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.