The Board of the Polish Deaf Sports Association that we confirm the organization of the 19th ICCD World Deaf Team Chess Championships on September (Open Team – Ladies Team – Youth Team), 6 th World Deaf Individual Blitz Chess Championships, 10 th ICCD Deaf Open Individual Chess Tournament, 36 th ICCD Congress, September 14 – […]

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Hello all, here’s a message from ICCD President Gardner: ICCD have good news for all deaf chess players:  we continue to expand healthily especially in 2021.  There are ongoing plans: World Individual Chess Championships (Online) Li Chess Championships – Bullet, Blitz and Rapid for Men’s, Womens and Juniors: European Deaf Individual Championships, Amstersdam, October 2021 […]

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As you know, the ICCD World Individual Championships scheduled for Estonia 2020 has been cancelled, the ICCD have officially decided that the Individuals should take place in 2021 via online (Li Chess). There will a knockout phrase – 32 places for Men’s, 16 places for Women’s.  As for Junior boys and girls, places are unlimited. […]

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Today we celebrate every woman on the planet. You bring so much love and beauty into our world just by being in it, and it makes everyone a little bit happier. The Sun shines brighter when you smile, ladies, so keep smiling! Happy Woman’s Day!

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Dear ICCD member countries, if you have candidates for scholarships, please send the names of these candidates by February 25th and attach a photo and resume of the nominee so that ICCD can submit documents by March 1st. 2021/2/10 Call for submissions: FIDE Veterans Support Program 2021Dear Member Federations:The International Chess Federation is pleased to […]

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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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