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Welcome to Ernakulam Chess Association

ERNAKULAM CHESS ASSOCIATION is affiliated to CHESS ASSOCIATION KERALA (CAK) which is affiliated to ALL INDIA CHESS FEDERATION(AICF). ECA as the parent body for conducting Chess tournaments in the district of Ernakulam,is responsible for conducting Selection Championships for State and National level in all age groups and senior categories.
CHESS , the King of Board games, is known to enhance the development of valuable critical thinking and creative problem solving skills in kids. This will help in their studies too. Chess is a universal learning tool which offers a rare combination of learning with playing.
Our vision is to enhance the growth of chess in a structured way by providing coaching , organizing more tournaments and coordinating related communities of players, coaches , arbiters and academies.
Our mission is to identify the upcoming talents in all age categories and mould them into class performers.To achieve this we are organizing tournaments for all categories, supporting and motivating organisers to come up with tournaments. To support and join in our efforts many organizers came forward and our district had been the venue for many Fide Rated tournaments, State Level Selection Championships and a National Under 17 Championship in 2019 .
Our objective is to spot and bring up National and International Champions which will ultimately helps in bringing more laurels to our district and state. As a part of this, we have initiated organizing more coaching and tournaments which will give tremendous opportunities for all players to make a mark in this enthralling game.Continous exposure to various tournaments is the right path for the development of a players' skill and enhancement of his abilities to highest level .