Category Archives: ECU

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 »

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 »

ECU HONORS KURT JUNGWIRTH IN GRAZ

On the 9th of September, ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili visited Graz, the city the ECU was founded in 1985, to  congratulate Professor Kurt Jungwirth for his 90th birthday anniversary on 3rd of September. ECU President accompanied by the President of Austrian Chess Federation, Mr. Christian Hursky and Mr. Boris Kutin, President of European Chess Union from 1998… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT FA SEMINAR IN TRIESTE CONCLUDED

The European FIDE Arbiters Seminar and the International Arbiters Workshop concluded on the 4th of September in Trieste, Italy. FA Seminar was attended by 17 female participants from 8 different federations and was concluded with the exams to acquire the FIDE Arbiter norm. The Lecturers of the FA Seminar were Franca Dapiran (ITA) and Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), and… Read More »

EUROPEAN OPEN & YOUTH RAPID AND BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 30th November-4th December, and European Rapid&Blitz Open Chess Championship 2019  starts immediately after, from 4th-8th December. Both events will take place in 4 stars Hotel Sokos Viru, in city of Tallinn. The European Individual Rapid Chess Championship will be played in the Swiss system, 13 rounds, with the… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE AUGUST 2019

ECU E-Magazine August 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine August 2019 may be read online together with interactive links and videos, or can be downloaded in PDF format. ECU E-Magazine August 2019- PDF Download ECU E-Magazine August 2019- Online reading   Educational – Training lesson by Adrian Mikhalchishin Analized game: Korchnoi Viktor- Tukmakov Vladimir

90th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. KURT JUNGWIRTH

European Chess Union congratulates the 90th birthday anniversary to Professor Kurt Jungwirth, one of the initiators and co-founders of the European Chess Union in 1985. Prof. Kurt Jungwirth served as President of European Chess Union for 12 years, from 1986 to 1998. He has retired in 2017 after his 46-years presidency of the Austrian Chess Federation. Two years ago,… Read More »

FIDE ONLINE TRAINER SEMINAR

FIDE’s Trainers Commission invites, with the cooperation with the European Chess Union (ECU), to participate in a 24-hour FIDE Online Trainer Seminar with some of the most experienced chess coaches available. This course is aimed at trainers seeking the license for the FIDE Instructor title and the FIDE Trainer title and thus aimed at a rating over 1900,… Read More »

#Development FA and IO Seminars in Trieste

Development FA and IO Seminars, especially dedicated to female participants, will take place from 1st-7th September, in Trieste, Italy. 31 female participants, coming from 14 European federations. To all female participants, full board accommodation and FIDE exam fee is fully covered through the funding program. The main aim of the Seminars is to develop women’s activity in Chess as… Read More »

3rd ECU Congress – Program

As have been already announced the 3rd ECU Congress will be held in Batumi Georgia from 24th to 26th of October 2019. The full working schedule is as follows: 24th October           10.00-  19.00            ECU Board Meeting 25th October            09.30 –  13.00    … Read More »

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