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Chess

Chess is not a boring game!  When you play chess, you exercise your brain and hone your honing strategic thinking abilities.  Players will defy their physical disabilities, hearing and, visual impairments to outwit their competitors in this game of minds.

Athletes may also get an opportunity to participate in the Chess Olympiad, a tournament organised by FIDE( Fédération Internationale des Échecs)where they compete with athletes from three other organisations such as IPCA (International Physically Disabled Chess Association), ICSC (International Committee of Silent Chess) and IBCA (International Braille Chess Association).

What’s in it for you?

Chess is a sport that extracts the best in strategic thinking and tactics. Frequent chess practice will not only build expertise in the game of chess, it will inculcate cognitive thinking and decision making skills which empower one both in sports and in life.

 

Eligibility

Amputees   Cerebral Palsy    Muscular Dystrophy    Spinal Cord Injury    Visually Impaired