Dear All,

Parents, Players & District association,
Kindly note, AICF has provided strict guidelines related with Birth Certificate, Indian Players participating without Indian passport, & No foreign players without fide ID.
For more details please see important Notices.

Dear District Secretaries & International Players of Maharashtra,

Kindly note that District Sports Officer Of Maharashtra Government needs the information about the International Players from Maharashtra State. Hence, please filled the given form & submit it to MCA Office, as early as possible. The form is available on MCA/Downloads/ forms & formats/International Players Games Classification Information.

MCA Team with Shri. Padmakar Walwi Honorable Sports Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra on 20th September at Pune, were discussed about the developmental plan, Chess In School & other activities & issue for the game of Chess in Maharashtra State

Dear All,
District secretaries , Kindly note that you are requested to submit the filled proforma for excellent players from the district to your concerned district, DSO office.

To download the proforma for excellent players please go through the path:
MCA / Downloads/ forms & formats / proforma for excellent players.

Late. Shantikumarji Firodia Maharashtra FIDE Rating Chess Tournament at Ahmednagar
Date: from 09th nov to 13th nov 2013.
contact information : Yashwant Bapat. 9326092501
Email Id: Yashwant Bapat

Please Note:
Early Bird entry up to 09/10/13 less Rs.200/_ in each category.
Please see players’ web site for more details. For More Details Please Download The Circular Of the Tournament.

Maharashtra State Selection under-9 Tournament, 2013- Mumbai.
Maharashtra State Selection under- 25 Tournament, 2013- Mumbai.

Date: from 26th September- 30th September, 2013.
contact information :
Shri. P.B. Bhilare. : 9869017221
Shri. Vishwanath Madhav: 9820121241
For More Details Please Download The Circular Of the Tournament.

WGM Soumya Swaminathan, of Pune wins National Women's Challenger Chess Tournament held in Trissure (Kerala). We congratulate her on behalf of MCA.

Sports News Dear all, for detail news related to sports please go through the following path: MCA / Players' Corner / Sports News

To reimburse entry fee/ TA/DA for Seeded/ Selected Players participating in nationals, 2013-14.
Please visit : MCA / Download / Forms & Formats / Form & process of Reimbursement.

Jiya M Shah of Gopi Birla Memorial School Mumbai, Maharashtra won Bronze medal in 2nd National Schools Chess Championship held at Chennai from 09th - 14th June 2013. U-9 Girls Category, Scoring an impressive 7/9. Congratulation's to Jiya for her great success, from MCA.

Divya Deshmukh Won Gold Medal In Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2013, in Girls U-8 Category, Congratulation's to Divya for her great success, from MCA.

We are please to inform you that our sponsor's /patron in Chess, Tulsiramji Gaikwad Patil, College of Engineering & Technology had a great offer for all the chess players and fraternity are to be given with first preference to take the admission in their reputed colleges. Those who are interested kindly contact us on the details given below;
Mobile number- 9730752268
For more details please see Icon - Information - Academic

"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".

MCA invites players to submit their Names and Rating for the selection of Maharashtra State Team for the upcoming National Team Chess Championship.

More Details see Important Notices..

Weekly Chess Problems
Find new chess problems every week at Shiven's Corner.
Send your answers at
Shiven's corner is handled directly by IM Shiven Khosla from Mumbai.

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".

For more details please see
CSR Home Page.

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...