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  • European Team Chess Championship 2019- Official invitation

    European Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 23rd October – 3rd November in the 5 stars Hotel Sheraton, in Batumi, Georgia. Registration deadline is 21st of August.

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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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Events News

GORYACHKINA ALEXANDRA WINS FIDE WOMEN’S CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT

Twenty years old Russian Grandmaster, Goryachkina Alexandra (RUS, 2522), convincingly won the FIDE Women’s Candidates tournament 2019 and […]

#DEVELOPMENT CIS SEMINARS

European Chess Union organizes two Development School Chess Teacher Seminars in June and August, which are providing a certificate […]

FUTURE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE – GLOBAL CHESS FESTIVAL 2019

European Chess Union and Judit Polgar Chess Foundation partner to organise the tournament “Future Champions of Europe” as […]

Federations News

ANDORRA CHESS GRAND PRIX 2019

Andorra Chess Grand Prix 2019 will take place on 28th July 2019, in Antiga Casa Pairal d’Andorra la Vella, […]

NAJDORF MEMORIAL WARSAW 2019

The 19th edition of International Najdorf Chess Festival will take place from 6th-14th July 2019, in Warsaw, Poland. […]

CONFERENCE “EDUCATION THROUGH CHESS”

The conference “Education through chess” will take place on the 2nd of June, in Mamaia, Romania, under the […]

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ECU News

ECU E-MAGAZINE MAY 2019

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

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2nd ECU BOARD MEETING 2019

The European Chess Union 2nd Board meeting for 2019, took place on the 1st of June in Mamaia, […]

ECU BOOSTS CHESS IN SCHOOLS

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

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