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  • Lukas Jonkus wins European Amateur Chess Championship 2015

    Lukas Jonkus (LTU 1853) became the winner of the Open section, scoring 7.5 points, the same as Paulo Fanha (POR 1890). But thanks to better tie-break, gold went to the Lithuanian.

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  • ECU Newsletter July 2015

    July 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!

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  • St. Petersburg wins European Senior Team Championship 2015

    Vienna was the Mecca of the senior chess for the past nine days, during the European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015.

    The hall of the hotel Airo hosted 42 teams from 14 European countries with total 197 chess players who competed for this prestigious title.

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  • Germany and Estonia win European Youth Team Chess Championship 2015

    Teams of Germany in Boys group and Estonia in Girls group won the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2015, which was held in Karpacz/Poland, 12-20 July, 2015.

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  • Press Conference on the occasion of the first ECU Congress in Bar

    In the beginning October, Bar will be the chess capital of Europe. 7-11 October, 2015 the First ECU Congress will be held. On this occasion, a press conference was held yesterday in Bar/Montenegro in the hotel Princess.

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  • European School Champions for 2015 announced!

    Europe got 12 School Champions in 12 different categories after 9 rounds of fighting!

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  • 1st ECU Congress and ECU General Assembly

    The European Chess Union announces the official invitation fot the 1st ECU Congress and the Annual ECU General Assembly.

    The host federation is Montenegro Chess Federation. The official venue will be Castle of King Nikola & Hotel Princess Bar.

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  • ECU and EU ready for joint projects

    ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and chess legend GM Judit Polgar visited Brussels on 2nd and 3rd June, 2015 for important meetings with the European Commission (Education, Culture & Sports) and the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education.

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  • European Chess Union Announcement

    The European Chess Union is obliged in order to protect its members, the entire chess family and the association itself to proceed with the present public announcement.

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  • European Team Chess Championship 2015

    The Icelandic Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Team Chess Championship which will be held from November 12th (day of arrival) until November 22nd 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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  • European Youth Chess Championship 2015

    The Croatian Chess Federation and the European Chess Union have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE and ECU to participate in the European Youth Chess Championship organized in Porec, Croatia from 20 September (arrival) to 1 October (departure) 2015.

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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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  • European Chess Club Cup Skopje 2015

    The 31st European Club Cup and the 20th European Club Cup for Women will take place in Skopje/FYR Macedonia, from 17th October (arrival and opening) to 25th October 2015 (departure).

    The official venue will be the 5* hotel Aleksandar Palace.

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Events News

EU YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – REPORT NO. 3

Already 6 rounds were played within EU Youth Chess Championship 2015! After the round 6, the leader in […]

FIRST AWARDS AT EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

EU Youth Chess Championship 2015 is underway. The level of the event is very good, competitions are balanced […]

LUKAS JONKUS WINS EUROPEAN AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 was held in Kaunas, the second city of Lithuania, from the 8th of […]

ECU News

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA

The ECU General Assembly will be held in Bar, Montenegro on Saturday 10th October 2015. On behalf of ECU […]

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Dear Chess Friends, As you have already been informed by the ECU Newsletter March/2015, European University Sports Association […]

ECU NEWSLETTER JULY 2015

July 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!   In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter […]

Federations News

AUSTRIA AND HUNGARY WIN MITROPA CUP 2015

The teams of Austria in the Open section, and Hungary in Women section are the winners of Mitropa […]

PROJECT ‘CHESS IN SCHOOLS’ IN POLAND

The project “Education through Chess in School” is organized and guided by Polish Chess Federation in cooperation with […]

METLIFE WARSAW NAJDORF CHESS FESTIVAL 2015

Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation, in co-operation with the Polish Chess Federation and under the auspices of the President […]

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