The All Jharkhand Chess Association (AJCA), was formed at a convention held at Jamshedpur on Sunday, the 27th day of the month of August, 2000, of all the Chess enthusiast, adherents of the game and members of various district chess association, clubs and academies falling under the jurisdiction of Jharkhand State which came into being following passing of Bihar reorganization Bill in the Parliament, with the aim to promote and maintain general control over the game of chess and organize State and National Chess Championship’s in the entire Jharkhand state, in accordance with the guidelines of the All India Chess Federation.
AJCA is registered under society act 21,1860 Govt. of Jharkhand vide Regd. No.282 of 2013-14.
We believe that constant exposure makes chess players gain confidence, besides enhancing their skill of the game. In order to facilitate this, we at AJCA organize State Chess Championships in different categories every year. This throws open tremendous opportunities, especially for players who dream of leaving an indelible mark in this enthralling game.
Besides that, our ventures in co-operation with the All India Chess Federation to run more national and international tournaments in Jharkhand have been instrumental in generating players of National and International caliber.
At AJCA, our passion for the game motivates us to empower chess players by giving them an escalated social status. We very firmly believe that the players have to enjoy respect and adoration in the society, which will make them psychologically at ease, thereby inducing them to give their best to the game. We strive to give them this advantage and boost their spirits.
We at All Jharkhand Chess Association boast of producing some of the finest chess players of the country. The most valuable and remarkable till date is, without a shade of doubt, one and only Grand Master of the state Deep Sengupta. Apart from Deep, we have an lM Neeraj Kumar Mishra the only FIDE Trainer of the state and Jayant Kumar Bhuyan being the only International Arbiter.
We endeavor our effort to identify the talent and provide them a platform to excel in the game of chess to bring laurels to our state and country.
Major Events Organized:
- National “B”, Jamshedpur, 2000
- National Under – 17, Chakradharpur, 2004
- Tata International Open , Jamshedpur, 2004
- Tata All India Open International rating, Jamshedpur, 2005
- All India Open International rating, Chakradharpur, 2008
- All India Open International rating, Chakradharpur, 2009
- Tata All India Open International rating, Jamshedpur, 2010
- National Under – 17, Chakradharpur, 2010
- National Under – 7 Open and Girls, Jamshedpur, 2010
- Tata All India Open International rating (Below 2000), Jamshedpur, 2011
- 26th National Under-11 chess Championship-2012 at Jamshedpur
- Tata All India Open International rating (Below 2000), Jamshedpur, 2012
- 1st JCA All India Open School Chess Championship-2013 at Jamshedpur
- Tata All India Open International rating (Below 2000), Jamshedpur, 2013
- 1st All India Open International Rating Chess Championship-2013 at Dumka
- Aditya Birla Memorial 13th Jharkhand State Senior Chess Championship-2013 at Ranchi
- Ram Narayan Singh Memorial Jharkhand State Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament-2014 at Ramgarh
- Jharkhand State Open Narayani FIDE Rating Chess TOURNAMENT-2014 at Dhanbad
- 4th JRD Tata International FIDE Rating (Below 2000) Chess Tournament – 2014 at Jamshedpur.
- Aditya Birla Memorial 14th Jharkhand State Senior Chess Championship-2014 at Ranchi
- 2nd All India Open School Chess Tournament-2014. at Jamshedpur
- 28th National Under 13 Boys & Girls Chess Championship 2014 at Jamshedpur