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Tamil Nadu Chess Tournament

Tamil Nadu Chess Tournament

Upcoming Chess Tournament in the Tamil Nadu 2024

Introduction :

The Tamil Nadu Chess Association (TNCA) is the official state chess organization for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is affiliated with the All India Chess Federation (AICF) which is the national governing body for chess in India.

TNCA was established in the year 1957 and has been actively promoting and developing chess in Tamil Nadu ever since. It has been organizing various chess tournaments and events at the district, state, and national level, and has produced many talented chess players over the years.

Objectives :

TNCA also hosts international chess events, including the Grandmaster Open Chess tournament which attracts players from all over the world.
The association has also been actively promoting chess in schools and colleges by organizing inter-school and inter-collegiate chess tournaments.

Chess Development:

The TNCA is actively involved in the development of chess infrastructure in Tamil nadu with the aim of popularizing and promoting the game of chess in Tamil Nadu. 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 Tamil Nadu Chess Association has been playing a vital role in promoting and developing chess in Tamil Nadu and has been instrumental in producing many talented players who have gone on to represent India at the international level. Many players from Tamil Nadu have represented India in various chess events and achieved notable success.

TN State Level Open
Chess Tournament – 2024

Tournament in Tirupattur (TN)

21 st January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 1,10,000/-

Venue: Sri Amrita Hr. Sec. School, Tirupattur (TN)

TN State Level Open & Children’s
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Poolangal (TN)

21 st January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Poovai School, Poolangal (TN)

1st Battle Field International FIDE Rapid Rating
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Salem (TN)

26 th To 27th January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2 Lakhs

Venue: Knowledge Institute Of Technology, KIOT-Campus, NH 544, Kakapalayam, Salem (TN)

CMI Tessellate 2024
Open FIDE Rapid Rating Chess Tournament

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

26 th To 27th January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2 Lakhs

Venue: Chennai Mathematical Institute, H1, Sipcot It Park, Siruseri Kelambakkam, Chennai (TN)

Little England
1st Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Hosur (TN)

28th January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 1 Lakhs

Venue: Hotel Hills Convention Center, Hosur (TN)

5th Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Karur (TN)

28th January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Jairam Vidya bhavan Matric Hr. Sec. School, Karur (TN)

1st Battle Field Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Salem (TN)

28 th January 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Knowledge Institute Of Technology, KIOT-Campus, NH 544, Kakapalayam, Salem (TN)

7Th BBCF International Fide Rapid Rating
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

03 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2,50,000/-

Venue:Saveetha School of Management – Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Near Aravind Eye Hospital, Velappanchavadi, Chennai (TN)

Star Chess Foundation
10th TN State Level Children & Open Chess Tournament-2024

Tournament in Hosur (TN)

04th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Indra Ganesan Group of Institutions, Tirchy – Madurai Highway, NH 45-B, Manikandam, Trichy (TN)

Little Japan
3rd State Level Open & Children Chess Tournament

Tournament in Virudhnagar (TN)

04th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Jai Sai Ram Arts & Science College, Palavantham, Virudhnagar (TN)

2 nd Battle Field Tn State Level Childrens And Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Salem (TN)

04 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Kailash Maansarovar School (CBSE), Kumaragiri Byepass Lane, Ammapet, Salem (TN)

Yaali 3rd GMCF TN State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Salem (TN)

10th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: .O.C. VIDIYALAYAA MAT. HR. SEC. SCHOOL, 24/66,B.B.Road, Near B.B. Road, Perumal Temple, Perambur, Chennai (TN)

NALLU MEMORIAL
1st International Open FIDE Rapid Rating
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

11 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize:  2 Lakhs

Venue: V.O.C. VIDIYALAYAA MAT. HR. SEC. SCHOOL, 24/66,B.B.Road, Near B.B. Road, Perumal Temple, Perambur, Chennai (TN)

Chancellor’s Trophy
1st Tamilnadu State Level Open Chess Tournament

Tournament in Padur, Chengalpattu District (TN)

11 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize:  25,000/-

Venue: MGR Auditorium HINDUSTAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE,(OMR) Padur, Chengalpattu District (TN)

3rd TN State Level
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Virudhnagar (TN)

18 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: GTA Vidhya Mandir, 4/828, Vaithiyalingam Salai, Rajendran Nagar, Neelankarai, Chennai (TN)

Surya Trophy
State Level Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Mettukadai, Erode (TN)

18 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 30,000/-

Venue: Surya Engineering College, Mettukadai, Erode (TN)

International Women’s Day Special
3rd Chessinfo Tamilnadu State Level Women’s Chess Tournament – 2024

Tournament in Tirupattur (TN)

25 th February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue:CSI Girls Hr Sec School, Tirupattur (TN)

1st ENS State Level Cycle Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Thoothukudi (TN)

25TH February 2024

Total Cash Prize: 16,300/- + 4 Cycles

Venue: Montfort Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Tindivanam (TN)

