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.


The IBCA require an up to date email address for all affiliated countries Please send the name and contact address of your secretary/organiser to the IBCA Secretary at secretary@ibca-info.org