STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Atul Kumar Gupta of J&K got elected as joint secretary of All India Chess Federation (AICF) in elections of All India Chess Federation which were conducted today by Madras High Court under the supervision of Govt of India observer.
Atul got 35 votes out of 62. It was the first time that elections were not unanimous but fought between two groups. Dr. Sanjay Kapoor got elected as President, Barat Singh Chauhan as Secretary and Naresh Sharma as Treasurer.
Many Grand Masters from all over India and office bearers of All J and K Chess Association congratulated Atul for this historic win and hoped that J&K will flourish more in the field of chess.
Atul Kumar Gupta is President of All J and K Chess Association and was previously state champion many times and thrice coach of Indian Team.