POLICE CONFIRMS FORGED BANK DOCUMENTS in July 2018- PRESS RELEASE

ECU Press Release 31.07.2018 A Brief history of the case:  In May 2011 a group of individuals established an offshore shadow company in Delaware, U.S.A. named “European Chess Union LLC” Delaware and the same time, through this company, they opened a bank account in Slovenia. From 2011 to 2015, forging bank documents, invoices, letters and contracts they were… Read More »

CAS AWARD – ECU VS BULGARIAN CHESS FEDERATION -PRESS RELEASE

          PRESS RELEASE: 12.06.2017 CAS DISMISSED BULGARIAN CHESS FEDERATION APPEAL On 30th September 2016, the Bulgarian Chess Federation filled an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision of the European Chess Union General Assembly on 10th of September 2016 to expel the Bulgarian Chess federation from the European Chess Union. http://www.europechess.org/ecu-general-assembly-2016-main-decisions-and-information/… Read More »

FIDE ETHICS COMMISSION FINAL DECISION ON EYCC BUDVA 2013 CASE

Final decision of FIDE Ethics Commission about the European Chess Union and Montenegro Chess Federation complaint regarding the organisation of the 2013 European Youth Chess Championship in Budva, Montenegro is as follows: – Mr. Danailov is suspended for a period of eighteen (18) months from holding any office or position within FIDE, as well as from participating in any… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 5/2015

Dear Chess Friends, The 1st ECU Congress took place from 7th to 11th of October. The Congress was attended by a large number of participants, delegates, representatives of National federations and members of the ECU Commissions. We would like to thank the Montenegro Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meetings. Main information and decisions… Read More »

1ST ECU CONGRESS CONCLUDED

The 1st ECU Congress concluded on 10th October with the official opening ceremony  in St. Nikola Castle and General Assembly in Bar/Montenegro. The opening ceremony was held with the presence of the ECU and FIDE officials, representatives of Montenegro Chess Federation, Montenegro Government institutions, European Chess Federations as well as the representatives of the media. After the presentation… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 4/2015

Dear Chess Friends, The ECU Board meeting took place on 12th & 13th June in Bucharest, Romania. We would like to thank the Romanian Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meeting. Main information and decisions of the meeting are as follows: According to the ECU Statutes, the unanimous ECU General Assembly 2014 decision in… Read More »

ZURAB AZMAIPARASHVILI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN CHESS UNION

At the elections of the European Chess Union, held in Tromso (Norway), Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili of Georgia was elected the ECU President. 33 delegates voted for him, while the confidence in his rival, former President Mr.  Silvio Danailov (Bulgaria) was placed by 18 delegates. In addition, apart from Mr. Azmaiparashvili, the members of his “ticket” were elected to… Read More »