NEW DELHI (June 07): The International Chess Federation and the All India Chess Federation have strengthened their partnership with Tech Mahindra to provide a next-generation digital fan experience by leveraging Fan Nxt.Now. 

As part of this global collaboration, Tech Mahindra has been brought on board as a digital partner for the 44th edition of the FIDE Chess Olympiad, which will take place in India for the first time.

It will be hosted in Chennai from July 28 to August 9 with the Government of Tamil Nadu as host and principal sponsor. 

May 16, 2022 15:05
CHENNAI: All India Chess Federation (AICF) president Sanjay Kapoor and secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government in the presence of state Chief Minister MK Stalin for the forthcoming 44th Chess Olympiad, slated to be held Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
May 02, 2022 18:05
CHENNAI: The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Monday announced a 20-member squad for the 44th Chess Olympiad, the country’s biggest-ever, as India gears up to host the prestigious tournament in Chennai from July 28 to August 10.
Apr 13, 2022 05:04
NEW DELHI: History will be scripted when India hosts the biggest chess event in the world, the Chess Olympiad, for the first time ever.  The 44th edition of the extravaganza will be held later this year in India's Mecca of chess - Chennai. The participants' list will be a virtual who’s who with top stars from across the world participating representing more than 150 countries.
Feb 16, 2021 18:02
NEW DELHI: The newly elected office-bearers of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) have announced some big plans, including an Indian Chess League and a schools programme. The ‘vision document’ of the AICF was released following the Annual General Body Meeting attended by 33 state units.
Feb 08, 2019 13:02
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has revealed that it has provided funding worth Rs 350 million from the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the Sports Authority of India’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) in the ongoing financial year.
Jan 15, 2019 13:01
MUMBAI: The apex global governing body for the game of chess, the FIDE is keeping a close eye on the All India Chess Federation (AICF) and its controversies such as banning players and de-recognising several state chess federations, IANS reports.
Jan 12, 2019 16:01
CHENNAI: The All India Chess Federation (AICF) will pass on to the players and others the benefit of any fee reduction implemented by the global chess body FIDE, IANS reports. "We will surely pass on the benefit fee reduction by FIDE to the players," AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan told IANS.