The third edition of the World Chess Championship for the Disabled is scheduled to begin in German city Dresden tomorrow.
The eight-day event will be held at the Wyndham Garden Dresden hotel, the venue for the previous two editions in 2013 and 2015.
It will be held as an individual open tournament with a separate team ranking.
The competition will be made up of seven rounds.
There will be a free day on October 11 with action due to conclude on October 13.
Organisers have invited players from the International Chess Committee of the Deaf, the International Physically Disabled Chess Association and the International Braille Chess Association.
Titles will be awarded in each of the three categories.
In the team competition, gold, silver and bronze medals will be presented.
The overall winner of the 2013 event was Russia’s Stanislav Babarykin.
In 2015, compatriot Alexey Smirnov came out on top.