Chennai gets 2013 World Chess C`ship match

The FIDE president said "to our knowledge this is the first time ever that FIDE has offered a title match to anyone directly."

Ivana gets FIDE WFM rating

Two-time world under-8 chess champion Ivana Furtado secured her Woman FIDE Master (WFM) title after winning a silver medal in under-12 girls category at World Youth Chess championship in Greece recently.

All India FIDE-rated Chess tourney in Kozhikode

An All India FIDE-rated Prize Money Open Chess Tournament under the auspice of Anand Chess Academy, will be held here from December 25 to 30.

India to be accorded zonal status by FIDE

Looking at India`s domination in chess, especially in the age group category, the country would be granted a separate zonal status in the forthcoming FIDE Congress, World Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyuzhiminov said.

FIDE rating Chess tournament slated for May 14

About 300 players would participate
in a FIDE-rated chess tournament to be held here from May 14.

Thejkumar leads with nine points at FIDE-rated All India Open Chess

IM Thejkumar of South Western
Railway drew with team mate IM Ratnakumar to shoot to lead in
the Karnataka Bank third FIDE-rated All India Open Chess
Tournament here today.