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FUTURE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE CONCLUDED IN BUDAPEST

“Future Champions of Europe”, organized by European Chess Union and Judit Polgar Chess Foundation as a part of the annual Global Chess Festival, took place on 12th October in Hungarian National Gallery, in Budapest, Hungary. 26 young chess talents coming from 11 European federations participated the event, which was organized for players born on 1st of January 2007… Read More »

ECU BRAND BOOK

European Chess Union published in June 2019 the ECU Brand Book with aim of standardization of ECU logos, banners, medals and certificates, which shall be used at all European Chess Union official events. The ECU Brand Book contains: 1. “Certificate” – editable two templates of Certificates, which are placed on the ECU website, and are available for downloading by… Read More »

EUROPEAN WOMEN RAPID&BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

European Women Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2019 takes place from 28th November -2nd December 2019 in Monte Carlo. The first on the schedule is European Women Blitz Chess Championship 2019 which will be played on 29th of November in Hotel Novotel, while European Women Rapid Chess Championship 2019 will be played on 30th November and 1st December. Registration deadline… Read More »

FIDE CHESS.COM GRAND SWISS TOURNAMENT 2019 STARTS IN TWO DAYS

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament 2019 starts in two days, and takes place from 10th-21st October at the Comis Hotel and Golf Resort, in Isle of Man. The Winner of the FIDE Grand Swiss event qualifies for the next 2020 Candidates Tournament. Top seeds are: World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen (NOR, 2876), Caruana Fabiano (USA, 2812), So Wesley… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- Invitation

The European Chess Union (ECU) invites all National Chess Federations of ECU and eligible players to participate in the European School Championships 2020 organised in Hersonissos Crete, Greece from 2 April (arrivals) to 12 April (departures). The event will be held in the 5-star “Aldemar Knosssos Royal” conference resort on the seaside of Hersonissos, Crete. The event will… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE September 2019

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

Report – 1st WORKSHOP “EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES”

The 1st Workshop “Equal Opportunities” took place on the 20th and 21st of September in Thessaloniki, Greece. The event was organised by the FIDE DIS Commission, European Chess Union, Greek Paralympic Committee, and the Hellenic Sport Association for Persons with Disabilities. The Organisers, Trainers and Arbiters Workshops were attended by 30 participants, who had the opportunity to discuss… Read More »

RUSSIA WINS DOUBLE GOLD AT SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

After intense fights in Mali Losinj, Croatia at Senior Team Chess Championship 2019, teams of Russia took gold in both 50+ and 65+ sections! In 65+ category, Russian team convincingly took the victory, with a round to spare. They won all matches and scored perfect 18 match points to be ahead of the runner-ups for 4 match points.… Read More »

R7 REPORT: EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Only two rounds left to be played at European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 before the announcement of the Winners in Mali Losinj, Croatia. In Section 65+, team of Russia maintained a convincing leadership with perfect score of 14 match points and all 7 victories. Russia is followed by three teams tying for the second place, each with… Read More »

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