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13th IBCA World Individual Chess Championship

IBCAThe 13th IBCA World Individual Chess Championship for Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Players will be held in Katerini, Olympus Riviera, Greece, from May 4th 2014 (arrivals) until May 15th 2014 (departures).

The tournament hall is the conference center of the 5-star hotel “Mediterranean Village” in Katerini.

The Championship is organized by the International Braille Chess Association I.B.C.A. and Hellenic Sport Federation for Persons with Disability.

The championship will be played in 9 rounds Swiss System in accordance with FIDE regulations.
The playing time will be 120 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 60 minutes for each player for the rest of the game, max. 6 hours.

The I.B.C.A. member countries must pay the annual fee of 150 Euros before the start of the first round to the treasurer.

The organizers are providing transportation from and to Thessaloniki Airport and an excursion on 10 May without any cost for all participants.

Information, questions, registrations to the email ibcaworld2014@gmail.com and tel. number (+30) 6938326161, Mr Nikos Kalesis.

Download full Regulations (.pdf)

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