International Braille Chess Association
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Title Country Captain Rating
IO International Braille Chess Association Kalesis Nikolaos 2449
Title Country Player Rating
International Braille Chess Association Babarykin Stanislav 2379
International Braille Chess Association Meshkov Yuri A. 2322
International Braille Chess Association Grigorchuk Sergey 2292
International Braille Chess Association Dukaczewski Piotr 2254
International Braille Chess Association Palacios Perez Manuel 2196

The International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) is organization for blind and visually impaired chess players. The IBCA is a FIDE-affiliated chess organization as well as a part of the International Blind Sports Federation. The International Braille Chess Association originated informally in 1951 with the organization of the first international correspondence chess tournament for blind players, by Reginald Walter Bonham; the tournament included 20 players representing 10 countries. Today, it has grown to encompass over 50 member nations around the world. The IBCA hosts two major competitions: the Blind Chess Olympiad and the Blind World Chess Championship.