Passion for Chess

  
National Arbiter in Chess
Qualified National Arbiter’s Examination in Chess in August 2005. The First National Arbiter in Chess from Himachal Pradesh (India).
Chief Arbiter
Acts as Chief Arbiter in all major Chess Tournaments in Himachal Pradesh.
Acted as Arbiter in the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, National Chess Championship-2011 held at Chandigarh in September 2011.
Coaching in Chess
i) Chess trainees include Mr Sanjeev Vekta-a Prize Winner at International Level Chess Championship (he bagged prize for third best unrated chess player at Parsvnath International Open Chess Championship in New Delhi in 2007). He also remained Under-25 Chess Champion of Himachal Pradesh.
ii) Acted as Coach of NVS National Chess Team that participated in 57th SGFI National School Games Chess Championship at Jabalpur (MP) in September 2011.
iii) Acted as Coach of NVS Region Chess Team that participated in NVS National Chess Championship -2010 at Delhi.
ii) Acted as Coach of Under-19 Chess team of Himachal Pradesh that participated in the 29th National Junior (U-19) Chess Championship held in Tamil Nadu in 1999. This was the first ever participation by the H.P. Junior Chess players in any FIDE Rated Chess Championship.
Chess Team Selector
Acted as Team Selector of NVS Chandigarh Region Teams of Boys U14, U17 & U19 and Girls U14, U17 & U19 for NVS National Chess Meet-2010 (Delhi) and NVS National Chess Championship-2011 (Chandigarh).
Chess Team Manager
Acted as Team Manager of Himachal Pradesh Chess Team that participated in the 29th National Junior (U-19) Chess Championship held in Tamil Nadu in 1999. This was the first ever participation by the H.P. Junior Chess players in any FIDE Rated Chess Championship.
Acted as Team Manager of NVS, Chandigarh Region Team Chess Team of Boys U-14, U-17 & U-19 and Girls U-14, U-17 & U-19 for NVS Nationals-2010 (Delhi).
Chess Publicity & Media Coordinator
Acts as Publicity & Media Coordinator for Snow City International Rating Chess Tournament (Shimla), the biggest chess tournament of Himachal Pradesh (India)
Office Bearer
Treasurer (Honorary)
Shimla District Chess Associaton (H.P.) India
(1998-2007)