All India Chess Federation

Finally, All-India Chess Federation merges with warring side Chess Association of India

As has been well-documented in recent years, Indian chess has been hampered by infighting of administrators in the past.

published on : 22nd August 2021

AICF factions caught in ugly tussle between secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan, joint-secretary Atanu Lahiri

Chauhan alleged that it is Lahiri who was guilty of financial irregularities in the past and that he was subsequently pulled up by the federation.

published on : 10th July 2021

Billionaire Nikhil Kamath admits to using unfair means to beat Viswanathan Anand in charity chess game

After reports came to the light, claiming that Kamath had been banned, he too revealed that he took help from some people and computers to analyse the game.

published on : 14th June 2021

Chess: Grandmaster D Gukesh gets wildcard for upcoming FIDE World Cup

The 15-year-old from Chennai, who became the second youngest GM ever in 2019, had earlier narrowly missed out on qualification for the marquee event.

published on : 12th June 2021