ICCD is continuing supporting Ukraine’s plight and have been in constant touch with the Ukrainian Deaf Sports Federation. As of 24th March 2022, the Chess Technical Director, Volodymyr Kovalenko, has given us an update of the whereabouts of some of their players: Filippskikh, Alexey – Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine; Zabolotny, Volodymyr – Oslo, Norway; Pokotaev, Vladislav […]

Read More →

Chess greetings, all deaf chess friends! ICCD has recently been besieged by requests from all over the world either through deaf chess federations or deaf chess individuals. ICCD can understand the growing frustration among certain parties, and wish to apologise for the delay in responding. This cannot be helped given the limited resources and severe […]

Read More →

Chess Friends! We have finally assembled lists of registered participants for the 1st European Chess Rapid Play / Blitz Championships to be held in Cordoba, Spain on 27th March – 2nd April 2022.  Please visit the link on chess-results.com: ps://chess-results.com/tnr617193.aspx?lan=2&art=0&turdet=YES&flag=30 ICCD wishes to thank you all for your patience with the unfortunate delay due to the war situation that has […]

Read More →

Dear Sports Friends, Dear World Community. The war in Ukraine has been going on for 10 days now. Besides Ukrainian defenders, civilians continue to die: children, women, and aged people. Fleeing from missile and bomb attacks, many deaf Ukrainian athletes, in order to save their lives and their families, have abandoned their homes and went […]

Read More →

Subject: Peter Berenyi (ICCD Vice-President, Sweden) ICCD has been getting several calls from the deaf chess world on the whereabouts of Peter Berenyi. Whilst we appreciate this, we can confirm that he not been in contact with us since 27th October 2021.   This was just after the conclusion of the ICCD European chess Championships in Amsterdam. We […]

Read More →

It has become evident that the Amsterdam 2021 chess results had not been listed on the FIDE ELO ratings since October 2021.  ICCD has been getting a few queries regarding the ratings, and we have had a difficult time resolving this matter. The chief reason for the lack of ratings was the absence of a registration […]

Read More →