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  • Portugal Open 2017

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

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  • Tata Steel Chess 2017 roud 4 report

    One of the most prestigious events Tata Steel Chess is underway in Wijk aan Zee/Holland.

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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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  • ECU Newsletter December 2016

    December 2016 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!

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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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  • Wesley So wins London Chess Classic 2016

    The 2016 edition of the London Chess Classic ended with both a bang and a whimper as Veselin Topalov scored his first win of the tournament in the 6th hour of play and Wesley So effortlessly steered his final game towards a draw.

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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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  • European Fair Play Movement Conference in Vienna

    During the last weekend, 7-8 October 2016, the Conference and the General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement was held in Vienna, Austria.

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  • USA and Russia winners of 42nd Chess Olympiad

    Teams of United States of America in Open section and China in Women section are the winners of 42nd Chess Olympiad, which was concluded yesterday in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

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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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  • 12 new European Youth Champions crowned in Prague

    The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 ended in Prague after ten days of exciting battles, 5843 chess games played, and participation of the record number of 1309 chess players.

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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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  • Israel and Ukraine winners of EYTCC 2016

    Teams of Israel in Open section and Ukraine in Girl’s section are the winners of the European Youth Team U18 Chess Championship 2016, which was held in Celje, Slovenia.

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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

R4 REPORT: ELJANOV AND RAGGER LEAD AT TATA STEEL CHESS 2017

One of the most prestigious events Tata Steel Chess is underway in Wijk aan Zee/Holland. So far 4 […]

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 OFFICIAL INVITATION

The European Youth Team Chess Championship 2017 will be held from 16th to 24th August in Rymanów Zdrój/Poland, at the PST […]

WINNERS OF THE EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

The 16th European Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2016 finished yesterday in Novi Sad/Serbia. On December 27th and 28th […]

ECU News

ECU NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2016

ECU Newsletter December 2016 in out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report on […]

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

Dear chess friends, the ECU President, Board and officers are wishing you a joyous Holiday season. May the […]

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO.3/2016

Dear Chess Friends, This is the latest information about the activities and Championships of the European Chess Union: […]

Federations News

PORTUGAL OPEN 2017

The Portuguese Chess Federation celebrates its 90th anniversary with an International Chess Open. The tournament will held in […]

TATA STEEL CHESS 2017 STARTS TODAY

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament, one of the most prestigious events in the international chess calendar and often referred […]

INTERNATIONAL METHODICAL CONFERENCE „CHESS IN SCHOOL”

The International Methodical Chess in School Conference will take place from 18th to 21st May 2017, in the […]

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