Press Meet – 1st Bangalore International GM event 2024

GM event PressMeet - Karnataka State Chess Association

Press Meet of 1st Bangalore International GM event to be held from January 18, 2024 to January 26, 2024 held at Karnataka State Chess Association, Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore. The tournament will be hosted by Bangalore Urban District Chess Association under the auspices of FIDE, AICF and KSCA.

This is the 1st ever International Grand Master chess tournament happening in Karnataka State, event will be categorized into A, B, C comprising of more than 35 grand masters and international masters across the world taking part in Category ‘A’ event, and accordingly Category ‘B’ will be having strongest Below-2000 rated players. Category ‘C’ will be of Below-1600 rated players.
In overall, Bangalore will witness around ~2500 playing across 9 days of mega event in the history of Karnataka Chess.

KSCA President Shri. Anantha D P address the media and gave details about the event, along with KSCA Hon. Secy Shri. Aravind Shastry, Sowmya M U (President – BUDCA), BUDCA Hon. Secy Mrs Shubha Hebbar, BUDCA Treasurer Mrs Vidya Gururaj were present.