About Us


The District Chess Sports Association, Aligarh, being a registered body since 2009 is presided by Honorable District Magistrate (Ex-Officio) Aligarh . Its General Secretary is Mr. Chandra Mohan Sadani, whose brainchild is this Association. Treasurer of the Association is Mr. Vijay Kumar Pachisia. Its office is located at Sadani Bhawan, Bagria Pech, Madar Gate, Aligarh.

DCSA Aligarh takes great pleasure in organizing the international FIDE rated championships which brings great eminence to our home town, Aligarh and we as a team will conduct several upcoming events in the future to promote and achieve global recognition of our association.

We dedicate First championship to late Shri S K Sadani who had nurtured chess throughout his life.


In a galaxy of restorative games across the world, one game that truly stands apart for its sheer potential to demand the optimum utility of mind-skills is CHESS. A game that’s incomparable, inimitable and absolutely inspiring to all.

District Chess Sports Association, aims to teach, to promote, to expand the scope of knowledge & enjoyment of playing chess to people belonging from all segments of Aligarh.

Our mission is to achieve global recognition of District Chess Sports Association, Aligarh through various tournaments and workshops attended by eminent personalities of the Indian Chess Fraternity. DCSA aims to organize district level chess tournaments along with providing best possible training facilities for uplifting the general standards of playing chess.

Educate children, parents, teachers and school administrators on the benefits of chess as a part of a school curriculum and as an extra-curricular activity. Organize chess tournaments at every level from schools up to District Level.

Improve the overall strength of District Chess Sports Association, Aligarh as an organization, including improving finances, internal systems and operations and governance.


  1. Annual District Chess Tournament since 2009
  2. Chess workshops to uplift the playing standards and provide adequate training to the players of Aligarh
  3. Our ceaseless ventures to run more workshops and tournaments in Aligarh have been instrumental in generating upcoming players.
  4. Organized “All India FIDE rated International Chess Tournament” under AICF Chennai, UPSCA Lucknow, in co-ordination with FIDE, under the leadership of District Magistrate Mr. K. Ram Mohan Rao, and ADM of the city, Shri Shelendra Singh, with immaculate support of SSP, Shri Asim Arun and other officers and industrialists like Shri Vijay Bajaj, Shri Anand Sadani, Shri Rajeev Agarwal and organizing committee members – Mr. C.P.Johry, Shri Vijay Shikarwar, Shri Ajay Agarwal, Shri Atul Sadani, Shri Anup Ji and many more. This one of a kind event was organized in Aligarh for the first time in 2009.
  5. Commendable support by Co-sponsors – Idea Group, 92.7 Big FM, Nestle & Reliance Mutual Fund along with exemplary support by Electronic Media and Print Media made the District Chess Tournament a grand success in itself.