chess Championships. In a brief opening ceremony Shri. Sanjay Saraswat, Director Sports Authority of India along with Shri. Bharat Singh, CEO All India Chess Federation and Shri. AK Verma Secretary Delhi Chess Association inaugurated the event by making customary first move. Pairings & Results  

Vantika wins Bronze Medal in World Youth

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Delhi girl Vantika Agarwal won the Bronze Medal in Under-14 Girls Category of  World Youth Chess Championship-2015 held at Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece today. She started as 18th seed in the event and achieved creditable third spot finish by scoring 8 points. Delhi Chess Association congratulate Vantika Agarwal for making Delhi Proud!

Congratulations Aradhya Garg for achieving maiden IM Norm

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Delhi youngster Aradhya Garg achieved his maiden International Master Norm during World Youth Chess Championship-2015, which concluded at Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece today. He started the championship as 64th seed and finished at 36th rank. During the championship he also garnered more than 100 rating points. Delhi Chess Association congratulates Aradhya Garg for his achievement.

Delhi Chess Association conducts interactive session with parents

September 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Delhi Chess Association conducted a interactive session with parents of players who achieved National/International Medals/titles on 19 Sep 15 at Punjab Bhawan, New Delhi to discuss about various aspects for the development.   Shri. Bharat Singh, President Delhi Chess Association chaired the meeting and assured that Delhi Chess Association will extend all the possible help to players to improve the standard of their game.  Shri. AK Verma, Secretary Delhi Chess Association was also present. The interactive session ended with dinner.

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