1. AICF / FIDE Registration
Please send the payment proof, we will correct the mistake.
Send a request to AICF to change the flag. Necessary FIDE fee is applicable (please refer FIDE website).
By online. Many state associations expect the players to be registered with them also, while registering with AICF, kindly check with your State Associations.
Please let us know the name of the tournaments you have participated recently(if the rating has gone below 1000, the player will become unrated).
AICF will take 3 working days to create FIDE id, please send a mail to AICF with Subject: FIDE ID CREATION and we will do it asap.
Please send your transaction id and date to do the needful.
We don’t have any option to adjust the money for the next year. However, we can return the extra money paid by you. Please share your bank details to process necessary refund.
Yes, you can participate in rating tournament with your online arena FIDE Id. In case if you are a Indian citizen, AICF players registration is mandatory
Send your correct photo to [email protected] mentioning your AICF & FIDE Id for correcting the same.
2. Rating & Titles
For unrated players’ the International Rating can be obtained by playing in FIDE rated tournaments .For criteria and procedure to get a rating kindly see the link:
The fee for the Title application is subject to change based on FX rates. Please write a mail to AICF and confirm the amount to be paid. Regarding submission of norms, all the norm certificates, cross table (for GM/IM/WGM/WIM) or IT3 (for IA/FA) with duly filled title page (application) should be forwarded through your state chess association for consideration.
Till your age is below 18 and the rating is below 2300 your K factor will be For the players above 18 years of age, once the player played 30 rated games the K-factor will be automatically changed. If there is any other problem, Please let us know your FIDE id and Date of birth
Send your details with FIDE Id, the event participated and a brief report on what basis you think that the rating was wrong.
3. Tournament Related
Players who have participated in the corresponding age group National Chess Championships will be allowed to take part in the FIDE events.
It is subject to approval of the Hon. Secretary, please send a mail to AICF.
Many state associations have such a rule. To participate in Nationals, recommendation from the State is compulsory.
4. Foreign Travel
Please let us know the name of event and amount, we shall check with our records and accordingly process the necessary refund.
5. Other Questions
Please send your query by email under subject IMPORTANT QUERY. It will be answered within 2 working days.
Please forward the mail/copy of the letter by mail to do the needful on priority.
You can download AICF chronicle from our website aicf.in. No Printed chronicles are available.