Memorandum of Understanding between USIC and UIC
USIC President, Mr. Dominique Paget, signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the International Railway Sports Association (USIC) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) represented by Mr Loubinoux, General Director of UIC on 6th of July 2016 in Rome in Italy.
Chess 2016 championship St. Peterburg (RUS)
The 19th chess championship of the International Railway Sports Association was held from 4th to 9th July 2016 in St. Petersburg in the New Peterhof hotel. For the first time in history it was held under the auspices of FIDE. It was attended by 14 teams: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, India, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia and Switzerland.
The 52nd General Meeting of USIC took a place between 23rd and 27th of May 2016 in Albena (Bulgaria).
Opening of the 52nd General Meeting of USIC was dedicated to the memory of the deceased General Secretary of USIC, Martin Westerbeek. President of USIC, David Franks, in the presence of Martin´s partner and sister introduced his life and work for the USIC.