Category Archives: ECU

INVITATION FOR BIDS

The European Chess Union is inviting federations to submit bids for the organization of the official European Championships in 2017. The bids must be submitted exclusively in the Bid form regulated by the ECU (sent in the attachment). For any additional documents delivered separately from the bid form, it must be stated in the bid form what they relate to. The… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM NUSRET CAUSEVIC

Nusret Causevic, a chess official and businessman tragically died on 19th May, 2015 at the age of 60. He was born on 26th June, 1955. He donated more than 4 decades of fruitful work to Bosnian chess and the chess club “Bosna”. During that time he was the Secretary General of Chess Club “Bosnia”, the Secretary General of… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM JOAQUIM DURÃO

We have been sadly informed that Portuguese International Master Joaquim Durão passed away today, at the age of 84. Mr. Durão was the first Portuguese player to win the title of International Master in 1975 and represented the country in 10 Chess Olympiads. He was 13 times Portuguese Chess Champion and President of the Portuguese Federation of Chess… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHESS UNION ANNOUNCEMENT

The European Chess Union is obliged in order to protect its members, the entire chess family and the association itself to proceed with the present public announcement. By the decisions of the ECU General Assembly in Tromso (August 2014) and Batumi (October 2014), the ECU Board was asked to investigate a number of issues concerning the organization of… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 3/2015

Dear Chess Friends, Please find attached the regulations for the following European Chess Championships. The European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania from 8th to 17th of August 2015. (Annex 1) The European Youth Chess Championship 2015 will take place in Porec, Croatia from 20h September to 1st October 2015. (Annex 2) The European Club Cup… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER APRIL 2015

April 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!   In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about Women World Championship and World Team Chess Championships 2015; FIDE Presidential Board in China – Contracts for the World Cup 2017 and 2018 World ‪Chess Olympiad in Batumi signed; European Small Nations Team Chess Championship 2015; Regulations for… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER MARCH 2015

March 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about European Individual Chess Championship 2015 in Jerusalem; Chess an Official Sport at European Universities – Memorandum between ECU and EUSA; ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili in Reykjavik; ECU Sponsors and Partners – Bank of Georgia, ChessBase and Chess Informant; Meeting… Read More »

CHESS AN OFFICIAL SPORT AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES

On Saturday 28th March, in Zagreb, Croatia a memorandum between the European Universities Sports Association (EUSA) and the European Chess Union (ECU) was signed. The memorandum represents the inclusion of chess in the official sports program of the EUSA annual events.  Chess is the 19th sport included in EUSA competitions. The agreement was signed during the EUSA annual… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO.2/2015

Dear Chess Friends, ECU Board meeting took place from 6th to 8th March in Jerusalem/Israel, with a full agenda. Many important decisions were made. We would like to thank the Israel Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meeting. Main information and decisions of the meeting: ECU Board was informed by the ECU bookkeeper Kurt… Read More »

CHESS INFORMANT PARTNER OF ECU

The new policy of the European Chess Union is to support European chess values and traditions through key partnerships. Partnerships with the aim to succeed more benefits for the European National federations and the European competitions. European Chess Union announces Chess Informant as an official ECU Partner and Sponsor of the European Chess Championships. Main points of the… Read More »

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