1st Cycle TN State Level Open & Children
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Thoothukudi (TN)

03rd March 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- + 8 Cycles

Venue: Grace College of Engineering, Near Heavy Water Plant, Thiruchendur Road, Thoothukudi (TN)

2nd State Level Children’s & Open
Chess Chess Tournament

Tournament in Vengikkal, Triruvannamalai (TN)

03rd March 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- + 8 Cycles

Venue: Panduranga Mahal, Near EB Office Vellore Main Road, Vengikkal, Triruvannamalai (TN)

Entry Form :- https://forms.gle/Entry_Form

6th Tamil Nadu State Level Children And Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Karur (TN)

10th March 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- 

Venue: The Karur Polytechnic College, Erode Road, Karur (TN)

11th KCM International Open FIDE Rated
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Karur (TN)

10th March 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- 

Venue: The Karur Polytechnic College, Erode Road, Karur (TN)

6th Shaastra Rapid FIDE Rated
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

30th To 31st March 2024

Total Cash Prize: 5 Lakhs

Venue: IIT Madras, SAC (TN)

Google Entry Form :- https://forms.gle/Entry_Form

Tamil Nadu State Women
Chess Championship 2024

Tournament in Kovilpatti (TN)

24th April To 28th April 2024

Total Cash Prize: 1 Lakhs

Venue: Natinal Engineering College, Kovilpatti (TN)

Sri Vidhya Sagar International FIDE Rated Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chengalpattu (TN)

25th April To 28th April 2024

Total Cash Prize: 5 Lakhs

Venue: Chengalpattu (TN)

7th Radha Thiagarajan Memorial
State Level Open & Children Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Madurai (TN)

 28th April 2024

Total Cash Prize: 40,400/-

Venue: Open Auditorium, Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE), Madurai (TN)

Nakshatra’s 1st TN State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament-2024

Tournament in Ulundurpet, Kallakurchi District  (TN)

 28th April 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- + 8 Bicycles

Venue: Adhi Lakshmi Marriage Hall, Villupuram Road, Ulundurpet, Kallakurchi District  (TN)

KCG Verghese Memorial
2nd International FIDE Rated Open Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Karapakkam, Chennai (TN)

1st  May To 05th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 3 Lakhs

Venue: KCG College of Technology, Karapakkam, Chennai (TN)

TN State Under-17 Open And Girls FIDE Rated
Chess Championship – 2024

Tournament in Kariapatti, Virudhunagar District (TN)

01st  May To 05th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 50,000/- 

Venue: Sethu Institute of Technology, Kariapatti, Near Aruppukottai, Madurai – Aruppukottai Highway, Virudhunagar District (TN)

36th Tamilnadu State Under-13 Open & Girls FIDE Rated
Chess Championship – 2024

Tournament in Kumbakonam
(TN)

08th May To 12th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 50,000/- 

Venue: Annai College of Engineering & Technology Kovilacheri, Kumbakonam (TN)

8th BBCF – KRM International FIDE Rapid Rated
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Villivakkam, Chennai (TN)

12th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 3 Lakhs

Venue: KRM Public School, No 274, Madras Thiruvallur High Road, Villivakkam, Chennai (TN)

TN State Under-15 Open And Girls FIDE Rated
Chess Championship – 2024

Tournament inPudukkottai (TN)

15th  May To 19th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 60,000/- 

Venue: Chendhuran College of Engineering and Technology, lena vilakku, Pudukkottai (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Periamet, Chennai (TN)

19th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Hall Of Chess, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Periamet, Chennai (TN)

Chess Capital
1st International Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament-2024

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

22nd  May To 26th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 6,00,001/-

Venue: Jeeppiaar University, OMR Road, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Semmenchery, Chennai (TN)

TN State Under – 25 Open & Girls FIDE Rated
Chess Championship 2024

Tournament in Melapalyam Panruti, Cuddalore District (TN)

22nd  May To 26th MAY 2024

Total Cash Prize: 60,000/-

Venue: John Dewey Nursery & Primary School, Melapalyam Panruti, Cuddalore District (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Level Chess Tournament

Tournament in Tirupur (TN)

26th May 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Oxford Modern Matriculation School, Muthanampalayam Nallur, Tirupur (TN)

74th Tamil Nadu State Open FIDE Rated
Chess Championship 2024

(State Selection For National Championship)

Tournament in Coimbatore (TN)

27th To 31st May 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2 Lakh

Venue: Hindusthan college of art and science(Behind Naa India) Avanashi Rd, Coimbatore (TN)

Visalakshi- Arunachalam 8th SCS International Open FIDE Rated 
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Sivakasi(TN)

08th To 11th June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 4,50,000/-

Venue: MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi  (TN)

RCMIC RotaChess Rated Rapid Chess Tournament

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

23rd June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 6 Lakhs

Venue: #24, West Cottage Road, Royapettah, Chennai (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Under-19 Open And Girls
Chess Championships 2024

