India, the Philippines and Poland are in the lead at the first FIDE Chess Olympiad for people with disabilities.
By Milan Dinic (FIDE Press Officer) and Marjan Kovacevic (DIS reporter) Following two days of competition, there are now six teams with a perfect score. However, for many, the socialising aspect and the atmosphere seem to be the most significant factor The second day of the Olympiad started with the first move ceremony which […]
DIS reporter Marjan Kovacevic on Round 1 of the Olympiad.
In the historic building of the National Assembly of Serbia players from all continents, FIDE officials, members of the Serbian government, chess celebrities and guests gathered to inaugurate the first-ever Chess Olympiad for people with disabilities The Serbian National Assembly building is a majestic and breathtaking structure. It has been the epicentre of many historic […]
By Milan Dinic The first-ever Chess Olympiad for people with disabilities represents a historic event for FIDE and the chess world. Over 100 players from 33 countries will gather in Belgrade, Serbia, making a landmark moment for the chess world as the Chess Olympiad for people with disabilities becomes a part of the Chess Olympiad […]
Belgrade to host Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities Belgrade, Serbia will host the Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities, which will take place from January 29 to February 5, 2023. This is a team competition, played over four boards, and limited to a maximum of 30 participant teams: 27 teams are selected by rating, […]