REGD. Under Society West Bengal Act : XXVI Dated 1961 - S/1L/78897 of 2010 - 2011
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*** Independence Day Chess Fest on 15th August 2014 at Gariahat. ***Warmest Felicitations to SAYANTAN DAS on the happy occasion of achieving his maiden Grandmaster norm during an international tournament in Barcelona, Spainl . *** Hartiest Congratulation to TEAM INDIA U-16 for becoming champion in U-16 World Chess Championshipin in Chaina *** Warmest Felicitations to DIPTAYAN GHOSH on the happy occasion of becoming the youngest International Master in Chess from West Bengal & also receiving his 1st GM Norm in Dubai Open 2013. *** Warmest Felicitations to SAPTARSHI ROY on the happy occasion of becoming Grand Master in Chess from West Bengal.***

Welcome to our web site

Welcome to the website of Gariahat Chess Club. GCC is one of the new and unique chess clubs in Kolkata. We take the pleasure to state that we are the first Open Air Street Chess Club in Kolkata catering to the needs of young and old chess lovers. We are unique and we invite all chess lovers to join us irrespective of age, sex, religion, color or caste.

GCC Photo Gallery

Players Database

West Bengal GM's & IM's
West Bengal W-GM's & W-IM's
West Bengal Champions

Chess Academies in and around Kolkata


As the crowd of chess lovers grew, so did the number of chess players who frequent the local chess tournaments and also spur at the state levels.


The objectives of Gariahat Chess Club or GCC is very simple. WE PROMOTE CHESS among chess enthusiast. We are keen to bring this simple game which needs very little money to the grass root level specially to school going children.


Our Mission is to hold tournament once every month at Gariahat Boulevard. Only by holding regular tournaments can we GCC become one of the most prestigious organisations in whole of chess fraternity

Hour of Operations

We meet 360 days every evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at venue. Feel free to drop in and enjoy a game of chess at  No Cost.


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