Tournament in Hosur (TN)

26th To 30th June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 60,000/-

Venue: Mathakondapalli Model School,Thally Road, Mathakondapalli Post, Hosur (TN)

7th TN State Level Childrens & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Karur (TN)

30th June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Kongu HSS, Vennaimalai, Karur (TN)

IMACS 2nd State Level Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Trichy (TN)

30th June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: S I T College, Trichy (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Periamet, Chennai (TN)

30 June 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Hall Of Chess, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Periamet, Chennai (TN)

TN State Level U-09, U-12, U-15 & Open
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Thindal, Erode (TN)

07th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: VET Institute Of Arts & Science College, Thindal, Erode (TN)

TN State Level U-09, U-11, U-14 & U-25
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Salem (TN)

07th July 2024

Total Prize: 6 Cycles + 1 DGT Clock

Venue: Jairam Higher Secondary School, Opp. Jairam College, Chinna Thirupathi, Salem (TN)

Chairman Trophy International Open FIDE Rating Rapid
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu Dist (TN)

13th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2 Lakhs

Venue: Padma Bhushan Major. Dhyan Chand Indoor Stadium, Potheri, SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu Dist (TN)

4th Capa Chess Academy International FIDE Rapid Rating
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

14th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 3 Lakhs

Venue: Hall Of Chess Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Periamet, Chennai (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chinnakarai, Tiruppur (TN)

14th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/-

Venue: Park’s College, Chinnakarai, Tiruppur (TN)

3rd KC Tamil Nadu State Level Bicycle
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Thoothukudi (TN)

14th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- & 8 Bicycle

Venue: Kamaraj College, Thoothukudi (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Veteran (above 50 & 65 yrs)
Chess Championships 2024

Tournament in Kanchipuram (TN)

20th To 21th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 15,000/- 

Venue: (SDAT, KPM) Perarignar Anna District Sports Stadium, Railway Road, Near Govt. Hospital, Kanchipuram (TN)

Jeppiaar Memorial
Tamil Nadu State Level Children Chess Tournament

Tournament in Semmencherry, Chennai (TN)

20th To 21th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 

Venue: Jeppiaar University, OMR, Semmencherry, Chennai (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Level Children’s & Open
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Avadi (TN)

21st July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 41,000/- 

Venue: Velammal Vidyalaya, Velammal Avenue, Koladi Rd, Paruthippattu, Avadi (TN)

International Chess Day FIDE Centenary Celebration
Tamil Nadu State Level Tournament 2024

Tournament in Coimbatore (TN)

21st July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,000/- + Cycles + DGT Clocks

Venue: Sri Krishna Goundar Kalyana Mandapam, Ganapathy, Coimbatore (TN)

30th Tamil Nadu State FIDE Rated Team
Chess Championship 2024

Tournament in Dharmapuri (TN)

24th To 27th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 50,000/-

Venue: Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School, Pennagaram Main Road, Dharmapuri (TN)

Aladi Aruna Memorial
3rd TN State Level Children’s Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Sivalarkulam, Tenkasi District(TN)

28th July 2024

Total Cash Prize: 27,700/-

Venue: Aladi Aruna College of Liberal arts & science, Tirunelveli-Tenkasi Main Rd, Sivalarkulam, Tenkasi District (TN)

Tamil Nadu State Under-7 Open And Girls
Chess Championships 2024

(State Selection For U07 National Championship)

Tournament in Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli (TN)

03rd To 08th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 50,000/-

Venue: V.O.C Multipurpose Indoor Stadium, V.O.C Stadium, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli (TN)

CHESSFEE-360° 2nd International FIDE Rated Rapid
Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

04th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 2.5 Lakhs

Venue: Hall of Chess, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Periamet, Chennai (TN)

Independence Day Cup
12th Tamil Nadu State Level Children & Open Chess Tournament

Tournament in Karur (TN)

04th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 25,300/-

Venue: V.N.C. Mahal, Near Apollo Hospital, Covai Road, Karur (TN)

Chess Capital 2nd International Below 1700 Rating
Chess Tournament

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

09th To 11th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 6 Lakhs

Venue: Jeppiaar University, OMR Road, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Semmenchery, Chennai (TN)

14th Modern School International FIDE Rating
Chess Tournament 2024

(For School Children)

Tournament in Chennai (TN)

15th To 18th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 1.5 Lakhs

Venue: Modern Senior Sec. School Modern School Road, A.G.’s Office Colony, Nanganallur, Chennai (TN)

2nd Kanyakumari Parent’s Forum
International FIDE Rated Chess Tournament 2024

Tournament in Chunkankadai, Nagercoil (TN)

15th To 18th August 2024

Total Cash Prize: 3 Lakhs

Venue: St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering, Chunkankadai, Nagercoil (TN)

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