Welcome to the official website of IBCA

FIDE (Federation Internationale Des Echecs) is the apex body for chess amongst the sighted. Similarly the International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) is the apex body of chess for the blind and visually impaired and is in turn affiliated to FIDE. The main purpose of IBCA is to promote chess for the blind and visually impaired across the globe. Now, it has grown to such an extent that it has about 60 member countries starting from Europe to Africa, Latin - America and Asia.

Important: "IBCA recommends to contact Sterja Dimow via SMS +389 78 291 137. Ludwig Beutelhoff, President IBCA." .
Note for the Olympiad: Team composition must include surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number and FIDE rating. All players must have FIDE ID number. Please send and Name of Captain of the Team.

Forthcoming Tournaments

15th IBCA Chess Olympiad