AICF Action Plan

Update : 7th May 2021

Welcome to All India Chess Federation’s Checkmate Covid initiative. The purpose of this initiative is to provide Financial, Emotional, Medical and Vaccination support to our chess community.

Our hope is that by banding together as a community, we will overcome this situation.

Shri. Bharat Singh Chauhan (Hony Secretary)

1. 24 x 7 helpline

AICF staff is ready to help you 24 x 7. The contact details:

Mrityunjay Singh: 9718028329

S Balaji: 9884272638

Sudip Mukherjee: 9999414358

Email:checkmatecovid@aicf.in

2.Doctor’s Helpline

The following doctors are part of our family to extend their supporting hand to have online consultation and advices:

Doctors details :

Doctor Name Preferable Language Time Slot Mobile Number Email ID
Dr. Murulidhar R English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil & Malayalam 10 am - 11 am, 5 pm - 7 pm 9341220446 jupiterhospital@gmail.com
Dr. Suraj Murulidhar Kannada, English and Hindi 5 pm - 7 pm 9611525626 surajsatvik@gmail.com
Dr Sarin Abdul Salam English and Malayalam checkmatecovid.aicf@gmail.com
Dr. Padmakshi Lokesh 9986000166 drpadmakshi@gmail.com
Dr. Rajeev English, Malyalam, Hindi 9 pm - 10 pm 9847483159 drprrajeevan@gmail.com
Dr.Hitesh J Vasnawala English, Malyalam, Hindi 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 9824568304 Vasnawalahitesh@gmail.com
Dr. Vikas Rastogi English / Hindi 6 pm - 7 pm 7042155711 drvikasrastogi@gmail.com
Dr. Vanita Noronha (Mon-Fri) English / Hindi 5 pm - 6 pm 9004460306 vanita.noronha@gmail.com
Dr.Maladi S Sharma English, Hindi, Telegu 9848146869 drmssharma@gmail.com
Dr.Anurag Aggarwal (Tue And Thu) English / Hindi 7 pm - 8 pm 9818158870 anuragortho@gmail.com

Emotional Support will be given by following Doctors:

The following psychiatrist and psychologists are part of our family to extend their advices to overcome the psychological trauma you are facing due to COVID.

Doctor Name Preferable Language Mobile Number Email ID
Dr. Shijin English, Malayalam checkmatecovid.aicf@gmail.com
Dr.Manoj Sharma English, Hindi 9341664401 shutclinic@gmail.com
Dr. Govind Kulkarni English, Hindi, Marathi 9422040041

3.Vaccination Support

AICF will approach the Government Institutions for priority vaccination of the players who are participating in International tournaments/championships.

An amount of Rs. 500/- will be reimbursed to the needy personnel of chess community who gets paid vaccination from private hospitals.

4.Financial Support

Eligibility: –Any person in the chess community with a FIDE ID number and registered with AICF for any of these years (2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21) are eligible to receive Financial Aid.

How to apply :-The necessary application for the financial aid required to be routed through concerned Nodal Officer of the State with following details and supporting medical documents/bills. In case emergency the same can be forwarded to our dedicated email (checkmatecovid@aicf.in) with a copy to Nodal Officer.

Name, FIDE ID, AICF ID, DOB, State, Profession {Government/Private/Business/Other(specify)} and Annual Income.

Committees’ decision will be final.

5.Nodal Officers

The list of Nodal Officers of respective States are mentioned below:

Association Nodal Officer Mobile Email Id
All J & K Chess Association Mr.Atul Kumar. 9906010563 atul.26gupta@gmail.com
All Jharkhand Chess Association Mr.Basant Khandelwal 8797699951 bkhandelwal350@gmail.com
All Orissa Chess Association Mr.Debabrata Bhatta 9437093970, 7991005535 debabhatta24@gmail.com
All Tripura adhoc Mr.Dipak Saha 7005284732 sahadipak00@gmail.com
Andaman Nicobar Chess Association Mr.B Neelaiah 9434293379 bneel1980@gmail.com
Chess Association Kerala Mr. Vishwanathan  9447664546 88viswan@gmail.com
Chhattisgarh Pradesh Chess Association Mr.M Chandra Shekhar 8120364444 maruwara@yahoo.com
Goa Chess Association Mr.Kishor M Bandekar 9822104771 bandekarm@gmail.com
Madhya Pradesh Chess Association Mr.Kapil Saxena 9425016455 kapilsaxena28@yahoo.com
Pondicherry State Chess Association Mr.G. Sankar 9042000066 chess.psca@gmail.com
Punjab State Chess Association Mr.Muneesh Thapar 8146729999 muneeshthapar@gmail.com
Tamilnadu Mr.V.Dhanasekaran 9841748583 danasekar2@gmail.com
Telangana State Chess Association Mr.K S PRASAD  7337578899 President.tsca@gmail.com
UP Chess Sports Association Mr.AK Raizada 9451247160 akraizada@gmail.com
All Assam Chess Association Mr.Pranab Kumar Nath 8402020073 pranab_chess@rediffmail.com
All Arunachal Pradesh Chess Association Mr.Niapung Konia 7085693654 npkonia@yahoo.com
All Bihar Chess Association Dharmendra Kumar 9334838341 dharmendra_chess@rediffmail.com
Chandigarh Chess Association Mr.Vipnesh Bhardwaj 9814615100 vipneshb@gmail.com
Chess Association of Uttaranchal Mr.Sanjeev Chaudhary 9756825000 sanjeevchaudhary21@gmail.com
Delhi Chess Association Mr.AK Verma 9891468906 akverma101010@gmail.com
Gujarat State Chess Association Mr.Ankit Dalal 7878860008 dalalankit@gmail.com
The Haryana Chess Association Mr. Rajpal 9871071400 chauhanrp11@gmail.com
Mizoram Chess Association Mr.J.K.Lalmuanpuia 9856738137 joe22ace@gmail.com
Meghalaya Chess Association Mr.Bonney Joanes Kharbani 8258898775 boneykharbani@gmail.com
Nagaland Chess Association Mr.Khriezovolie Mere 7005373338 k.kesiyie@gmail.com
United Karnataka Chess Association Mr.Nagendra Murulidhar 8123819220 nagendra.muralidhar@gmail.com
Sikkim Chess Association Mr.Mahendra Dhakal 9475078009 mahendradhakal1977@gmail.com
Maharashtra Chess Association Mr.Siddharth Mayur 9890297575 sid@mayurs.in
Rajasthan Chess Association Mr.Vikas Sahu 9413045606 lakecitychess64@gmail.com
Manipur Chess Association (Ad-Hoc) Mr.Hemam Jogendro Meetei 9856326512 jdhemam1968@gmail.com
Himachal Pradesh State Chess Association (Ad-Hoc) Mr.Sanjeev Thakur 7018544505, 9805566800 sanjeevt40@gmail.com
The Andhra Pradesh Chess Association (Ad-Hoc) Mr.KVV Sharma 9346962633 kvvsarma@yahoo.co.in
Bengal Chess Association (Special Committee)* Mr.Asit Baran Choudhury 9433073506 asitbc06@yahoo.com

6. Donations:-

As you all are aware the initiative require huge financial obligation and we request your generous support for the initiative with your contribution. You can Donate online at our website. Click here to Donate

7. Checkmate Covid Initiative inaguration ceremony Streamed on Chessbase India

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