Get ready for Buldana Urban Maharashtra State Under 17 Open and Girls Selection Chess Championship 2023
The Maharashtra State Under 17 Championships 2023 will be held at Buldana this year, from 14th-16th April 2023! This will be a FIDE Rated classical swiss event with 8 rounds. This is also the state selection tournament for the National Under-17 Championships to be held later this year! The tournament is sponsored by Buldana Urban Co-operative Credit Society. One of the most interesting and attractive features of this event is: The organizers are providing free accomodation for everyone! Read more about this event below.
Buldana Urban Maharashtra State Under 17 Open and Girls FIDE Rating Selection Chess Championship 2023
Buldana Zilla Chess Circle has the honour to invite all Chess Players from the State of Maharashtra to participate in the Buldana Urban Maharashtra State Under-17 Open and Girls FIDE Rating Selection Chess Championship 2023. The event will be held from 14th-16th April 2023. This will be a 8-round swiss event, with a 60+30 time control.
Eligibility and exemption
Only the players born on and after 01/01/2006 are eligible to participate in the event, and all entries should be strictly routed by the respective District Chess Associations. Apart from the selected players of each district, every District can send unlimited number of donor entries.
Participation in the state selection chess tournaments of Maharashtra is mandatory for everyone, except for certain exemptions who can directly give their entry for respective national tournament which are mentioned below:
Registration and entry fee
The entry fee for a district-selected player will be Rs. 1000, and it will be Rs. 2000 for a donor entry. You can register for the tournament here.
The total prize fund for the tournament is Rs. 18000. Here is the detailed prize structure:
Free dormitory type accommodation will be provided to all the participants. Team managers will not be provided with free accommodation. Paid accommodation is available for accompanying persons on payment Of Rs.300 per Day. All players(selected/donor) and accompanying persons have to pay Rs. 500 (refundable) as security deposit for official accommodation.
Buldana Urban Cooperative Credit society
Buldana Urban Cooperative Credit Society was formed on 15 August 1986. Chairman (Mr.) Radheshyamji Chandak started it with capital of 210 USD and 72 members. In a span of 27 years and mainly in last decade under managing director Dr Sukesh Zamwar, the Credit Society has grown to size of 1.1 billion dollar business with more than half a million (700,000) membership. The area of operation is mainly in central and western India in four states of India. Now the society has 333 branches and 5000 employee and 300 warehouses. Total built up area for Warehouse is 5,000,000 sq. feet and capacity of 435,000 metric tons. It maintains a presence in most of the metro cities of India and also in rural areas.
Buldana Urban Cooperative Credit society is the main sponsor of the Maharashtra State Under 17 Open and Girls Chess Championship! The tournament director Dr. Sukesh Zamwar is also the CEO/CMD of Buldana Urban. Dr. Sukesh Zamwar was highly inspired by the Founder – President Hon. Radheshyam Chandak whose name will be forever inscribed in golden letters in the history of Cooperatives Societies in Maharashtra for his contributions towards the development of Cooperative Culture in the state of Maharashtra. An iconic personality in the 21st-century cooperatives, helping the rural mass to be self-reliant.
Check out the complete tournament brochure here
Maharashtra Chess Association Official website
Maharashtra Chess Association Facebook page
Maharashtra Chess Association Twitter
Register for the Maharashtra State Under-17 Championships here
About the author
Ankush Raktade is the joint secretary of the Maharashtra Chess Association, and the secretary of Tournament Observer committee, Maharashtra Chess Association. He is also the secretary of Buldana Zilla Chess circle, Buldana, and the organizing secretary of the Maharashtra State Under-17 Championships 2023.
This article was edited by Himank Ghosh