​​Indian Chess School Organizing,

"​​​IIFL Wealth 1st Mumbai Open International ​Chess Championship​ - 201​6​".​

Event Code: ​127007 / MAH / 2016


"​​​IIFL Wealth 1st Mumbai Junior (U-13) ​International ​Chess Championship​ - 201​6​".​

Event Code: ​127009 / MAH / 201​6​

Date: ​​​28th January to ​5th​ February 201​6.
Venue: ​​Thakur College of Science & Commerce, Thakur Village, Kandivali (East), Mumbai​.

Contact Details :

Name: -​ Shri. Praful Zaveri,
Mobile No: ​​9820547548 / ​8828421888
Email ID: ​​info@indianchessschool.com

​​Senior National Arbiter Examination​ at Nagpur ​on 3rd January 2016.

Entry Fee: Rs. 6000/-

Venue: Nagpur Chess Academy,​ ​ ​ Vidarbha Bridge Association Hall,​ ​ ​ 285 Shankar Nagar, ​​ Nagpur -440010.

Please contact​:​

Umesh Panbude – 9822721386
SNA Prakash Chahande – 9371030393
Aditya Kakpure – 9579277571

FA Anurag Singh – singh.anurag61@yahoo.com
For more details please see, MCA Downloads - Arbiter Zone.

​​Institute for Chess Excellence is Organizing​,

"​​1st RBK All India Open Chess Championship​ ​- 2015​".​

Event Code: ​126434 / MAH / 2015
Date: ​​​21st ​December to ​2​5th ​December 2015​.
Venue: ​RBK International Academy, Ghatkhopar - Mankhurd Link Road, Indian Oil Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai​.
Total Prize Fund: Rs.3,00,000/-
(Total 173 Prizes)

Contact Details :

Name: -​ Shri. Rajababu​ Gajengi,
Mobile No: ​09324719299​
Email ID: ​​rajababugajengi@gmail.com
Name:Vandana Rao
​ Mobile No: ​9820191817​

​​DSF and Chanakya Chess Academy ​Organizing,

"​​​​DSF All Maharashtra Open Rapid​ Rating Chess Championship 201​5".​​​

Event Code: 126433 / MAH (R) / 2015
Date:​ ​5th ​December to​ ​6th​ ​December​ 2015​​​​
Venue: ​​Dahisar Sports Foundation, 2nd Floor, Samaj Kalyan Kendra, Near Jarimari Garden, ​Dahisar, ​Mumbai​.​

Contact Details :

Name: -​ DSF and Chanakya Chess Academy​,​
Mobile No:​ ​9769434181​ /​ ​9757032408​
Email ID: ​nitinwarde2004@yahoo.com

​​Nutan Buddhibal Mandal Sangli Organizing​,

"​​​Suraj FIDE Rating Open Chess Championship - 2015​".​

Date: ​​​24th ​December to ​28th December 2015​.
Venue: ​​Nav Krishna Valley, Badminton Hall, MIDC, Kupwad, Sangli​.

Contact Details :

Name: ​Nutan Buddhibal Mandal,​
Mobile No: ​9422042022 / ​9423872924​
Email ID: ​nbm1941@gmail.com

​​Mumbai Suburban District Chess Association ​Organizing,

"​​​Maharashtra State School​ Open and Girls​ U - 8 and U - 12 Chess Championship 201​5​".​

from 29th ​December to​ 31st​ ​December​ 2015​​​.

"​​​Maharashtra State School​ Open and Girls​ U -8 and U - 12 Chess Championship 201​5​".​

from 26th ​December to​ 28th​ ​December​ 2015​​

Venue: ​Rustomjee​ Cambridge School, J. S. Road, Dahisar (West)​​, Mumbai - 400068.​

Contact Details :

Name: - IA Vittahal Madhav - Honorary​ Secretary - Mumbai Suburban District Chess Association.
Mobile No:​ 022 - 28918477 /​ ​8452840009​
Email ID: vitthalmadhav@gmail.com

​​Indian Chess School Organizing,

"​​ICS Maharashtra Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament - 2015​".​

Date: ​​18th November to 22nd November​ 2015.
Venue: ​ ​The Green Acres Academy​, 411- A, Hemu Kalani Marg, Chembur.

