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  • ECU Newsletter January 2017

    January 2017 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!

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  • European Youth Grand Prix 2017-2018

    The European Youth Grand Prix is a series of three tournaments held over two calendar years 2017 and 2018.

    The event is held under the patronage of the ECU and gathers the best young and talented youth players within Europe.

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  • Official Regulations of the European Individual Chess Championship 2017

    The European Individual Chess Championship 2017 will take place in Minsk/Belarus, from 29th May to 11th June 2017, in the Sports Palace, which will be the official venue of the Championship.

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  • ECU Board meeting in Antalya main information and decisions

    The first ECU Board meeting in 2017 took place on 27th and 28th January in Antalya, Turkey.

    Turkish Chess Federation hosted the Board members under the excellent conditions at Mardan Palace, during the Turkish Youth Championship 2017.

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  • Wesley So wins Tata Steel Chess 2017

    American Grandmaster Wesley So (USA) became the winner of the 79th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament.

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  • Portugal Open 2017

    The Portuguese Chess Federation celebrates its 90th anniversary with an International Chess Open.

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  • Official Invitation for the European Youth Team Championship 2017

    The European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 16th to 24th August in Rymanów Zdrój/Poland, at the PST “Stomil” Rymanów Zdrój, which is the official venue of the tournament.

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  • Winners of the European Youth Rapid Championship 2016

    The 16th European Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2016 finished yesterday in Novi Sad/Serbia.

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  • Alexander Riazantsev and Dmitry Andreikin winners of European Rapid & Blitz Championships 2016

    Everything is set for the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2016, which start in two days in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

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  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2017

    Latvian Chess Federation, under the auspices of European Chess Union organizes the 18th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship, which will be held in Riga/Latvia, from 10th to 23rd April, 2017.

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  • World Chess Championship Match Special Edition

    The biggest chess event of the year – World Championship Match, ended couple of days ago in New York.

    For this occasion, the ECU prepared the Special World Championship Match Edition, summing the impressions about the event.

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  • European School and European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2017 in Montenegro

    Montenegro Chess Federation announced the official invitations for the European School Chess Championship and the 17th European Youth Rapid & Blitz U-8,10,12,14,16,18 Championship, both to be organized in June 2017 in Budva, Montenegro.

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  • Alkaloid Skopje and Cercle d’Echecs Monte-Carlo win European Club Cup

    The teams of Alkaloid from Skopje in the Open section and Cercle d’Echecs Monte Carlo in Women’s section are the winners of the European Club Cup 2016, which finished yesterday in Novi Sad, Serbia.

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  • 1st ECU Education Chess Conference in Batumi

    The 1st ECU Education Chess Conference took place on 25-26 October 2016 in Batumi/Georgia, during the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championship.

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  • ECU General Assembly 2016

    The ECU General Assembly was organized in Baku, Azerbaijan on 10th September 2016, during the 42nd Chess Olympiad, as part of 87th FIDE Congress.

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  • Zurab Azmaiparashvili: ECU becomes independent, strong, leads fight against corruption

    Interview with the ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili

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  • Anna Ushenina new European Champion

    Ukrainian Grandmaster and former World Champion Anna Ushenina (2450) added another important title to her collection – the title of European Champion!

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  • Ernesto Inarkiev new European Champion

    Ernesto Inarkiev (RUS 2686) won the European Individual Chess Championship which concluded yesterday in Gjakova!

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  • CIS Conference in Brussels - Chess promotion in Brussels

    The Chess in School Conference, organized as a result of the co-operation of the European Chess Union and European Parliament, was held on 24 February in Brussels/Belgium.

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  • Bank of Georgia official Sponsor of ECU

    European Chess Union announces the official launch of the sponsorship program by the Bank of Georgia, a private Bank, belonging to the UK Company Bank of Georgia Holdings plc., based in London.The Bank will financially support direct the European Chess Union in a 4 years-program.

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Events News

15th EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP U8-14

15th European Union Youth Chess Championship will be held in Kouty nad Desnou/Czech Republic, 18-27 August 2017, in […]

EUROPEAN AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Chess Federation of the City of Nis, in association with the Serbian Chess Federation and under the auspices […]

METLIFE WARSAW NAJDORF CHESS FESTIVAL 2017

The Polish Chess Federation and Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation have a great pleasure and an honor to […]

ECU News

INVITATION FOR BIDS 2019

The European Chess Union is inviting federations to submit bids for the organization of the official European Chess […]

ECU NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017

The ECU Newsletter January 2017 in out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report on […]

ECU BOARD MEETING ANTALYA 2017 INFORMATION AND DECISIONS

The first ECU Board meeting in 2017 took place on 27th and 28th January in Antalya, Turkey. The […]

Federations News

10TH KAREN ASRIAN MEMORIAL 2017

Armenian Chess Federation will hold the 10th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial from 20th until 30th June, in the […]

IGOR EFIMOV AND SVETLANA BEREZOWSKA NEW MONACO CHAMPIONS

GM Igor Efimov and WCM Svetlana Berezowska became the winners of Monaco Chess Championship 2017. The tournaments were […]

TURKISH CADET & YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS BREAKS A NEW RECORD

2017 Turkish Cadet, Youth and Senior Chess Championships simultaneously started on 22 January 2017 in Antalya. The Championships […]

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