chessThe first USIC Chess championship was held in 1952 in Lovran (former YOU).
The former Federal Republic of Germany was the first USIC champion.

 

 

The data of all championships:

      Men
Year City Country Championship Champion
1952 Lovran YOU 1 BRD
1954 St Urban am Ossiachersee AUT 2 AUT
1956 Wijk aan Zee NED 3 AUT
1959 München BRD 4 HUN
1962 Varna BUL 5 USSR
1965 Kecskemet HUN 6 USSR
1968 Riga USSR 7 USSR
1972 Varna BUL 8 BUL
1976 York GBR 9 USSR
1980 Boras SWE 10 POL
1985 Sofia BUL 11 USSR 
1988 Muszyna POL 12 USSR
1992 Le Verdon FRA 13 HUN
1996 Balatonboglar HUN 14 HUN
2000 Dresden GER 15 RUS
2004 Pieštany SVK 16 IND
2008 Ceskě Budějovice CZE 17 RUS
2012 Albena BUL 18 BUL
2016 St.Petersburg RUS 19 IND