FIDE Announces the First Online Cup for Players with Disabilities


The First Online FIDE Cup for Players with Disabilities is an invitational individual tournament for chess players who belong to any of the three disability categories (visually impaired, hearing impaired and physically disabled), to be played on Thursday, May 21.

Organized by the FIDE Commission for the Disabled (DIS), thirty-two players registered with the DIS Commission will be invited to take part in this competition, to be played entirely online. The hosting internet platform for this event will be

The event will be played online, as a closed Swiss system tournament of five (5) rounds, with a time control of 10 minutes plus 5 seconds.

See Tournament regulations


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