Dresden, Germany hosted the 1st FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2018 for the Disabled from 14 to 22 October 2018 with 9 teams participating from 4 FIDE national federations.
Russia Team became the World Team Chess Champion for the Disabled 2018, followed by the Silver Medalists Deaf Poland Team. The bronze medal went to Niedersachsen of Germany.
The best women team was awarded with a special prize as well – Russian Women Deaf. Mayor of Dresden Dr. Peter Lames awarded the women’s best team.
The Best Chess Players per board award followed the ceremony.
1 board – Marco Drewes of German Niedersachsen team
2 board – Dmitry Scerbin of IPCA Russia
3 board – Mariusz Cwiek of Deaf Poland
4 board – Ilia Lipilin of IPCA Russia
5 board – Maciej Szalko of Deaf Poland
Deutschland Jugend became the best junior team of the 1st FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2018 in Dresden.
Russian Paralympic Committee congratulates all medalists of the Championships!!