CHESS EVENTS

Karnataka Chess Tournament

Karnataka Chess Tournament - 2024

Upcoming Chess Tournament in the Karnataka 2024

Introduction

The Karnataka Chess Association (KCA) is the governing body for chess in the state of Karnataka, India. It is responsible for promoting and organizing chess tournaments, coaching programs, and development activities in the state. It is affiliated with the All India Chess Federation (AICF). And is responsible for organizing chess tournaments 

Objectives

The association’s main objectives include fostering chess talent, conducting chess tournaments at various levels, providing coaching and training to players and representing Karnataka in national and international chess events.

Tournaments

The KCA organizes a wide range of tournaments throughout the year. These include state-level championships, rating tournaments, and selection trials for national and international events. The association also hosts the Karnataka State Chess Championship, which is a prestigious event that attracts players from all over the state.

Chess Development

The KCA is actively involved in the development of chess infrastructure in Karnataka with the aim of popularizing and promoting the game of chess in Karnataka. The association also promotes chess in schools by organizing inter-school tournaments and providing resources for chess education. It has since played a significant role in nurturing chess talent and organizing competitive events.

Achievements

The Karnataka Chess Association has produced several talented players who have excelled at the national and international levels. Many players from Karnataka have represented India in various chess events and achieved notable success.

6th Kudremukh Trophy ALL India Open
FIDE Rapid Rated Chess Tournament 2024

Chess Tournament in Mangaluru (Kar)

06 th To 07 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 3 Lakhs

Venue : KSRC Nehru Bhavan, KIOCL Township, Kavoor, Mangaluru (Kar)

6th HSM Memorial Rapid
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

07 th January 2023

Total Cash Prize Fund: 45,000/-

Venue :
Virginia Mall, Whitefield Main Road Virginia Mall, Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru (Kar)

1st Bangalore Open Grandmasters
Chess Tournament 2024

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

18 th January To 26 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 50 Lakhs

Category -‘A’
18 th January To 26 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 25 Lakhs

Category –  ‘B’
18 th January To 21 st January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 12,50,000/-

Category –‘C’
23 rd January To 26 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 12,50,000/-

Venue : Sri Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bangalore (Kar)

Karnataka State Amateur FIDE Rated
Chess Championship (Below 1700)

(Selections for the National Amateur Chess Championship (Below 1700))

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

26 th To 28 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 5 Lakhs

Venue : Silicon City Academy Of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

Open Rapid Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Sirsi (Kar)

28 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 76,000/-

Venue : Kadave Shripad Hedge Kalyana Mantapa, Court Road, Sirsi (Kar)

Alekhine Memorial FIDE Rapid Rated
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

03 rd To 04 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 2 Lakhs

Venue : Silicon City Academy of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

3rd ICA Rapid Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

04 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 30,000/-

Venue : Silicon City Academy of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

3rd Sajjan Academy
Open Rapid Chess Tournament -2024

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

18 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 20,000/-

Venue : Sajjan Academy, Kumarakrupa Road, Near Shivananda Circle, Kumara Park East, Seshadripuram, Bengaluru (Kar)

Bothireddy Karnataka State Open Rapid
Chess tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

24 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 2,30,000/-

Venue : H.A.E Bhavan, Behind New Horizon School, Indiranagar, Bangalore (Kar)

50th BRDCA Open & Age Category
Chess tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

24 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 40,500/-

Venue : Sri Manjunath Kalyana Mantapa, Katamnallur Gate, Whitefield-Hoskote Main Road, Bangalore (Kar)

All India One Day Open
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Belgaum (Kar)

25 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 75,000/-

Venue : Ramnath Mangal Karyalaya, 1st Cross, Bhagyanagar, Belgaum (Kar)

Atal Bihari Vajapayee Memorial
One Day Open Rapid Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Belgaum (Kar)

25 th February  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 1 Lakh 

Venue : Kassia Auditorium, Govindaraja Nagar Ward, Stage 1, Vijaynagar, Bengaluru(Kar)

ORCHID CHESS WORLD
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Hubballi  (Kar)

24th March  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 27,400/-

Venue : Daivagna Kalyana Mantap, Vidyanagar, Hubballi (Kar)

13th SCMA TROPHY
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bengaluru (Kar)

31th March  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 25,000/-

Venue : RV Institute Of Technology & Management, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru (Kar)

5 th ICA Open FIDE Rapid Rated
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

06 th April  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 5 Lakhs

Venue : Silicon City Academy Of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

1St Late Shri M M Khannur Memorial Trophy Open Rapid
Chess Tournament 2024

Chess Tournament in Ranebennur, Haveri District (Kar)

07th April  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 65,250/-

Venue :Khannur Vidyaniketan School, Ranebennur, Haveri District (Kar)

6th Bangalore Open FIDE Rating
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

07th To 11th April  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 10 Lakhs

Venue : Silicon City Academy of Secondary Education, Kumar Nursery, Off Kanakapura Road, New Bank Colony, Chunchankatte, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

10th ICA Open Below 1800 FIDE Rating
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

12th To 14th April  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 9,99,999/-

Venue : Silicon City Academy of Secondary Education, Kumar Nursery, Off Kanakapura Road, New Bank Colony, Chunchankatte, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

1St Global Mall Rapid And Age Category
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

28th April  2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 75,000/-

Venue : KGlobal Divinity Mall ,Pantharapalya, Near Nayanda Halli Metro station, Bangalore (Kar)

Akshayakalpa Karnataka State FIDE Rated
Chess Championship 2024

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

01st To 05th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 10 Lakhs

Venue : Silicon City Academy Of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

Karnataka State Amateur
Chess Championship (Below2000)

(Sate Selections for the National Amateur Chess Championship)

Chess Tournament in Bangalore (Kar)

10th To 12th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 3,50,000/-

Venue : Silicon City Academy Of Secondary Education, Konanakunte, Bangalore (Kar)

ORCHID CHESS WORLD
Chess Tournament

Chess Tournament in Hubballi  (Kar)

12th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 27,400/-

Venue : Daivagna Kalyana Mantap, Vidyanagar, Hubballi (Kar)

Karnataka State Under 17 Open
Chess Championship 2024

(Sate Selections for the National U-17 Chess Championship)

Chess Tournament in Mangalore (Kar)

17th To 19th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 

Venue : Canara High School, Urva Mangalore (Kar)

Karnataka State Open FIDE Rated Rapid
Chess Championship 2024

(State Selection  For the National Rapid Championship)

Chess Tournament in Hoskote Taluk Bangalore (Kar)

25th To 26th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 2 Lakhs

Venue : Shrunga International School Dodda Dunnasandra Cross, Hoskote Taluk Bangalore, (Kar)

Karnataka State Open Blitz
Chess Championship 2024

(State Selection For the National Blitz Championship)

Chess Tournament in Hoskote Taluk Bangalore (Kar)

26th May 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 50,000/-

Venue : Shrunga International School Dodda Dunnasandra Cross, Hoskote Taluk Bangalore, (Kar)

5th UCA – Open & Age category Rapid
Chess tournament

Chess Tournament in Tumakur (Kar)

02nd June 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 25,000/-

Venue : Govt. Girls PU College, 13th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore (Kar)

Karnataka State Womens
Chess Championship 2024

(State Selection For the National Women Championship)

Chess Tournament in Tumakur (Kar)

07th To 09th June 2024

Total Cash Prize Fund: 

Venue : Mahatma Gandhi Stadium, Venkatesh Rao Colony, Tumakur(Kar)

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