Inaugural Indian Chess League in June

The primary six-team Indian Chess League is scheduled to start out in June subsequent 12 months.

Saying this right here on Tuesday, All India Chess Federation president Sanjay Kapoor stated the league can be performed in a double round-robin format in two weeks, with the highest two groups vying for the title.

A restrict of ₹ 2 crore has been fastened for every workforce to pick a workforce of eight members within the public sale. Every workforce ought to encompass two chosen Grandmasters, two Indian GMs, two Ladies GMs and two Indian Juniors – a boy and a lady. The minimal bid for choose GM is લાખ 30 million.

AICF Secretary Bharatsinh Chauhan stated, “The thought isn’t solely to attract the very best gamers from around the globe but in addition to offer a formidable platform for Indian gamers to hone their abilities.”

A lot will rely upon the provision of gamers for the public sale and the window obtainable for the league to be held frequently. AICF has entered into an settlement with Gameplan Sports activities Pvt. Ltd., the rights holder, to arrange and market the league. At this stage, detailed work on the modalities stays to be executed.

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