Formed in February 2006 under the patronships of M/s P.V.N Namboothiripad ,Prof.P.M.Sebastian , Prasad Clemence and V.Valsaraju . The first meeting of Chess players and Chess Clubs in the District convened on 4th February 2006 at School of Management Studies CUSAT elected the following personnel as its Office bearers.
Vide sanction No.CAK/AF/2006 dated 19.02.2006.
Chess Association Ernakulam is proud of the fact that the only Grand Master in Kerala belongs to Our District. Since the formation Chess Association Ernakulam it has been popularizing and promoting Chess in the District. The number of FIDE Rated Players has become more than 300 now. The Association has 40 Organizations /Clubs as its affiliating units . It is one among the District Chess Associations that conduct all the State Chess Championships under all the categories.