BCA – Bringing Chess To Visually Impaired People

Category: General

  • 2023 Remote Summer Cup

    2023 Remote Summer Cup

    The aim of the Summer Cup is to help BCA members keep their chess skills sharp from the comfort of their own homes over the summer months.  It’s an ideal event for people who cannot attend our OTB tournaments for one reason or another!  In this five round Swiss tournament, two weeks are allowed for…

  • Chairman’s Cup 2023

    Chairman’s Cup 2023

    Braille Chess Association – Chairman’s Cup The BCA held a tournament in the Marsham Court Hotel from Saturday 15th July to Friday 22nd July.  23 players took part, most of them visually impaired.  During the week, 7 rounds of chess were played and in the evenings the group enjoyed entertainment such as a quiz, some…

  • AGM Weekend and Chess Congress 2023

    AGM Weekend and Chess Congress 2023

    Members gathered at the Old Swan Hotel in Harrogate for our AGM Weekend Congress from the 14th to the 16th of April, 2023.  We held our AGM on the Saturday evening.  It was our first hybrid meeting, with members attending online as well as in person.  The Annual Best Game Trophy for 2022 was presented…

  • 29th Chess Theme Break

    29th Chess Theme Break

    Nearly thirty players, guides, family members and friends gathered in Weston-super-Mare from 28th January to 4th February 2023 for a chess themed holiday!  The week started with a few days of coaching, during which six of our more experienced players trained ten other members in small groups.  There were also some “How Good is Your…