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Feb 20, 2020
Calcutta court issues summons to Dibyendu Barua, AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan for slander against Atanu LahiriLater, reacting to the development, Bengal's first GM Barua said he's yet to receive an official copy of the order, but added he has full faith in the judiciary and that the truth must prevail
Jan 23, 2020
Madras High Court to hear All-India Chess Federation elections case on FridayThe AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan said on Thursday, 43 affidavits have been filed in the Madras High Court saying the minutes of the federation's general body meeting held on 28 December last year were valid
Jan 03, 2020
Conflict-ridden All India Chess Federation calls meeting on 9 February to elect new office-bearersThe All India Chess Federation polls will be held to elect the president, six vice presidents, one honorary secretary, six joint secretaries and one treasurer.
Dec 30, 2019
All India Chess Federation president PR Venketarama Raja intensifies conflict with secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan after Bhopal general meetingChauhan claimed that decisions taken at general body meeting called by Raja in Chennai on 14 December were overturned at the Bhopal meet
Dec 05, 2019
International Chess Federation Vice-President Nigel Short accuses All India Chess Federation of being 'anti-player'Short, a British Grandmaster, was responding to a question on restoring the ratings of chess players who were banned by the AICF for participating in unrecognised tournaments
Aug 04, 2019
CCI drops contempt proceedings against All India Chess Federation; directs it to comply with orders within stipulated timelinesRecently, FIDE, the world chess body, had restored the Elo ratings of over 50 Indian chess players, including those who had filed a case with the Competition Commission
Sep 21, 2018
Chess' inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be great, says India's Viswanathan Anand ahead of OlympiadChess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Jun 28, 2017
PR Venketrama Raja unanimously re-elected as president of All India Chess FederationTamil Nadu's PR Venketrama Raja was unanimously re-elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) for the term 2017-2020 while Bharat Singh Chauhan of Delhi was elected honorary secretary.
Jun 05, 2012
Post Anand's win, AICF plans more events, raises prize moneyThe All India Chess Federation (AICF) will spend Rs 50 lakh more on prize money starting this year. The cash awards to medal winners in Asian and World Championships have been doubled with immediate effect.