Since assuming charge as the new secretary of All India Chess Federation (AICF), Bharat Singh Chauhan has pressed all the right buttons of diplomacy. Recently, he had personally met in Chennai the key people – those whom he defeated in the AICF elections last month.
On Wednesday, Bharat felicitated quite a few Grandmasters and International Masters and coaches from the city at a function, organised by Rotary Club of Velachery, to felicitate the 61-year-old administrator from Delhi. Actually, it was the initiative of Grassroots Chess Promotion to honour all the chess players and coaches.
While AICF announced its plans of starting a Chess League and hosting an Olympiad among others, Bharat said AICF is looking at Kerala, Goa and Delhi as possible destinations for the biennial event.
On the details of the proposed Chess League, Bharat said an announcement on the League will be made in six…