Dear Chess Friends The International Chess Committee for the Deaf has decided to hold the 1st World Deaf Blitz Championship online. See attached files. INFORMATION [DOWNLOAD] ENTRY FORM [DOWNLOAD] Best regards Ivan Kulakov Secretary General ICCD.

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Dear Chess Friends,   It is unfortunate that the global Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic situation has hardly improved and that several countries  have yet to open their borders therefore is no guarantee that it will be possible to come to Estonia to participate in the 17th Deaf Individual World Chess Championships this November 2020.  Taking into account […]

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Hello all deaf chess friends! This is Gardner, ICCD President – hope you all are well and staying positive in this coronavirus pandemic madness. Chess is the only sport that is doing ok – we play indoors, need only a chess set and board (+ clock), have access to books, computers and online internet. Now […]

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Dear members of the chess community, As you know, the Chess Olympiad is the most popular FIDE event, attended by thousands of people, including players, coaches, officials, and spectators. The mission of Chess Olympiads is not only to determine the sportive results, but also to popularize our game and unite chess lovers around the world […]

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Dear Chess Friends. The Presidium of the ICCD provides all deaf chess players with information from the Estonian Deaf Sports Union. In connection with the global pandemic, the crown of the virus and the decision of the Estonian government to impose a state of emergency, the holding of the 17th Deaf World Chess Championship on […]

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On February 29th, the Tallinn Deaf House hosted an accelerated running tournament for the deaf, 10 men and 3 women participated. Matti Betlem won the tournament with 8 points from 8 rounds. By all accounts, the competition was successful and looked forward to the next tournament. In the attachment, photos and results:

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