Contact Details :

Name: - ​Shri. ​Praful Zaveri
Mobile No: ​9820547548 / 8828421888​
Email ID: ​prafulzaveri@indianchessschool.com

Nagpur Chess​ Academy​ Organizing,

"​​​5th National School Chess Championship - 2016​".​

Date: ​​5th January ​to ​7th January 201​6​.
Venue: ​ ​​Naivedhyam Eastoria​,​ Chikhli Kalamna Road Surya Nagar -​ Nagpur.

Contact Details :

For Accommodation Assistance Contact:
1. Shri. R. N. Shrivas – 9922318007
2. Shri. Prakash Chahande – 9371030393

Note: With Copy mark to Maharashtra Chess Association.
Email Id: maharashtrachess@gmail.com.
In the case of emergency please contact: 1. Shri. Manoj Itkelwar,
​ ​ 2. Shri. Dilip Kamdar,

Working President Organizing Committee
Secretary Organizing Committee
Mob. 9823326969
Mob. 9326933805

For other details please contact:
Shri. Dilip Pagay,
Hon. Gen. Secretary,
Maharashtra Chess Association,
Mob. 9890576769
Email id: dilippagay@hotmail.com

Dear ​​Swapnil,

Heartiest ​​Congratulations​​ for​ becoming ​Grand Master ​!!!

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

Nagpur Chess​ Academy​ Organizing,

"​​Late S.N. Shrivastava and Smt Kalavatidevi Memorial Open Rating Chess Tournament ​- 2015".​

Event Code: 1238​08/​MAH/ 2015
Date: ​8​th December to 15th December​ 2015.
Venue: ​ ​Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies​ and Research, Near Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur.

Contact Details :

Name: - ​Shri. Vinay Vitalkar
Mobile No: ​879318​7861
Email ID: ​vinayvitalkar@yahoo.co.in​​

Name: Shri. Anurag Singh
Mobile No: 9021984949​
Email ID: ​singh.anurag61@gmail.com ​​

Ahmednagar District Chess Circle Organizing,

"Shantikumarji Firodia" All Maharashtra Open FIDE Rating​ Chess Championship – ​2015", from 25th November to 29th November 2015. Sponsored By – Shantikumarji Firodia Memorial Foundation, With Prize Fund: 1, 50,000/-

Date: 25th November to 29th November 2015.
Venue: Laxmi Narayan Mangal Karyalay, Ahmednagar.

Contact Details :

Name: Shri. Yashwant Bapat – Secretary ADCC
Mobile No: 9326092501 / 9665932165
Email ID: bapatyashwant@yahoo.co.in

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​.

Miss ​Aakanksha Hagawane won Gold Medal in U-​ 15 category ​at ​"National Sub Junior ​O​pen and Girls​ Chess Championship 2015 held at​ Jammu​"​

MCA Team Congratulates for her victory!!!

Akola Chess​ Association​ Organizing,

"​All India Open Rapid Rating Chess Championship - 2015​"​.

Date: ​19th ​November to ​20th ​November 2015.
Venue: Agrasen Bhavan, Gokul Colony, Jawahar Nagar Chowk, Jatharpeth, Akola​

Contact Details :

Name: Shri. Pravin Hend - Secretary - Akola Chess Association
Mobile No: 9552710556 / 9764283127
Email ID: pravinhend9281@gmail.com

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.​

Chessmen Ratnagiri Organizing,

"Late R. B. Sapre Memorial FIDE Rating Open Rapid Chess Tournament Ratnagiri, from 28th November to 29th November 2015".

Event Code: 121342/MAH/2015
Date: 28th November to 29th November 2015
Venue: Daivadnya Bhavan, Near Powehouse, Nachane Road, Ratnagiri - 415612.

Contact Details :

Name: Chessmen Ratnagiri
Mobile No: 8087220067 / 02352-224643
Email ID: chessmenrtn@gmail.com

Nagpur Taluka Chess Association Organizing,

"2nd Indiana All India FIDE Rating Chess Tournament Nagpur, from 14th November to 18th November 2015".

Event Code: 120904/MAH/2015
Date: 14th November to 18th November 2015
Venue: Hedgewar Smarak Samiti Reshimbag, well known as RSS Headquarter, Nagpur.

Contact Details :

Name: Nagpur Taluka Chess Association
Mobile No: 09423677736
Email ID: ntca10@gmail.com

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

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...