We brought Online chess to the Indian sub-continent at affordable rate so all players, youngsters and enthusiasts can enjoy as well as improve their game and hone their skills.
Chess fans and professionals alike enjoyed LIVE commentary and analysis of top international events by renowned chess experts in India and abroad.
We have bandwidth to reach a large audience around the globe through Internet radio. We enabled LIVE audio commentaries and graphic analysis by reputed Indian chess journalist Arvind Aaron, commentaries by Grandmasters Ramesh, Tejas Bakre, Abhijit Kunte and International Master V Saravanan.
We followed Viswanathan Anand’s world championship triumphs, Krishnan Sasikiran’s exploits in Europe among other world class events. The weekly Saturday show had interviews and talk shows with Indian chess personalities, India this week, and upcoming events across the country.
Instrumental in organising the University of Texas, Dallas versus Chennai Hi-tech match using the CISCO “Tele-Presence” Video conferencing facility.
The play, a first of its kind online chess match using the cutting edge of technology provided the viewers on both ends with a unique experience of minimal lag and outstanding video and sound quality making the players feel just as if they were watching their rivals face to face even though they were continents apart.
GCP also organised the first ever online chess tourney in India for corporate employees called Pune Virtual Online chess tournament which had the participation of hundreds of players from IT and ITES sectors.
Grassroots Chess Promotions under the aegis of All India Chess Federation successfully organized the India Global Internet Speed Chess tournament from 20th to 28th August, 2011.