FIDE Publishes the Regulations of the 1st World Chess Paralympiad 2020.


    FIDE is happy to announce that the 1st World Chess Paralympiad 2020 will take place from July 28th till August 5th 2020 in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.

    All FIDE National Federations are requested to provide FIDE with the list of the disabled chess players of their respective federations. 

    Selection of teams for the 1st World Chess Paralympiad will be made based on the rating system (See Point 2 of the Regulations). 

    A federation with higher rated players, has more chances to participate in the Paralympiad. 

    FIDE has already received disabled players’ lists from most of the federations. Please check the lists here:

    Should you have additional players, please fill in the Disabled Players’ Form and send it to the FIDE Vice President Akaki Iashvili at

    Before sending the Form, please make sure that your disabled players have FIDE IDs.

    Please check the Regulations of the 1st World Chess Paralympiad 2020 in the FIDE Calendar 2020.

    Deadline of receipt of Disabled Player’s Form is February 10th 2020


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