Nagpur Mayor's Cup Maharashtra State Amateur Rating​ Chess Championship 2016​​.
5th October to 9th October 2016

Last Date of Entry without Late Fees Has been extended up to 25th September 2016

Entry Fees:
Rs. 500/- (For selected players must bring letter from the District Association)
Rs. 1000/- (For Donor Players)

Dear​ ​​Aakanksha,

Heartiest Congratulations for ​becoming the Champion of "​​27th National Under 17 Open and Girls Chess Championship 2016, Kolkata"!!!​
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournament.

Dear​ Sakshi,

Heartiest Congratulations for ​winning Silver medal at​ "​​27th National Under 17 Open and Girls Chess Championship 2016, Kolkata"!!!​
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournament.

​​Nagpur Chess Academy, Organizing​​,

"Nagpur Mayor's Cup Maharashtra State Amateur Rating​ Chess Championship 2016​​.​​"
​​​Event Code : -​ 142925/MAH/2016 ​​
Date : ​​​​​​​​​​​5th October to ​9th ​October 2016.
Venue: ​​​Naivedhyam Eastoria​,
Chikhli Kalamna​ Road,
Surya Nagar, Nagpur.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Jayant Darvekar.
Mobile No: 9823096867/ 9665094494
Email ID: ​ ​ ​
​​​2)Name: -​ ​​​Umesh Panbude
Mobile No: 9822721386
​​​3)​​​FA Anurag Singh
Mobile No: 9021984949

Indian Chess School, Mumbai, Organizing​​,

"IIFL Wealth Mumbai International and IIFL Wealth Mumbai Junior (U-13) International Rating Chess Championship 2016.​​"
Event Code : 144336 / MAH / 2016 & 144337 / MAH / 2016
Date : ​26th December to 3rd January 2016.
Venue: ​​​Mount Litera International School,
Bandra - Kurla Complex,
Bandra (E), Mumbai.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​Name: Shri. Praful Zaveri,
Mobile No: 8828421881
Phone No: 022 - 28918477
Email ID:

Dear​ ​Dev,

Heartiest Congratulations for winning ​Silver Medal at "​30th National Under -9 Open Chess Championship 2016, Jalandhar"!!!​

Dr. Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation Organizing​​,

"5th Sou. Nirmala Vaze Memorial All India Open Rapid Rating Chess Championship 2016.​​"
Event Code : 143677 / MAH / 2016
Date : ​26th November to 27th November 2016.
Venue: ​​​​Maratha Mandal Hall,
Near Kelkar College, 90 feet Road,
Mulund (E), Mumbai.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​Name : Dr. Prakash Vaze,
Mobile No: ​​​​09920148806 / 9821031006
Email ID: ​

Kind Attention!!!

We are happy to inform you that, Government of Maharashtra has declared the "5% reservations to the meritorious Chess players of Maharashtra in Government, Semi Government and other ​fields​".
For more details, please refer MCA / Home Page / MCA Important.

Dear​ ​Narayani,

Heartiest Congratulations for winning Gold Medal at "​Commonwealth U-12 Girls Chess Championship 2016”, Sri Lanka"!!!​
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournament.​

​Shrirampur Taluka Chess Association, Organizing​,

"Late Budhmalji Kunkulol Memorial State level Open Chess Championship 2016​.​"
Date : ​24th September to 2​5th September 2016
Venue: ​​​Dr. Shivraj Nagarkar Hall​,
Shiv Parvati Mandir,
Cross Main Road,
Shrirampur - 401709​

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Gurujit Singh
Mobile No: 9762649297 / 7038590997
​​​2)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Sharad Kurhe
Mobile No: 9822210038
​​​3)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Sandip Kadam
Mobile No: 8149558090
​​​4)Name: -​ ​​​Smt. Surekha Jadhav
Mobile No: 8796445075

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust, Pune, Organizing​​,

"Shri Maheshwaranand Sarswati Memorial All India Open FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2016​​.​"
Date : ​24th September to 29th September 2016
Venue: ​​​Shri. Ganesh Sabhagruh,
Karve Road, Behind Ranka Jwellers,
HPCL Petrol Pump Lane,
Pune - 411004.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​Buddhibal Kreeda Trust
Mobile No: 98810​77293
Phone No: 020 - 25443136
Email ID: ​ ​
​​​3)Web : -​ ​​​

Cash Rewards for the Chess Players from Maharashtra State,

​For the period 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2016.
Please refer MCA Home Page / Player's Corner / Awardees / Title Holders.The criteria of cash incentives to medal winner and the list of Chess Players from Maharashtra State eligible for Cash reward.If erroneously anyone's name is missed or any correction / addition in the list, please contact MCA
MCA Email ID -

Kind Attention to All,

As per AICF policy, dress code is compulsory for all the players, who are participating in National Tournaments.
Hence, MCA is providing T-shirts to the National Players.
Kindly contact MCA for T-shirts, at least one month before the Nationals. Any 11th hour confirmation / request, will not be accepted by MCA.
Contact Details:
​​​E-mail: -​
(11th hour confirmation / request, will not be accepted).

MCA academy registration:

Those who are interested to registered their academies can send dully filled form available at MCA / Home page/ Downloads / Forms and Format.
The registered academies details will be displayed on MCA / Home Page / Directory / Academies

Present Status of All Arbiters From Maharashtra for Financial year 2015-16.

For more details, please refer MCA / HOME PAGE / DIRECTORY / ARBITERS.
For any updation / addition / changes / correction in the list and renewal of arbiter registration for the financial year 2016-17 kindly contact MCA:
E-mail Id :-

"M​orphy Chess Academy​ Organizing​,Morphy International Open FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2016.​"
Event Code: ​134002 / MAH / 2016
Date: ​​​​​​​​​12th November to 17th November 2016​.​​
Venue: ​​​Navrang Hall, B/H Market Yard,Panchavati, Nashik.
Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Anand Yashwante
Mobile No: ​9689143925 / 9422769792
​​ Email ID: ​ ​

Dear All,

​Kindly Note that MCA office is shifted from current location​​​ - C/o. Devarshi Properties , Block 1, 2nd Floor, J. P. Chamber, Shraddhanandpeth, Nagpur​ to new one.
The New office address ​of MCA is ​- Maharashtra Chess Association, 123 Shankarnagar, Nagpur - 440010.
This is for your kind information​.

Important Announcement from AICF​ for.

PIO ( Person of Indian origin ) / OCI ( Overseas Citizen of India ) card holders:
For more details please see - MCA Important Notices.​

The ELO rating of a player while participating in a ELO restricted tournament, will be based on the highest rating attained by the player in his career and not on his current rating.

For more details refer to Important Notices.


Please note : As per FIDE rules no game will be rated if played without chess clocks. Further in case of any fine imposed by FIDE for event organized without chess clocks the organizers and their State chess association are solely responsible and the event also will not be rated.

Very Important note for all
parents / players



"Players who are willing to participate in the age group National's are requested to submit their DOB Certificates to AICF immediately to update our records".

Aicf Has a Very Strict Rule
About the Age Limit

For Arbiters – License and
Registration Compulsory

Entry Form For Nationals / Aicf

Confirmation For Participating
In National Tournament

Celebration-Chess Day
7th September

For National Challenger
Men/Women - State Tournament
Participation Compulsory

Fide License For Unregistered

Caution Notice - Participation
In Unauthorized Tournaments
July 07 2010 - This is to inform all chess players / organisers / officials that any chess event organized under the banner of "Chess Association of India" is not recognized by the All India Chess Federation...