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.
For more details, kindly contact MCA
Contact Details:
​​​E-mail: -​
(11th hour confirmation / request, will not be accepted).

Buddhibal Kreeda Trust, Pune,Organizing​,

"Pune District U-19 Open FIDE Rating Selection Chess Championship 2016.​​"
​​​Event Code : -​ 137988 / MAH / 2016
Date : ​​​​​25th June to 29th June 2016.​
Venue: ​​​Shri. Ganesh Sabhagruh​,
Erandawane, Pune.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Buddhibal Kreeda Trust,
Phone No: 020/25443136
Mobile No: 9881077293
Email ID: ​ ​

Nagpur Chess Academy Organizing,
Calculation Techniques & Mating Patterns Two Days Workshop of Shri. Jayant Katdare,
Date: ​​​​​​​​​28th May to 29th May 2016​ (Timing : 9 am to 1 pm)
Registration fees: ​​​Rs. 500/- for NCA Players and Rs. 700/- for others.
​​​​Last date of registration : ​​​​​​​​​​25th May 2016( Telephonic entries will be accepted, between 10 am to 5 pm).
For further information please contact:
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Jayant Darvekar Mobile No: ​9823096867
​​​2)Name: -​ Shri. Anurag Singh, FA Mobile No: 9021984949
​​​3)Name: -​ Shri. Shubham Bhagat Mobile No: 8087901710

Gondia District Chess Association Organizing​,

"Late Rameshchandra Kotwal Memorial All India Open Rapid Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code: ​​​​​​​​​​137253®/MAH / 2016
Date: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​25th June to 26th June 2016
Venue: ​​​Late Rameshchandra Kotwal Memorial Hall​, Bhavbhuti Rang Mandir, Poona Toli, Near S. S. Girls School, Gondia.
Contact Details:
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Mukesh Barai,
Phone No: 07182 - 233099/237098
Mobile No: 9422834766 / 9028091866
​​​Email ID: -​ ​​

Venus Chess Academy Mumbai,Organizing​,

"9th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code: ​​​​​​​​​​136384 / 136441 / 136442 / MAH / 2016.
Date: ​​​​​​​​​2nd June to 9th June 2016
Venue: ​​​Mount Litera School,Near UTI Building,Bandra - Kurla Complex,Bandra East, Mumbai.
Contact Details:
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Vitthal Madhav Mobile No: ​9702273330 / 8452840009
​​​2)Name: -​ Shri. Viswanath Madhav Mobile No: 9820121241
​​​3)Name: -​ Shri. Nagesh Guttala Mobile No: ​9702224442
​​​4)Name: -​ Shri. Kuldeep Vhatwar Mobile No: 09867776373
​​​5)Name: -​ ​​Shri. Nitin Varde Mobile No: 9769434181
​​​6)Name: -​ ​​Shri. Prem Pandit Mobile No: 9892373350
(Foreign Players Registration)
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Salil Ghate Mobile No: ​​9869058595
​​​2)Name: -​ Dr. Tandel Mobile No: 9833049225
​​​3)Name: -​ Shri. Sekhar Sahu Mobile No: ​9438563193 Email ID: -

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

Dear​ ​Aditya,

Heartiest Congratulations for winning Bronze Medal at "Asian Youth U-10 Open Chess Championship 2016”, Mongolia"!!!
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournament.

Dear​ ​Khushi,

Heartiest Congratulations for winning Bronze Medal at "Asian Youth U-14 Girls Chess Championship 2016”, Mongolia"!!!
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournament.

Dear​ ​Divya,

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

Jalgaon District Chess Association Organizing​,

"Maharashtra State Selection U-13 Open and Girls Rating Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code: ​​​​​​​​​​134919 / 135325 / MAH /
Date: ​​​​​​​​​10th June to 12th June 2016
Venue: ​​​Aashirvad Hall​, Near M M College, Bhadgaon Road, Pachora (Jalgaon).
Contact Details:
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Narendra Patil
Mobile No: 8149044747
​​​Email ID: -​ ​
​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Pravin Thakare
Mobile No: 9226375077​
​​​Email ID: -​ ​

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: ​ ​

"PCA Chess Academy Organizing​,​PCA International Open Chess Championship 2016.​​"
Event Code: ​134921/MAH/2016
Date: ​​​28​th June to 3rd July 2016​
Venue: ​​​Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College,Deekshabhoomi, ​Nagpur
Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Milind Marathe​
Mobile No: 9764262457 / 9422829292​
​​ Email ID: ​ ​

"1st Karmveer V. T. Randhir FIDE Rating Maharashtra Open Chess Championship 2016.​"
Event Code: ​​134920/MAH/2016
Date: ​​​15th June to 20th June 2016​
Venue: ​​​V. T. Randhe Indoor ​Stadium,Behind, ​S. P. D. M College, Shirpur,District Dhule.
Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Umesh Borase​
Mobile No: 9881262981 / 7588318570​
​​ Email ID: ​​

Kolhapur District Chess Association Organizing​,

"​Maharashtra State ​S​election ​Open FIDE Rating ​Chess Championship 2016."
Event Code: ​​134918/MAH/2016​​
Date: ​​​25​th May​ to 29​th​ May 2016
Venue: ​​​Jaylaxmi Sansrutik Bhavan,Near Khanvilkar Petrol Pump,Nagala Park, Kolhapur.
Contact Details:
​​​ ​​​1)Name: -​ Shri. Bharat Chougule,​
Mobile No: 0231-2522566 / 9850653160​
​​ Email ID: ​​

District Selection Tournament in Non Affiliated Districts Expression of Interest
​​For the betterment of Chess players & create the interest among the Chess fraternity,
MCA has plan to organize district Selection tournaments in non affiliated district.
For more details please visit MCA Importance.

Kind Attention to all:
South Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2016 (FIDE RATING UNDER 2000)

Place: Srinagar (J & K), India.
Date: 1st to 6th September 2016.
​ Kindly send your entries directly to the organizer, with copy mark to MCA and AICF.
MCA Email Id: ​​ ​
AICF 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...