Ending years of feud, AICF and Chess Association of India announce merger – The Indian Express

Putting an end to internal fighting, the All-India Chess Federation and the breakaway Chess Association of India on Saturday announced that they have merged into one single entity to administer the sport in the country. AICF president Sanjay Kapoor said that the warring factions, not only at the national level but also in various states, have now come together under the umbrella of the federation.

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The Guildford Chess Club celebrates its 125th anniversary! – Chessbase News

The Guildford Chess ClubCelebrates its 125th anniversary! Guildford Chess Club invites you to come and play in our FREE Chess spectacular! Guildford High Street, 10.30-16.00, Saturday 11th September We are staging a 125 Board Simultaneous display given by some of the top Chess players in England! Amongst the Masters are Grandmaster Gawain Jones, former British Champion and current European Online Blitz Champion and Grandmaster Nick Pert, former World Under 18 Champion! This is your chance to play against them and others for FREE! How do I enter? There will be three playing sessions, starting at 10.30, 12.30 and 14.30 and you can book your place for any or all of these sessions, each of which is anticipated to last up to 1 hours. It is of course possible that your game finishes quite quickly, in which case you can either depart or choose to play another game in one of the other Simultaneous displays, space permitting.

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