Ahmednagar District Chess Circle Organizing,
​​​GM Shardul Gagare Rapid Rating Chess Championship 2017​ (Only for Maharashtra players).​

Date:​ 11th February to 12th February 2017

Venue: ​ ​​ Petal Mangal Karyalay,
Near Raj Hotel,
Tilak Road Ahmednagar.

Contact Details :
Name - Shri. ​Yashwant Bapat
Mob. No. - ​ 9326092501 / 9665932165
Email Id - ​ ​ ​bapatyashwant@yahoo.co.in

Indian Oil Sports Scholarship Scheme for Upcoming Sports Person 2016

For further details please refer MCA ​Home Page / MCA ​Important


The Medical Evaluation is conducted by AICF on 11th and 1​2​th February 201​7​​ at Chennai. For further details please refer MCA
​Home Page / MCA ​Important​​ OR Visit AICF Website - www.aicf.in

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.

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 - maharashtrachess@gmail.com

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: -​ maharashtrachess@gmail.com
(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 :- maharashtrachess@gmail.com

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...