AICF will be providing medical, home quarantine support and financial assistance for members who require hospitalisation due to COVID-19.
The newly elected AICF president Sanjay Kapoor unveiled a blueprint to turn the country into a chess superpower at a press conference after the federation conducted its Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Sanjay Kapoor elected All India Chess Federation president, Bharat Singh Chauhan retains secretary's post
The AICF has been split into two factions, one led by Raja and the other by Chauhan. The two have been at loggerheads for some time over various issues, including the conduct of the elections.
All India Chess Federation committee slams secretary Vijay Deshpande to spreading 'false information'
The All India Chess Federation's (AICF) five-member committee, which is currently running its day-to-day affairs, on Wednesday criticised secretary Vijay Deshpande for spreading "false information" and accused him of using the national body's letterhead despite a restraining order against him.
Chess Players Forum appeals to world federation FIDE to step in and resolve ongoing AICF power struggle
Referring to the state-of-affairs in the All India Chess Federation (AICF), which has been riddled with infighting and legal battles, the forum president Varugeese Koshy wrote to the FIDE chief, requesting his intervention in solving the impasse.
Coronavirus pandemic: National championships postponed till 31 May, AICF asks state associations to avoid events till 15 April
AICF further said those who had planned FIDE rated events till 15 April were requested to reschedule their events, adding 'the risk becomes highest in FIDE rated opens due to huge participation.'
Calcutta court issues summons to Dibyendu Barua, AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan for slander against Atanu Lahiri
Later, 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
The 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
The All India Chess Federation polls will be held to elect the president, six vice presidents, one honorary secretary, six joint secretaries and one treasurer.
All India Chess Federation president PR Venketarama Raja intensifies conflict with secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan after Bhopal general meeting
Chauhan claimed that decisions taken at general body meeting called by Raja in Chennai on 14 December were overturned at the Bhopal meet
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
CCI drops contempt proceedings against All India Chess Federation; directs it to comply with orders within stipulated timelines
Recently, 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
Chess' inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be great, says India's Viswanathan Anand ahead of Olympiad
Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Tamil 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.
The 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.