In 2020, Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Algeria, Bahrain, Brazil, Zambia, Yemen, Jordan, Iran, and Palestine received Full Membership status. Due to the coronavirus, the 35th ICCD Congress was not held in 2020, so the ICCD Bureau decided to accept these countries as full members. Approval of this decision by the Bureau will be on the […]

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Dear chess friends. Please see preliminary form no. 1. Preliminary form [DOWNLOAD]. Also attached is an updated newsletter [DOWNLOAD] . Please note: the registration fee and the cost of the banquet have changed. Soon the Organizing Committee will added the hotel booking form. Best regards, Ivan Kulakov Secretary General ICCD

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“Hello all, ICCD President Gardner wishes to pass on a message to all deaf chess players: Over 2020, all deaf chess sports have either slowed down or come to a halt. But not chess – the numbers have been increasing largely thanks to online computer chess! 2021 promises to be a positive year with several […]

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Dear Chess Friends. To date, the situation with the Covid-19 coronavirus is unfortunately not improving. In this regard, the Organizing Committee of the European Deaf Chess Championship in Amsterdam 2021 decided to postpone this Championship until October 17-23, 2021, instead of the planned June 5-12, 2021. The ICCD Board supported this decision. See also newsletter. […]

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In accordance with the decision of the ICCD Presidium to reduce the number of Board members to three, we inform: Сonsidering the results of the work of all members of the ICCD Board for the period 2018-2020, elected at the 34th ICCD Congress, the ICCD Presidium decided to save Sirojiddin Zainidinov, Peter Berenyi and Dragan […]

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The first FIDE online Chess Olympiad for people with disabilities was held on the Internet from 21 to 27 November 2020. Supporting an unexpected and overwhelming challenge of the International Federation, 60 teams from different countries of the world expressed their desire to compete in the tournament. In the main composition, it was allowed to […]

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FIDE commission is very happy to see that ICCD is now actively involved in our work and we truly expect  a fruitful cooperation. In the FIDE website, you can see that Mr.Gardner as a member of comission  https://fide.com/directory/commissions

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Sergey Salov released his new publication – a chessbook for everyone who is interested in chess history: “The Soviet Chess Championships 1957-1977”, 1.Volume (November 2020); in 3 languages: English, German, Russian; 330 pages, 160 games, 40 Tables, more Photos and Caricatures; weighing 1 kg. This Book he wrote 4 years (2017-2020) and it is destined for deaf […]

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With the support of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in Kyiv from 28 to 30 October 2020 in the conference hall of the hotel “Bratislava” was held an open training seminar for the hearing impaired, which was held according to FIDE and dedicated to the development and organization of chess. This seminar was […]

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