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ICF nominates Abhijeet Gupta for Arjuna award

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 18:30

Grandmaster and reigning Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta has been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award while his long time trainer Vishal Sareen has been picked by All India Chess Federation (AICF) as a nominee for this year`s Dronacharya award.

Banned Chopra hits back at AICF

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 14:37

Former chess player D K Chopra, who was banned for life by the All India Chess Federation (AICF), today hit back at the governing body, saying he was banned based on "cooked complaints" on the behest of the officials.

AICF bans DK Chopra for life

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 19:05

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has decided to ban Delhi chess player D K Chopra for life after he was found guilty of various misdeeds during the past four years.

Negi`s defeat allows Korobov to emerge as sole leader

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 21:37

India`s Parimarjan Negi lost to Anton Korobov of Ukraine while Krishnan Sasikiran and Abhijeet Gupta signed peace with their respective opponents in the ninth and penultimate round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup, here on Saturday.

Abhijeet Gupta holds Wojtaszek

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 20:32

Former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta held top seed Grandmaster Radoslav Wojtaszek of Poland to an easy draw in the eighth round of AICF-AAI Cup here on Friday.

Abhijeet Gupta beats leader Korobov; Sasi outsmarts Negi

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 19:36

Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta spiced up the AICF-AAI Cup by defeating the tournament leader Anton Korobov of Ukraine in the seventh round, here on Thursday.

Korobov stays in lead; Sasikiran beats Gupta

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 21:32

Grandmaster Anton Korobov maintained a slender half-point lead after drawing with nearest competitor Evgeny Alekseev in the sixth round of the AICF-AAI Chess Cup.

Sasikiran to lead Indian challenge in AICF-AAI Cup

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 18:39

Former national champion GM K Sasikiran will spearhead the Indian challenge in the six-player double round-robin format category-18 AICF-AAI Cup chess tournament to be played here from December 20 to 30.

AICF requests govt to bestow Anand with Bharat Ratna

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 22:06

AICF reiterates its demand of conferring Bharat Ratna on Viswanathan Anand after the grand master clinched his fifth World Championship title in Moscow.

Court refuses to stay probe against chess federation

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 22:12

The Delhi High Court has refused to impose a stay on its earlier order asking the CCI to probe allegations that the All India Chess Federation was abusing its dominant position.