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AICF Central Council  / AGM on 26.06.2016 at Chennai

AICF Central Council / AGM on 26.06.2016 at Chennai

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AICF Central Council / AGM on 26.06.2016 at Chennai
IMPORTANT DECISIONS

1. South Asian Amateur Championship 2016 to be held at Srinagar, J&K from 01st to 06th September, 2016:

As a special case players even those who have not participated in 2015 National Amateur Chess Championship are eligible to participate. However only those players who are registered with AICF are eligible.

2. Asian Nations Cup held at Abu Dhabi:

Indian men team won the title for the first time in many years, in the process defeating the reigning Olympic Champion China. Members appreciated the good work done by the players 1. GM. P.Harikrishna, 2.GM.B.Adhiban 3. GM.S.P.Sethuraman 4.GM.Vidit Santosh Gujarati 5. GM .Deepsen Gupta and coach GM R.B.Ramesh

3. GM S.P.Sethuraman won the Gold in Open and WGM Bhakti Kulkarni made India proud by winning the Women title in the Asian Continental Chess Championship held at Uzbekistan. The members congratulated both the champions. IM Vishal Sareen accompanied them as the coach.

4. Asian Senior Chess Championship and World Senior Chess Championship Eligibility of Players:

It was decided that all players registered with the All India Chess Federation and who are ELO rated, are eligible to participate subject to age regulations.

5. National Amateur Chess Championship:

FIDE organises World Amateur Chess Championships under three categories, namely below 2300, below 2000 and below 1700. Therefore to identify the ranking in our National Amateur Chess Championship which is held only under one category i.e. below 2300 ELO, it was decided separate placing will be given as per the above three categories of rating namely below 2300, 2000 and 1700. It was resolved that the players should inform in writing the category that they would like to be identified with, to the organisers before the start of the first round of the National Amateur Chess Championship and they would be permitted to participate only in that category in Asian / World Amateur Chess Championship. All other conditions for participation in any National Championship will remain.

6. All National Championships default time limit:

It was unanimously resolved to allow 15 minutes default time for players in all National Championships and it was decided that it should be strictly followed.

7.Caught for cheating using electronic gadgets during Delhi tournament – Action taken on Shrang Rajendra (FIDE ID: 45027862).

It was resolved to ban him for life from being associated with the game of chess in any manner and in any capacity.

8. To amend the existing Rule and to decide on exceptions to players regarding career rating for playing below rated events and regarding participation of players in Round Robin tournaments abroad:

A committee with the following members was formed to submit a report to the next Central Council meeting for consideration.

Sl.No. Name State Status
1. Mr.R.M.Dongre Maharashtra Chairman
2. Mr.A.K.Verma Delhi Member
3. Prof.Anantharam TN Member
4. Mr.R.Hanumantha Karnataka Member
5. Mr.K.K.Sharma Orissa Member
6. Mr.V.Hariharan Hon.Sec AICF Convenor

9. Disciplinary Action :

Universal Chess Academy-Bangalore, Mr.S.H.Bhagawati-Organiser and Mr.K.V.Sripad-Chief Arbiter, were barred from involving in all chess related activities in any manner and in any capacity till 31st December, 2016 for disobeying the orders of the United Karnataka Chess Association’s Secretary and any repetition of their actions in future will attract severe penalty. Mr.Rohan Vijay Shandilya was banned from all chess activities in any manner and in any capacity for a period of 3 years for disguising his identity.

10. Confirmation of Affiliation:

a. Affiliation to Chhattisgarh Pradesh Chess Association and
b. Telangana State Chess Association were confirmed.

11. Manipur Chess Association affairs:

The Manipur Chess Association was expelled and disaffiliated as a member of the All India Chess Federation. In its place an ad-hoc committee consisting of the following members was formed to look after the interest of players.

1. Mr.Laishram Atembi                   – Chairman
2. Mr.Hyindram Bhupendranath – Member
3. Mr.R.K.Bhogen Singh                – Member
4. Mr.H.Jogendro Meetei              – Member
5. Mr.S.Mangi Jao Singh               – Member

12. Certificate for National Championships :

It was resolved that in all the National Championships serial number should find place in all the certificates. The serial numbers should start from 001.

13. North Eastern States improvement Committee:

Mr.Pradip Kumar Choudhuri of Tripura was nominated as Chairman of the Committee. Other members of the committee are Mr.Atanu Lahiri (Bengal), Mr.Rachhuunga Ralte (Mizoram) and Mr.Hari S Sharma (Sikkim) and Charlei Bhuyan (Assam).

14. Eligibility Criteria while playing abroad :

It was decided that all GMs / IMs / WGMs / WIMs will be eligible to participate in Commonwealth open Championship even if they have not participated in the immediate previous year National Challenger / Premier Chess Championships.
It was also decided to permit GMs / IMs / WGMs / WIMs in Commonwealth / Asian / World Cadet and Youth Championships even if they have not participated in the corresponding immediate previous year National age group championships, subject to age.
All the above entries will be considered only as Donor / Special Entries and
subject to the FIDE / Asian / Commonwealth regulations.

15. Eligibility Criteria while playing in India:

All GMs / IMs / WGMs / WIMs, all medal winners in Asian / World in the immediate previous year championships, All National Champions in the immediate previous year, all those who participated in the corresponding immediate previous year National championships.
All the above entries will be considered only as Donor / Special Entries and
subject to the FIDE / Asian / Commonwealth regulations.

Note: 14 & 15) Preference will be given in the following order.
i) Seeded players as per FIDE guidelines
ii) The first three of the National Championship
iii) GM in Open and WGM in Women section,
iv) Previous year age group World champions
v) IM in Open and WIM in Women section,
vi) Previous year age group Asian / World medallists

16. World Junior Chess Championship at Bhuvaneshwar

As per FIDE Regulations the number of participation in any country cannot exceed one third of the total number of participants. Therefore for the World Junior Chess Championship to be held at Bhuvaneshwar, the following eligibility criteria will apply in the following order.
i) Seeded players as per FIDE guidelines
ii) The first three of the Under 19 National Championship 2015
iii) GM in Open and WGM in Women section,
iv) Previous year age group World champions
v) IM (Open), IM (Women), WIM, all medal winners of the immediate previous year Asian / World, All those who participated in the 2015 National Junior Chess Championship and all National Champions of 2015. Note: the above players in section (v) will be considered as per their ELO rating as on July 01, 2016.

17. Promotion of Chess tournaments:

On popular demand, it was decided that the prospectus of all the FIDE rated tournaments conducted in India should be posted on the AICF website.

18. India – China Summit:

The return match between India and China will be held at China during November 2016.