All India Chess Federation

CHENNAI (June 02): The 44th Chess Olympiad is all set to hit the record books as the highest number of countries and teams have registered for the world’s biggest chess event scheduled in Mahabalipuram, Chennai from July 28 to August 10.

The historic event, which will be conducted in India for the first-time ever, has so far attracted entries of 343 teams in the open and women’s section from 187 countries from all over the globe.

Jun 27, 2022 06:06
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. 
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 19, 2022 11:04
NEW DELHI: The 100-day countdown to India hosting the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 for the first time ever kicked off Monday and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand believes that the Chess Olympiad on home soil will inspire the upcoming Indian chess generation. 
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.
Mar 16, 2022 19:03
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu state government, along with the All India Chess Federation, on Wednesday announced that India has won the bid to host FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai. The tentative dates for the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 are from 26th July running through to 8th August. 
Mar 02, 2022 19:03
NEW DELHI: The All India Chess Federation (AICF), which is bidding to host the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad later this year, has reportedly submitted its guarantee of $10 million to the world body, FIDE. “Yeah, we have submitted the guarantee for the bid amount of $10 million to FIDE as part of our bid to host the Chess Olympiad,” AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan told PTI on Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2022 17:02
NEW DELHI: The All India Chess Federation (AICF) will be bidding to host the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad later this year after the event was moved out of Russia, a senior official of the body said on Saturday.
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.
Jan 05, 2021 18:01
NEW DELHI: Sanjay Kapoor was elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF), while Bharat Singh Chauhan retained the secretary’s post, in the polls held online on Monday.