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  • Kashlinskaya Alina becomes European Women's Chess Champion 2019

    After great fights in Antalya, Turkey, Kashlinskaya Alina became the Winner of the event thanks to the best tiebreaks, since five players tied for the top, each with 8 points. Second place went to Sebag Marie and third place came to Paehtz Elisabeth. Congratulations!

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  • SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

    European Chess Union is pleased to announce Chess Evolution as a new ECU sponsor and sponsor of ECU competitions.

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  • European Amateur and Senior Chess Champions 2019 are announced

    European Amateur and Senior Chess Championships 2019 concluded in Rhodes, Greece. The events simultaneously took place from 5th-15th April in Hotel Olympic Palace, in Rhodes.

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  • Artemiev Vladislav is European Chess Champion 2019

    Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736) became the Winner of European Individual Chess Championship 2019 with a score of 8.5 points. Artemiev tied for the first place with Nils Grandelius (SWE, 2694), who had the same score, but the average rating of the opponents decided that Artemiev is the new European Individual Chess Champion.

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  • European Chess Club Cup champions crowned!

    After very intense finish of European Club Cup 2018, teams of Mednyi Vsadnik Saint Petersburg and team of Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo have become the Winners of 34th European Chess Club Cup and 23rd European Chess Club Cup, respectively.

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EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

EUSA Universities Championships include this year, 22 sports competitions taking place across 15 European cities from June 23rd to […]

EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Regulations

The Czech Chess Federation has the honor of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the European Union […]

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Official regulations

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 17th-27th September 2019 in a well-known tourist destination in […]

Federations News

NETANYA INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL 2019

Netanya International Chess Festival 2019, one of the most important chess competitions in Israel, will take place from […]

CZECH TOUR 2019/2020

19th International Chess Festivals Series of Czech Republic this year will be opened with with 30th edition of […]

ITALIAN CHESS CLUB “ACCADEMIA ROMANA” CELEBRATES 200 YEARS OF FOUNDATION

The chess club “Accademia Romana”  was officially constituted in Roma on April 19, 1819, according the first official document, […]

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ECU BOOSTS CHESS IN SCHOOLS

In the period from 5th to 12th of May, the President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, […]

ECU E-MAGAZINE APRIL 2019

New edition of ECU E-Magazine, the continuation of ECU monthly Newsletter, is out! April edition of ECU Digital Magazine […]

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

European Chess Union is delighted to announce Chess Evolution, as a new ECU sponsor and also as a […]

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