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ICCF Platinum Jubilee Events

The International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) is the worldwide organisation for correspondence chess. It was founded in 1951 as a new appearance of the ICCA (International Correspondence Chess Association), which was founded in 1945, as successor of the IFSB (Internationaler Fernschachbund), founded in 1928.

In 2021, the ICCF celebrates its 70th anniversary.

The ICCF Executive Board (EB) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ICCF, according to its tradition (from the 50th and 60th anniversary), conducts several activities such as:

  1. Special Jubilee tournaments (world champions, elite players, ICCF officials, including events for postal players, elite 960 players) – start date 2021-03-15, duration about 2-4 years.
  2. Jubilee World Cups (regular and chess 960), separate events from the regular ICCF activities, carried out with the Silli system in 2 stages (preliminaries and final) over a 4-year period with special provisions for promotions – start date 2021-02-15.

More details are available on the pages:

  1. Rules and reminders
  2. 70th ICCF Jubilee World Champions, Elite A&B


News and reports

2022-10-29: 70th ICCF Jubilee World Cups final launched – some statistics (ICCF web)

2022-09-26: ICCF Platinum Jubilee World Cup preliminaries finished – final starts on 15.11.2022, registration until 15.10.2022 (ICCF web)

2022-07-29: Finished ICCF event: 70th ICCF Jubilee World Elite section C

2022-07-19: 70th ICCF Jubilee Chess 960 World Cup (server) final participants (ICCF website)

2022-06-29: ICCF Platinum Jubilee World Cup final – start expected on 15.11.2022, registration until 15.10.2022 (ICCF website)

2022-06-25: 70th ICCF Jubilee Chess 960 World Cup (server) final – qualifiers and start date (ICCF website)

2021-06-15: ICCF Platinum Jubilee – you can already follow the struggles of the world’s top chess players live (Polish cc website) (ICCF website)

2021-03-22: ICCF Platinum Jubilee events – special jubilee tournaments started on 2021-03-15 (post on Polish cc website)

2021-02-10: 70th ICCF Jubilee event for postal players (A, B, C, D) launched

2021-02-06: 70th ICCF Jubilee event for officials (A1, A2, B, C, D, E) launched

2021-02-02: The first game in the jubilee events finished on 2021-02-02 21:10 [white resigned, 70th ICCF Jubilee Chess 960 World Cup (server) pr section 2]

2021-02-02: 70th ICCF Jubilee top tournaments launched [World Champions, Elite A&B (combined); Elite C; Chess 960 Elite]

2021-02-02: 70th ICCF Jubilee World Cups (standard & chess 960) launched – some statistics

2021-01-30: 70th ICCF Jubilee World Cup (standard) launched

2021-01-29: 70th ICCF Jubilee World Cup (chess 960) launched

2021-01-15: registration closed

2021-01-04: The ICCF 70th Jubilee events – registrations until 2021-01-15! Don’t wait until the last day!

2020-11-17: Join the ICCF 70th Jubilee events and use very unique conditions for promotion! The announcement updated.

2020-08-09: 70th ICCF Jubilee Introduction – top players match

2020-05-05: The 70th ICCF Jubilee events – Announcement; registration will begin in July/August 2020