Welcome to Bengal Chess Association

 

 

 

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.


 

 

Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury becomes Bengal;s Latest Grandmaster

IM Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury crossed his 2500 rating criteria to become Bengal's latest Grandmaster. After achieving 3 Gm norms, Saptarshi was to touch the 2500 rating mark to fulfill the requirements for the GM title. In the ongoing Stavanger Open in more...

Saptarshi Roy earned second GM norm

IM Saptarshi Roy earned his second GM norm in the recently concluded Bangkok Open Chess Championship. On his way to the norm, Saptarshi demolished the challanges of very renowned players, including former World Championship Candidate GM Nigel Short o more...

Diptayan earns his first Gm norm

young lad Diptayan Ghosh earned his first GM norm, in the recently concluded Dubai Open Chess Championship. By earning this norm, Diptayan became the youngest player to earn a GM norm from our state. We wish him every success and hope that he gets hi more...

Mary makes Bengal Proud

WGM Mary Ann Gomes of West Bengal represented the Indian contingent in the Womens World Team Championship in Kazakhstan and made us all proud by winning the individual Bronze medal in the Board prizes. Mary played in the 4th board, helping India secu more...