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When you become a member of UKCA, you will join a supportive community of chess players and fans of all ages and abilities. You’ll have opportunities to participate in official Karnataka State Chess Championships, rated-tournaments and other Open tournaments, there by taking your chess skills to whole new levels. You will get an opportunity to engage with other chess players who love the game.

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Shefali of Karnataka wins Under-7 National Girls Chess Championship-2016 held at Podicherry after scoring 10 points out of 11 rounds. Click here to see her performance. Team UKCA congratulates her on her victory and wishes her very good luck in her future events.

Master Pranav Anand of Bangalore has achieved World No. 1 ranking among all U-10 players as per the ratings published in September 2016. He has accomplished this after completing a successful string of chess tournaments in Czech Republic and Austria in Europe. He returned to Bangalore after amassing a whopping 330 ELO points to his earlier FIDE rating of 1897 - the measure of a chess player’s strength at a given time. Thus, his current live rating of ELO 2230 as indicated in the Sep 2016 rating list at the World Chess Federation (FIDE) website takes him to the very top in his age category of ...READ MORE >>

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