Bihar Chess Tournament

Bihar Chess Tournament

Upcoming Chess Tournament in the Bihar 2023

Introduction :

Bihar, known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance, is now becoming a hub for intellectual pursuits like chess. The state has been witnessing a surge in popularity for this ancient board game, attracting enthusiasts and professionals alike.

The Rise of Chess in Bihar:

Chess, a game of strategy and intelligence, has steadily gained momentum in Bihar’s communities. With numerous clubs, schools, and academies dedicated to promoting chess, the game has found its place among the youth and adults alike. As the popularity of chess grows, so does the level of competition, leading to the organization of prestigious tournaments in the state.

The Bihar Chess Federation (BCA):

The chess tournament, organized by the Bihar Chess Federation, is an annual event that draws participants from all corners of the state. The tournament has multiple categories, catering to players of different ages and skill levels. From young prodigies to seasoned masters, everyone finds an appropriate platform to showcase their talent and compete for the prestigious title. Organizing regular chess tournaments at various levels, providing players with ample opportunities to compete and excel. Supporting talented players in their pursuit of national and international chess championships. Collaborating with schools and educational institutions to include chess in their curriculum.

With its continued efforts, the BCA aims to produce accomplished players who can represent Bihar at national and international chess events, further cementing Bihar’s place in the national chess landscape.

Diverse Participation:

One of the remarkable aspects of this tournament is its diverse participation. Chess has proven to be a game that transcends age, gender, and background. Participants from various walks of life come together to share their passion for chess, fostering a sense of camaraderie and sportsmanship.

Top Players and Notable Performances:

The tournament features some of the best chess players in Bihar. Some of whom have achieved recognition at the national and even international levels. Their brilliant moves and strategic gameplay make the tournament a captivating spectacle for both seasoned players and chess novices.

Impact on Chess Culture in Bihar:

The tournament has had a profound impact on the chess culture in Bihar. It has encouraged more youngsters to take up chess seriously and pursue it as a competitive sport. With increased exposure and opportunities, the state is producing a new generation of talented chess players who can represent Bihar on bigger stages. The chess culture in Bihar is vibrant and welcoming. Players, coaches, and enthusiasts come together to share their love for the game, exchange ideas, and foster a strong chess community. Chess festivals, simultaneous exhibitions, and lectures by renowned players are often organized, promoting a sense of camaraderie among chess enthusiasts.

Chess beyond the Tournament:

The chess tournament is not just a standalone event. It acts as a catalyst for year-round chess activities, including regular tournaments, workshops, and coaching camps. This sustained focus on chess helps nurture talent and build a thriving chess community in the state.

Bihar State Senior Chess Championship

Chess Tournament in Samastipur, Bihar.

15 th TO 20 th July 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: Rs. 30,000/-

Venue :Bhavya Resort, Dalsinghsarai, Samastipur

Bihar State Under -13 Open & Girls
Chess Championship 
(Selection for National U-13 Tournament)
Chess Tournament in Bhojpur, Bihar
04 th TO 06 th August 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund:

Venue: Maina Sunder Dharm Shala, Jail Road, Bhojpur

2nd M. I. Sahu Memorial Chess Festival
One Day Open Rapid Chess Tournament
Chess Tournament in Khagaria, Bihar
13 th August 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: 10,100/-

Venue: Rajmata Madhuri Devi Teacher training College Awas Board, Khagaria, Bihar

Parmananda Singh Memorial
Chess Festival
Chess Tournament in Lakhisaral, Bihar
20 th August 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: 7,500/-

Venue: Residential Ram Krishan School, Near S. P. Residence, By Pass Mor Lakhisaral, Bihar

Bihar State Team Men & Women
Chess Championship 
(Selection for National Team Tournament)
Chess Tournament in Patna, Bihar
08 th TO 10 th September 2023
Total Cash Prize Fund: 

Venue: Patna, Bihar

Bihar State Rapid & Blitz
Chess Championship
(Selection for National Team Tournament)
Chess Tournament in Bhagalpur, Bihar
16 th TO 17 th September 2023
Total Cash Prize Fund: 15,000/-

Venue: Diksha international school, Bhagalpur Bihar

Bihar State Sub Junior (U-15) Open & Girls
Chess Championship
(Selection for National U-15 Tournament)
Chess Tournament in Bettiah, Bihar
22 th TO 24 th September 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: 10,000/-

Venue: Hotel Ridi n Sidhi, Opp. United Bank of India, NH-727, Supriya Road Bettiah, Bihar

Master Vaibhav Memorial Open Chess Tournament
Chess Tournament in Lakhisarai, Bihar
02 nd October 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: 15,000/-

Venue:  Ashodham Temple Lakhisarai, Bihar

Chess for everyone
Fide Rating Chess Tournament-2023
Chess Tournament Motihari, Bihar
06 th To 10 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 43,000/-

Venue:  Motihari, Bihar

12 th National Schools U-07, U-09, U-11, U-13, U-15 & U-17 Open & Girls
Chess Championship 2024
Chess Tournament Patna, Bihar
06 th To 10 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 5,04,000/-

Venue: Gyan Bhawan, Patna, Bihar

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