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Commonwealth Chess Championship 2015

Commonwealth flagThe All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Commonwealth Chess Championship to be held at Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India from 22nd June to 30th June 2015.

The event is organized by Delhi Chess Association. Total Cash Prizes: Rs. 10,00,000/- (approx USD 18000).

The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.

The time control is 90 Minutes + 30 sec per move from move number 1.

Last year champion was GM Sengupta Deep


Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded in Open, Women, Senior (Above 60 years), Under-20 (Boys and Girls), Under-18 (Boys and Girls), Under-16 (Boys and Girls), Under-14 (Boys and Girls), Under-12 (Boys and Girls), Under-10 (Boys and Girls), Under-8 (Boys and Girls) categories.

The medal winners will be referred to as Commonwealth Medalists.


Each Commonwealth country is eligible to field one man, one woman, One Senior (Above-60), one Junior Girl (Under-20), one Junior Boy (Under-20) player and one boy and girl each in under-8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 as official entrants. Their boarding and lodging will be provided free in five star hotel.

Other entrants will have to pay for the boarding and lodging at $100 (Single), $ 60 (Double sharing) & $ 50 (Triple Sharing) per day. Please note that, the entry fee has to be paid by everyone unless qualifying for a free entry under the ‘Entry fee’ section.

Entry of Indian players: Only registered players of the All India Chess Federation are eligible to participate (Entries will be subject to confirmation of All India Chess Federation).


All foreign participants / accompanying persons are required to stay in official accommodation which has Five Star Facility with three meals. Indian Players can arrange their own accommodation. All Grandmasters will be provided free accommodation at official hotel.


Mr. AK Verma (Organising Secretary) – +91-9891468906
IM Vishal Sareen (Foreign Players) – +91-9958030007
Mr. MS Gopakumar, IA (Technical Matters) – +91-9868624216, +91-9986883449
Mr. Bijuraj, FA (Registration) – +91-9873657505
Mr. Jitendra Choudhary, NA (Registration) – +91-8130875063
Mr. Arun Kumar, NA (Registration) – +91-9650475257
Mr. V Hariharan – +91-9940244755, Secretary, All India Chess Federation
Mr.Bharat Singh, – +91-9810000007, President Commonwealth Chess Association

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