Important Notice :

1. General Meeting for establishment of new District Chess Association at Akola district is called on 9th August 2015 at 2:00 AM.

Venue :
Rathi Hospital, Civil lines, Akola.

Contact Person :
1.Rahul Bharasarkle (9764283127)
2.Pravin N. Hend (9552710556)

Email ID :
pravinhend9281@gmail.com

Interested chess players & lovers who are willing to contribute for chess, please attend the meeting.


​Dear ​Abhimanyu​,

Heartiest ​​Congratulations​​ ​for​ becoming International ​​Master ​!!!

MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming chess tournament.


Dear Chess Friends,

IMPORTANT

Laxmikant Itkelwar Memorial Maharashtra State U-15 Open & Girls FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2015 From: 1st to 5th August 2015 At - Nagpur.

And

Maharashtra State U-25 Youth Selection Chess Championship 2015 From: 9th to 13th September 2015 At – Nandurbar

Both the Tournaments will be treated for 25- Grace Marks of Maharashtra Government


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ACCOMMODATION FOR PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN 29th NATIONAL UNDER-13 OPEN & GIRLS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP-2015.

For accommodation The Haryana Chess Association have recently join hands with OYO ROOMS and they are our ACCOMMODATION PARTNER. They are providing us very good A/C rooms at very nominal price of Rs. 1,100/- ( Double Occupancy) with Breakfast. Those interested may contact us IMMEDIATELY as only 40 such rooms are available.

Those interested may contact Mr. NARESH SHARMA Cell No. 9810205181.


Miss Mrudul Dehankar won Gold Medal in U-12 category at Commonwealth Chess Championship 2015 held at Delhi.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Miss Divya Deshmukh won Gold Medal in U-10 category at Commonwealth Chess Championship 2015 held at Delhi.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Master Raunak Sadhwani won Gold Medal in U-10 category at Commonwealth Chess Championship 2015 held at Delhi.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


WIM Sakshi Dinesh Chitlange won Silver Medal in U-16 category at Commonwealth Chess Championship 2015 held at Delhi.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Pune District Chess Circle Organizing

Maharashtra State U-7 Boys & Girls Selection Chess Tournament 2015

Date: 17th July to 19th July 2015
Venue: Maharashtra Mandal Hall,Opp-Tilak Maharashtra VidyaPeeth, Veer Savarkar Nagar,Gultekdi,Pune-411037

Contact Details :

Name: IA Nitin Shenvi
Mobile No: 9096698691

Name: IA Rajendra Shidore
Mobile No: 9890485666

Name: Rohit Tembe
Mobile No: 8007944674

For more details please download the Tournament Circular at MCA / DOWNLOADS / TOURNAMENT CIRCULAR


WIM Sakshi Dinesh Chitlange won Gold Medal in U-18 category at 16th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championship 2015 held at Singapore.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Miss Tanisha Boramanikar ​stood 3rd in 29th National U-9 Chess Championship 2015 held at Ahemedabad​, Gujrat.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


WCM Saloni Sapale won Silver medal in U-17 category at 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015 held at Singapore

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


WCM Tejeshwini Sagar won Gold medal and trophy in U-15 category at 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015 held at Singapore.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Miss Siya Sagar won trophy in U-7 category at 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015 held at Singapore.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Miss ​Tanisha Boramanikar​ ​​won trophy at ​Maharashtra State Selection FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2015 held at Thane in ​U-9 category.​

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


WFM Rucha Pujari won Champion's trophy in Late Shri Babukaka Shirgaokar International FIDE Rating Open Chess Tournament 2015 and Late Sou. Meenatai Shirgaokar International FIDE Rating Open Chess Tournament 2015 held at Sangli.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


RamRatna Group and Diaspora Times Organizing

"RamRatna" 42nd National women Challenger Chess Championship 2015

Event Code: 115576 /MAH/ 2015
Date: 2nd July to 11th July 2015
Venue: Keshav Shrusti-RMP Complex​,​ Esselworld​ Road​, Uttan​ village​, Bhayandar​( west)​, ​Mumbai-401106​

Contact Details :

Name: Mr. Ashok Motwani
Tel: +91 222 624 1338
Mobile No. +91 982 110 7890
Email Id: Ashok.Motwani@Gmail.com

For more details please download the Tournament Circular at MCA / DOWNLOADS / TOURNAMENT CIRCULAR


WCM Tejeshwini Sagar won Gold medal in U-15 category in World School Individual Chess Championship 2015 held at Pattaya, Thailand.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Master Anand Nadar won Silver medal in U-15 category in World School Individual Chess Championship 2015 held at Pattaya, Thailand.

MCA Team Congratulates for his victory!!!


Miss.Saloni Saple won Silver medal in U-17 category in World School Individual Chess Championship 2015 held at Pattaya, Thailand.

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!


Nagpur District Chess Association Organizing

53rd National Challenger Chess Championship 2015

Event Code: 114518/MAH/2015
Date: 16th August to 27th August 2015
Venue: Naivedhyam Celebration Center,North Ambazari road, Opp NIT Swimming Pool,Nagpur-440010

Contact Details :

Name: Nagpur District Chess Association
Mobile No: 9422174490
Email ID: ndcanagpur@gmail.com


Nagpur District Chess Association Organizing

Laxmikant Itkelwar Memorial Maharashtra State U-15 Open FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2015.

Event Code: 111780/111781/MAH/2015
Date: 1st August to 5th August 2015
Venue: Naivedhyam Celebration Center, North Ambazari Road, Opposite NIT Swimming Pool, Nagpur.

