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.
We have come across a news that an organization called “All India Charminar Sports Academy” based in Hyderabad is organizing a tournament in the name and style of “National Schools Chess Championship – 2015”. The tournament is scheduled from 20th to 25th October, 2015. We also understand that they have sent the prospectus of this tournament to all schools in India. This is to bring to your kind notice that the All India Chess Federation, as the apex body of the game of chess in India and recognized by Government of India, is the only body which can organize or grant permission to organize chess tournaments, including National chess championships. Players or officials who participate in the tournament in any capacity will attract disciplinary […]
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
International Master Tania Sachdev won the silver medal in Asian Continental Women’s Rapid Chess Championship that concluded at Al Ain on Wednesday. Scoring six points out of a possible seven, Tania won five and drew two games to tie for the top spot along with Tan Zhongyi of China. Due to inferior tie break score Tania settled for Silver. Delhi Chess Association congratulate Tania for the achievement.
Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round that concluded here. Gupta a winner of this event in 2015, regained the crown with a very impressive eight points out of a possible nine, winning the first seven games in the championship and drawing the last two with utmost ease. “I guess I was doing well right from the start, I got off with some victories and it was nice to win seven games in a row, I could not remember the last time I did that in any International event. That was it I gess my seventh round victory […]
Grandmaster and former champion Abhijeet Gupta inched closer to regaining the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a quick draw with fellow Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy in the eighth and penultimate round that concluded here. With 7.5 points from eight rounds, Gupta is a half point ahead of nearest contender Arghyadip Das who accounted for Grandmaster Abhijit Kunte. It turned out to be a rather dull day in the championship with many drawn results. However most of the games were hard-fought. Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu, International Master S Ravi Teja, former national champion G Akash are all having 6.5 points each but the surprise packet in this score group is Siva Mahadevan who continued with his impressive run and downed IM K Rathnakaran. Lalith Babu […]