10th IBCA World Individual Junior Chess Championship for Blind and Visually Impaired



Surname, Name Rating Pts
1. Czajkowski, Adam 2232 7.5
2. Soundarya Kumar Pradhan 1808 7.0
3. Eichstaedt, Mirko 2190 6.5
4. Ermakov, Maksim 1583 6.0
5. Mitrovic, Stefan 1659 5.5
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10th IBCA World Individual Junior Chess Championship for Blind and Visually Impaired


Invitation Circular

The International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) and the Association “Cross” invite all IBCA
member countries to participate in the 10th Individual IBCA World Junior Chess Championship
for the blind and visually impaird 2018 in Solec-Zdroj - Poland.
Participation: As there was no Junior Chess World Championship for the Blind and Visually
Impaired in 2017 IBCA will consider this a special case and allow players who are born on and
after Jan 1st 1997.

The competition will take place from 13th of August till 24th of August 2018.

Poland, Solec-Zdroj, Mineral Hotel**** Malinowy Raj

Mineral Hotel**** Malinowy Raj, Partyzantów 18A, 28-131 Solec Zdroj, Poland;
Website: www.malinowyraj.com, e-mail: recepcja@malinowyraj.com, phone: +48 41 378 99 00.
Situated in Solec-Zdroj (south Poland, 90 km east from Cracow), Mineral Hotel Malinowy Raj
features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. The modern and
professionally equipped facilites have 105 rooms including suites.All the rooms have a flat-screen
TV with satellite channels. The rooms include a private bathroom.
The Hotel in Solec-Zdroj is a place that retains the original idea of the SPA. Only Malinowe Hotel
can offer sulfur baths in the world’s strongest sulfurous water. The complex includes a recreational
pool, seasonal open – air pools and Poland’s first (and only) sulfur and brine pool.
The Medical Centre offers treatments in balneology, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy and various
forms of massage. Guests can also use the cardio zone, sauna and pool complex, where activities
are held daily with an instructor.
This is also an ideal place for active people and families, as the hotel offers a wide range of
attractions for children.
The restaurant servers traditional regional cooking, with elements of european cuisine.
You can find more information about the Mineral Hotel Malinowy Raj using these links:
www.tripadvisor.com or www.booking.com .
There is free Wi-Fi in every room; the hotel is located 500 meters from the city centre with
shops and facilities.
The results will be published on chess results.com. and players will be able to download the
pairings and games.

Information and registrations:
Information, questions, registrations to the email: wcc2018@cross.org.pl and telephone number:
+48 666 356 551; tournament director: Przemyslaw Warszewski. A Copy of registration should
go to the IBCA President Dr. Charudatta Jadhav email: <charudatta.jadhav@tcs.com>
First entry form should be sent to the email address until 22.12.2017
Final entry form should be sent until 31.03.2018
All delegations must deposit 100% of the total cost for hotel accommodation before 31.05.2018
If you have problems transferring money to the deadline mentioned above, please contact the
Travel details should be sent until 30.06.2018

Single room: 75 Euro per day. For 11 days with full board 825 Euro per person.
Double room: 60 Euro per day. For 11 days full board 660 Euro per person.
The price includes: accommodation and 3 meals per day (buffet menu), transport from and to the
airport or train station in Cracow, free access to the hotel swimming pools and sightseeing trip to

All delegations must deposit 100% of the total cost for the participation in the tournament before
31.05.2018 to the following bank account:
Bank Swift Code (BIC): WBKPPLPP
Account holder name: Stowarzyszenie Cross
Account number (IBAN): PL 73 1090 2590 0000 0001 3341 4035
Bank address: Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. Jana Dabrowskiego 129/1, 60-543 Poznan, Polska
The IBCA member countries must pay the annual fee of 150 Euros before the start of the first
round to IBCA.

Organizers are obliged to provide transportation from and to Krakow Airport and railway station
without any cost for all participants.
All delegations must send the flight or train details (date, time and flight or train number for
arrival/departure) to the organizing committee before 30.06.2018 .

Date of arrival: Monday August 13
th , date of departure: Friday August 24
th, 2018.
August 13th Arrivals
August 14
th at 11:00 Technical meeting
August 14th at 13:30 Opening ceremony
August 14
th at 14:00 Round 1
August 15
th at 14:00 Round 2
August 16
th at 14:00 Round 3
August 17
th at 14:00 Round 4
August 18th at 14:00 Round 5
August 19th sightseeing trip to Cracow
August 20th at 14:00 Round 6
August 21st at 14:00 Round 7
August 22nd at 14:00 Round 8
August 23rd at 09:00 Round 9
August 23rd at 15:00 Closing ceremony
August 24th Departure
Changes in schedule may be done if necessary.

Allowed to participate are blind or visually impaired players born January 1st 197 or later.
The championship will be played in 9 rounds Swiss System in accordance with FIDE regulations.
The playing time will be 90 minutes + 30 seconds for each move.
Each player should bring a Braille chess set and a Braille or digital chess clock.
The player who has the white color should bring a chess clock for the game.
Non-braille chessboards will not be allowed.
Players placed first, second and third will be awarded respectively with gold, silver and bronze
medals, cups and cash prizes.
For any other information you can contact Mr. Przemyslaw Warszewski Tournament Director
by mail: wcc2018@cross.org.pl and phone: +48 666 356 551 .

Dr. Charudatta Jadhav
IBCA President Association

Jozefa Spychala
“Cross” President