Contact Details :

Name: Nagpur District Chess Association
Mobile No: 9422174490
Email ID: ndcanagpur@gmail.com


Mr.Abhishek Kishor Thomre won Gold Medal and received 250 Euros as a cash prize in the World Amateur Chess Championship 2015 held at Greece

MCA Team Congratulates for his victory!!!


Important Announcement from AICF.

PIO ( Person of Indian origin ) / OCI ( Overseas Citizen of India ) card holders:

As per Government of India guidelines / rules, players with PIO / OCI documents cannot play for India. As a result, AICF had taken a decision that these players cannot participate in any selection tournaments like district selection / State selection and National Championship which ultimately lead to the selection of the Indian National team. However these players can play in all FIDE rated events and other tournaments in India and abroad......Read more.


Buddhibal Kreeda Trust Organizing

Maharashtra State U-13 Boys & Girls Selection FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2015.

Event Code:
Date: 4th July to 8th July 2015
Venue: Manohar Mangal Karyalaya, Off Karve Road, Pune-411004, Maharashtra.

Contact Details :

Name: Buddhibal Kreeda Trust
Mobile No: 9881077293/ 020-25443136
Email ID: bktpune@gmail.com


Resha Multi Activity Center Nashik Organizing

"All India Open Chess FIDE Rating Tournament Nashik"

Event Code: 112916/MAH/2015
Date: 25th July 2015 to 29th July 2015.
Venue: Navrang Hall, Behind Chitracoot Society,Near Market Yard, Dindori Road, Panchvati, Nashik.

Contact Details :

1)Name: Mrs Archana Kulkarni
Mobile No: 098500-19606

2)Name:Shri.Tushar Gosavi
Mobile No: 090110-01979

3)Name:Shri.Anil Rathi
Mobile No: 98231-76155

Email ID: reshachesslife@gmail.com

For more details please download the Tournament Circular at MCA / DOWNLOADS / TOURNAMENT CIRCULAR


Thane District Chess Association Organizing

"Maharashtra State Selection under 9 and 17 (Open and Girls) FIDE rating Chess Tournaments Thane-2015."

Event Code:
112917/112918/MAH/2015
112919/112920/MAH/2015
Date: 21st May 2015 to 25th May 2015
Venue: St.Lawrence High School & Jr.College of Science & Commerce, Opp.D' Souza Wadi, Road No- 03, V.B.Phadke Marg, Wagle Estate, Thane-400604.

For Submitting Entry Forms and Other Details, Please Contact:

1) Name :Shri. Abhijit Joshi
Mobile No : 09820209129
Email id: entry@thanechess.com

2) Name :Shri. Mohit Lade
Mobile No : 09029106570
Email id: entry@thanechess.com

3) Name: Shri. Deepak Kumtakar
Mobile No: 09967373378
Email id: entry@thanechess.com

For Accommodation, Please Contact:

1) Name : Dr. Deepak Tandel
Mobile No : 09833049225

2) Name : Shri. Nikhil Joshi
Mobile No : 09833104863

For more details please download the Tournament Circular at MCA / DOWNLOADS / TOURNAMENT CIRCULAR.


Nutan Buddhibal Mandal Sangli Organizes

Shri.Babukaka Shrigaokar FIDE Rating Chess Tournament

Event code: 110094/ MAH/2015
Date: 11th to 17th May 2015
Venue: Dr.Babpat Bal, Shikshan Mandir, Near Shivaji Mandal, S.T Stand Road, Sangli, Maharashtra.

Contact Details :

Name: Nutan Buddhibal Mandal
Mobile No: 9422042022 / 9423872924 / 0233-2375156
Email ID: nbm1941@gmail.com


Nutan Buddhibal Mandal Sangli Organizes

Sou.Meenatai Shrigaokar FIDE Rating Chess Tournament for Women

Event code: 110095/MAH/2015
Date: 18th to 22nd May 2015
Venue: Dr.Babpat Bal, Shikshan Mandir, Near Shivaji Mandal, S.T Stand Road, Sangli, Maharashtra.

Contact Details :

Name: Nutan Buddhibal Mandal
Mobile No: 9422042022 / 9423872924 / 0233-2375156
Email ID: nbm1941@gmail.com
For more details please download the Tournament Circular at MCA / DOWNLOADS / TOURNAMENT CIRCULAR


MCA team congratulates Shri. Sandeep Patil, Secratary Raigad District Chess Association for getting Agari Krida Bhushan Award .

For detail news please visit MCA/ Player's Corner / Sports News.


Master Dev Shah of Mumbai won the prestigious "World Schools Title " in Under -7 category of the World Schools Chess Championship held at Brazil. MCA team congratulates him for his grand success.

For detail report please visit MCA / Player's Corner / Sports News


IMPORTANT : NEW CHANGES IN FIDE RULES FROM 1 JULY 2014.

for details please see- MCA IMPORTANTS


IMPORTANT : NEW CHANGES IN FIDE RULES FROM 1 JULY 2014.

for details please see- MCA IMPORTANTS


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.


 
CHESS CLOCKS COMPULSORY

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


AICF GUIDELINES

NOTE FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF ENTRY FEE/TA/DA FOR PARTICIPANTS IN NATIONALS TOURNAMENT.

"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
Selections

Confirmation For Participating
In National Tournament

Celebration-Chess Day
7th September

For National Challenger
Men/Women - State Tournament
Participation Compulsory

Fide License For Unregistered
Players

Caution Notice - Participation
In Unauthorized Tournaments
 
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