The Haryana Chess Association is an NGO formed in the year 1983 and registered under Societies Registration Act , in
the president ship of Mr. V. N. Rai, IPS with the aims and objectives of spreading and promoting the game of Chess
in Haryana. The Haryana Chess Association is an official body affiliated to the All India Chess Federation and the
Haryana Olympic Association and authorized to conduct State and National Chess Championships, to select the state
Teams and send them to various National Chess tournaments to represent Haryana.
We have 16 affiliated District Chess Associations and one Academy in Haryana. We are regularly conducting State Chess Championships and sending our teams to the various National events age
groups and open Chess events to represent Haryana. We have conducted several other Tournaments also to name a few
the North Zone and Nationals. We have conducted successfully one National under 13 Chess tournament at Bhiwani in
the year 2006.
Now we have resolved to conduct two such events at Bhiwani and Gurgaon with the name and style of Bhiwani FIDE Rated
Open Chess Tournament 2008 and Gurgaon International open Chess Tournament, 2009.
We have produced several good results in chess in the shape of IM Himanshu Sharma, Akashdeep, Anuradha Beniwal,
Yazvender Chahal, Mahesh Tanwar, Tanishka Kotia & several Junior Players, who have achieved laurels to the State.
These players have become National Champions at junior level at one point or the other.