IMPORTANT DECISIONS OF AICF CENTRAL COUNCIL MEETING

The central council meeting held on 22nd of December 2018 at Hyatt Regency, Chennai made the following important decisions.

  1. AICF will extend a grant of Rs. 50000/- each totalling Rs. 6,00,000/- to the following states Puducherry, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Andaman & Nicobar, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh to conduct FIDE Rated chess tournaments with minimum 100 players and maximum entry fee of Rs. 250/-
  2. AICF will extend a grant of Rs. 50000/- each totalling Rs. 6,00,000/- to the following states Puducherry, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Jharkhand, Assam, Sikkim, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Chhattisgarh and Telangana to conduct FIDE Rated Chess tournaments exclusively for girl players with minimum 50 players and maximum entry fee of Rs. 250/- under project ‘SMART GIRL’, the new initiative of AICF for girl players.
  3. The boarding money of official players for national championship will be increased to Rs. 1500/- from Rs. 1000.
  4. Remuneration of Chief Arbiter/Deputy Chief Arbiters/Arbiters for national championships has been increased. It is also decided to have two Deputy Chief Arbiters for National Under-7, Under-9, Rapid & Blitz.
  5. Remuneration of Coaches and Trainers has been increased.
  6. Elo 1600 and above rating restricted events only will be permitted after open events.
  7. For all national championships, the hall temperature not to exceed 30 degree Celsius.
  8. To reduce the expenditure of parents as well as organisers, the number of days for National Under-7 championships has been reduced to 6 days.
  9. For better preparation of players and organisers, the entries for national championships will be closed 15 days before the event.
  10. AICF will extend a grant of Rs. 5,00,000/- for conduct of 3 days Chess in School Seminar for Coaches/Officials.