About us

THE HARYANA CHESS ASSOCIATION is a society formed in the year 1983 and registered under Societies Registration Act , under the president ship of Mr. V. N. Rai, IPS with the Aim and Objectives of 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. It also selects the state Teams and sends them to various National Chess tournaments to represent Haryana.
We have 16 affiliated District Chess Associations and one Academy in Haryana. We regularly conduct State Chess Championships and send our teams to the various age groups and Open National Chess events to represent Haryana. We have conducted several Tournaments/Championships in Haryana. We conducted National under 13 Chess Championship at Bhiwani in the year 2006. 1st Gurgaon Open International Grand Master Chess Tournament -2009, National Club Team Chess Championship-2010 and 2nd Gurgaon Open International Grand Master Chess Tournament-2014 apart from various Fide Rated Chess Tournament.
We have produced several good Chess players including IM Himanshu Sharma and WFM Tanishka Kotia & several other Players, who have brought laurels to the State.
Presently THE HARYANA CHESS ASSOCIATION is headed by young and dynamic PRESIDENT Mr. RAJU VERMA and SECRETARY GENERAL Mr. NARESH SHARMA, Advocate of GURGAON.