Category Archives: ECU

#Development FA and IO Seminars in Trieste

The European Chess Union, with the cooperation of the Italian Arbiters’ Commission on behalf of Italian Chess Federation and the FIDE Development Commission, organises a multiple-field training event specially dedicated to female participants, from 1st-7th September in the city of Trieste, Italy. The objective of the event is to develop women’s activity in Chess as per the priorities… Read More »

Travel Subsidy for Teams’ Captains/Trainers

By the request of the European Chess Union and approval by the FIDE Development Commission, support of 25,000 euro will be distributed to 10 European  Federations which will take part in the European Team Chess Championship 2019, in Batumi, Georgia (23rd October – 3rd November 2019). The subsidy will amount 2500 euros for each federation application approved by… Read More »

@ ChessWhere.com the Chess Global Map

ECU is pleased to announce the new web-based project Chesswhere.com.  Chesswhere.com is an online platform & Google maps application which presents the main Chess locations in Europe, and later in all world, (federations, museums, historical places, clubs, pubs & cafes). Through Chesswhere.com the user has the opportunity to find a location, use a GPS system to visit it… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2019

      To: European National Chess Federations Re: Invitation to the ECU General Assembly 2019 Dear Ladies and Sirs, I have the pleasure to invite you to the ECU General Assembly 2019 to be held in Batumi, Georgia on Saturday 26th October 2019.  The official venue of the ECU GA will be Batumi Hilton Hotel. Proposals from… Read More »

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 24 pages and includes information about ECU championships and activities, as also articles for European events. The ECU E-Magazine May 2019 can be read online together with ECU videos, or can be downloaded in pdf format below. ECU-Magazine_May-2019

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, Romania. The main areas under discussion and decisions made were the following: Funding – Sponsorship ECU Board discussed proposals for partnership in sponsorships programs. A further announcement will be made in due time. The program of the FIDE development fund… Read More »

ECU BOOSTS CHESS IN SCHOOLS

In the period from 5th to 12th of May, the President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, visited Tirana, Albania, Pristina, Kosovo* and Podgorica, Montenegro with the main agenda to support promote the chess in schools programs in the area. On 6th of May, ECU President, accompanied by the ECU Executive Director Mr. Erald Dervishi visited the… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE APRIL 2019

New edition of ECU E-Magazine, the continuation of ECU monthly Newsletter, is out! April edition of ECU Digital Magazine comprises 24 pages and includes information about ECU championships and activities, as also articles for European events. The ECU E-Magazine April 2019 can be read online together with ECU videos, or can be downloaded in pdf format below. ECU E-Magazine April-2019

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

European Chess Union is delighted to announce Chess Evolution, as a new ECU sponsor and also as a sponsor of the ECU competitions.  In 2019, Chess Evolution will offer to ECU, chess materials of a total value of 75,000 euros according to the official price list of the company. The sponsorship can be renewed under the same terms… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: “WE MAKE EUROPE SMARTER”

Press release / 10.04.2019 ECU EDU Chess Promotional Video “We Make Europe Smarter”   We are happy to present you the new Chess Promotional Video prepared and released by the ECU Educational Committee.   The video, prepared by a specialized production company, aims to promote Chess in School Programs, in the modern and dynamic world, through Internet as… Read More »

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