The First Asian Championship was held in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) from 14 to 22 September 2017 in the 5-star Jannat Hotel. The opening ceremony was attended by the World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, who paid a special visit to these competitions. Also there were executives from the Ministry of Sports, Education, Social Protection, patrons and sponsors. […]

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  Gerrit Westerveld was born on august 6th, 1931 in Dinxperlo, a small town literally sharing the border with the German town of Süderwick. His parents ran a bakery in town for many, many years. At age 3, he survived meningitis, which cost him his hearing. He was educated at the Guyot School for the […]

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At the airport of Manchester Holger Mende, Treasurer of ICCD, was warm welcomed of Barry David, president of the English Deaf Chess Association (EDSA) and Steve Gibson, Secretary of the EDSA. In Manchester currently live approximately 530,000 inhabitants. The industrial revolution began here in 1786, and the world’s first steam-powered textile factory was built. As […]

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Monday 17th July 2017 was a day to remember – the inclusion of chess into the ICSD Winter Deaflympics 2019 as accepted at the 46th ICSD Congress, Samsun. A big step forward for ICCD!  This also means that chess is recognised by ICSD as a sport, and we got massive backing from the ICSD President, Valery Rukhledev […]

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Individual (Men) ResultsList_Men Individual (Women) ResultsList_Women Individual (Seniors) ResultsList_Seniors Individual (Juniors) ResultsList_Juniors Club 1 place –  Silent Zagreb (CRO)   2 place – GSBV HALLE/S (GER) 3 place – Almaty (KAZ) ResultsList_Club

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