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Official Website of  Bengal Chess Association

The parent body for conducting chess in the state of West Bengal. Formed in the year 2012,  Bengal Chess Association ( BCA) is an affiliate of the All India Chess Federation ( AICF), the apex Body of chess in India from 18th November 2012.

Bengal Chess Association ( BCA ) is responsible for conducting, selection and supporting chess players for Nationals in all age group & senior categories, promoting chess in all Districts and Educational Institutions in West Bengal, and for co ordinating  chess activities and tournaments through out the state.


 

 

1st Kalimpong District Championship

1st Kalimpong District Championship concluded with much fanfare in the beautiful hill District town. The Closing Ceremony was attended by Rabi Pradhan,the Mayor of Kalimpong and Councillor Mrs. Bimala Chhetri. The Open Category was won by Subit Pra more...

Diptayan Ghosh finished joint 1st in 17th Delhi Open 2019

Diptayan scored 8 points out of 10 rounds in Asia's biggest chess festival and tied for the 1st position with six other players. Due to a lower tie-break score he finished 5th and won ₹200000 cash. He increased his ELO rating by 12 points wi more...

Neelash Saha made his third and final IM norm at Delhi Open 2019

Neelash Saha made his third and final IM norm at Delhi Open 2019 with a round to spare He has defeated GM Karen Movsziszian, IM Radoslaw Gajek and drew with IM Karthikeyan Pandian, IM Nubairshah Shaikh and IM Shyam Nikhil en route his score of 6 p more...

GM Diptayan Ghosh wins Outram Club-Alekhine Chess Club New Year Open 2019

Despite a rocky start, Diptayan got back into his zone and played some fantastic games to win the tournament. He scored 7.0/8 and finished a half point ahead of runner-up 13-year-old Arya Bhakta was the surprise of the tournament as he scored 6.5/ more...