As a part of CHECKMATE COVID, AP Chess Adhoc Committee is co-ordinating AP State Open Tournaments with the help of like minded chess lovers.  As a part of social responsibility to lock chess players of Andhra Pradesh in their houses at least for a part-period during corona pandamic situation AP Chess Ad-hoc Committee designed the current CHECKMATE COVID TOURNAMENTS  for every weekend until the Corona Pandamic is under control of the government.  All players are requested to utilise the opportunity provided by the Ad-hoc Committee and the supporters of the tournament.  For the 2nd AP Open Online Tournament (Checkmate COVID Tournament series) Shri Ch. Ranvindra Raju, Convenor, sponsored the prize money to the winners. Players can download the guidelines for participating in the tournament from downloads section. Stay safe and stay home.