In a successful meeting by the AICF President Dr Sanjay Kapoor, Secretary Shri Bharat Singh, Vice President Shri Bhavesh Patel and Treasurer Shri Naresh Sharma, the administrators of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences Bhubaneswar, made a historic decision to implement Chess as part of curriculam for more than 60000 students under their educational institutions.
In his statement, Dr Achuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS emphasized that the game of chess will boost better brain function, improved memory and cognitive abilities, strategic thinking and attention improvement of our students. It is in addition to all our contribution in promoting Chess and Chess Wizards globally. Hoping this integration will become an example for other schools to emulate.
All India Chess Federation extends it’s heartfelt gratitude to great visionary, philanthropist and parliamentarian Dr Samanta for the great gesture for promotion of game in India and Odisha in particular.
We also extends our thanks to the officials and members of All Odisha Chess Association for their relentless efforts for development of the game at grass root level in the state of Odisha.