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 June 4-14, 2020 is canceled.
Also, the Estonian Sports Union of the Deaf and the Presidium of the ICCD decided to continue consultations with the aim of postponing the 17th Chess World Championship of the Deaf to the fall of 2020.
Information on new dates for this championship will be announced later.
Best regards,
Ivan Kulakov Secretary General ICCD