EUROPEAN RAPID&BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONS 2019 CROWNED

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 concluded yesterday in Tallinn, Estonia and the Champions became Sargissian Gabriel (ARM, 2715) and Lysyj Igor (RUS, 2600) in Rapid and Blitz competitions, respectively. European Individual Rapid Chess Championship 2019 was played on 5th and 6th December with participation of 451 players coming from 32 European federations. After 13 played rounds,… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2019

ECU E-Magazine November 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine can be read online together with interactive video links on the following link, or can be downloaded as a PDF file down below. ECU E-Magazine November 2019

1st GOLDEN PAWN AWARD CEREMONY

European Chess Union Board has decided to establish the annual award ceremony – “European Golden Pawn” – which will be held every year on the last Saturday of November.  First year of the award ceremony was dedicated to European legends and their achievements and the inauguration event of European Golden Pawn Award Ceremony took place on 30th November… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL RAPID&BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 OPENS TOMORROW

European Individual Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2019 opens tomorrow in Tallinn, Estonia, and will be played from 5th-8th December. The event srarts with the Rapid Championship, which gathered 469 players from 33 European federations. The Opening ceremony of the event is tomorrow at 11:00 (local time), 8 rounds are scheduled for the first day, while the rest… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID&BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2019 concluded today in Tallinn, Estonia and European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Champions have been announced. The event launched with Competition in Solving problems, and the next on the schedule was European Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2019, which was played on 1st and 2nd of December. More than 650 boys… Read More »

LONDON CHESS CONFERENCE 2019 CONCLUDED

London Chess Conference 2019, with the main theme “Chess and Female Empowerment” took place on 30 November and 1st December 2019. The event is the last 4 years supported by the European Chess Union, and this year additionally through the FIDE Development Fund. The conference opened with the welcome speech of Mr. Malcolm Pein who was supporting the Conference… Read More »

VASSILY IVANCHUK WINS TOURNAMENT OF PEACE 2019

After 10 played rounds at historical Tournament of Peace, Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR, 2679) triumphed the event with score of 7 points. Scoring 7 points, Vassily Ivanchuk was the sole Winner of the event and on the live rating list, crossed 2700 line, having live rating of 2701! Second place went to Bosiocic Marin (CRO, 2598), with 6.5 points,… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP OPENS IN TALLINN

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2019 opens tomorrow in Tallinn, Estonia, and will be taking place from 30th November to 4th December. The event launches with a Competition in Solving problems, tomorrow evening. Next on the schedule is the European Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2019, which will be played on 1st and 2nd December, while Rapid… Read More »

LONDON CHESS CONFERENCE 2019

7th edition of the London Chess Conference takes place on 30th November and 1st December 2019, with the main theme Chess & Female Empowerment. The conference examines the involvement of women and girls in chess and presents insights into how to improve the gender balance. 2019 London Chess Conference will be of interest to women chess players, organisers… Read More »