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.For any correction / addition in the list, please contact MCA
MCA Email ID -

Thane District Chess Association Organizing​​,

"Maharashtra State Selection ​Under 7 Open and Girls ​Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code : -​ ​140846 / 140848 ​​/ MAH / 2016
Date : 13th August to 15th August 2016
Venue: ​​​Shreerang Vidyalaya,
P.P. Hathyogi Nikam Guruji Marg,
Shreerang Society, Thane (W) - 400601

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Dr. Deepak Tandel,
Mobile No: 09833049225
​​​2)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Deepak Kumtakar
Mobile No: 09967373378
​​​3)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Mohit Ladhe,
Mobile No: 09029106570
Email ID: ​ ​
In case of emergency,
Contact Details:

​​​3)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Salil Ghate
The Secretary, TDCA,
Mobile No: 9870063785
Email ID: ​ ​

Nagpur District Chess Association Organizing​​,

"Maharashtra State Selection ​Under 19 Open and Girls ​Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code : -​ ​140846 / 140848 ​​/ MAH / 2016
Date : 9th August to 13th August 2016
Venue: ​​​Naivedhyam Celebration Centre,
North Ambazari Road,Opp. NIT Swiming Pool,

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. K. K. Barat,
The Secretary, NDCA,
Mobile No: 9422174490
Email ID: ​ ​
​​​2)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Umesh Panbude,​
Mobile No: 9822721386
Email ID: ​ ​
​​​3)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Pravin Pantawane,​
Mobile No: 9372560695
Email ID: ​ ​

Mumbai Sub Urban District Chess Association Organizing​,

"Maharashtra State Selection ​Under 25 Youth ​Chess Championship 2016.​"
​​​Event Code : -​ ​140845 ​​/ MAH / 2016
Date : 14th August to 18th August 2016
Venue: ​​​​​Ram Mandir Trust,
Near Jogeshwari Highway,
Jogeshwari East Mumbai -60.

Contact Details:
​​​​​​Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Vitthal Madhav,
The Secretary, MSDCA,
Mobile No: 9702273330
Email ID: ​ ​

Dear Divya,

​Heartiest Congratulations for becoming the Champion of "Suresh Agrawal Memorial 30th National Under-11 Open and Girls Chess Championship 2016, Raipur"
MCA team wishes you all the very best for your upcoming Chess Tournaments.

​​Ahmednagar District Chess Circle, Organizing​,

"2nd Player's Chess League Rapid Rating Team ​Chess Championship 2016."
​​​Event Code : -​ 139382 / MAH (R)(T) / 2016​​
Date : ​​​​​​​​​​​11th September to 12th September 2016.
Venue: ​​​Laxminarayan Mangal Karyalaya,
Tilak Road, Near Swastik Chowk,

Contact Details:
​​​​​​1)Name: -​ ​​​Shri. Yashwant Bapat,
Mobile No: 9326092501​ / 9665932163
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: ​ ​

Kind Attention to all:
Send dully filled entry form to MCA, available at Home Page / Downloads / Forms & formats,
for participating in "South Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2016 (FIDE RATING UNDER 2000)".

Place: Srinagar (J & K), India.
Date: 1st to 6th September 2016.
​ (Last date of entry - 5th July 2016)
While sending entries to the organizer, kindly mark copy 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...