INTERIM ORDER MADE ABSOLUTE
IN THE MATTER OF
AICF Vs CHESS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
Sub: Order by the Hon’ble Mr.Justice R.Subbiah in the High Court of Judicature at Madras dated 03.03.2015.
Ref: O.A.No.1078 of 2012 and A.No.1956 of 2013 in C.S.No.835 of 2012
We are happy to share with you that the Hon’ble High Court of Judicature at Madras had made Absolute the Interim Injunction granted in December 2012 against Chess Association of India which is given below:
“In the result, the interim injunction already granted by this Court on 28.12.2012 in O.A.No.1078 of 2012 is made absolute and the application is ordered accordingly. Consequently, the application in A.No.1956 of 2013 seeking to revoke the leave granted by this Court in A.No.5615 of 2012 vide its order dated 27.12.2012 is dismissed since this Court has come to the conclusion that this Court has got jurisdiction to decide the issue involved in the suit.”
Earlier in December 2012, the Court had passed the following Interim Order.
“That 1.Chess association of India, Rep. By its Secretary General, Surendra K.Tewari, the 1st respondent herein, be and are hereby restrained by an order of interim injunction from using in its name or domain name of website/URL, the words “India” or “Indian” and from conducting chess tournaments in the name and style of “National” Championships/Tournaments”.