Category Archives: ECU

ECU NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2019

The first 2019 edition of the ECU Newsletter is out! In January 2019 ECU Newsletter you may read about: Final report of Tata Steel Chess 2019 Final report of Gibraltar Chess Festival 2019 Official regulations of European Individual Chess Championship 2019 Official regulations of European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2019 Invitation for 1st Schengen Youth Championship Chess for Piece,… Read More »

ECU signs Memorandum with the ASEAN Chess Confederation

European Chess Union signed a Memorandum of co-operation with the ASEAN Chess Confederation representing 10 federations members in the south- east Asia.                      The scope of the cooperation between the Parties includes: Sharing of knowledge and experience in developing chess academies and chess in education Technical cooperation including best… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2018

ECU Newsletter December 2018 is out!   In this edition of the ECU Newsletter you may read about: Final report of European Individual Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2018 Final report of London Chess Conference 2018 Main information and decisions of the ECU Board Meeting held in Skopje Final report of London Chess Classic 2018 Fun Zone ECU Newsletter December… Read More »

ECU COMMISSIONS 2019-2022 AND NOMINATIONS TO FIDE COMMISSIONS

The ΕCU Board welcomed the expression of interest by a large number of applicants and appointed the members for the ECU Commissions and the European representatives for the FIDE Commissions. The criteria that were used for the selections were: (a) The applications received through the open call of interest and the qualifications of the applicants (b) The proposals… Read More »

CIRCULAR LETTER No4- 12.12.2018.- COMMUNIQUE OF THE ECU BOARD

Circular Letter No. 4/12.12.2018 Communique of the ECU Board The European Chess Union Board meeting took place on 7th of December in Skopje, FYR of Macedonia. The meeting was held under excellent conditions in the hotel Aleksandar Palace during the European Individual Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2018. The President of the National Chess Federation, Mr. Blagoja Bogoevski,… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2018

ECU Newsletter November 2018 is out! In this edition of the ECU Newsletter you may read about: Final report of FIDE World Chess Championship match 2018 Final report of FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2018 Final report of 2nd ECU School Team Internet Chess Championship 2018 Report of Opening Ceremony of World Youth Chess Olympiad 2018 attended by… Read More »

OPEN CALL OF INTEREST FOR FIDE AND ECU COMMISSIONS

To:  National Chess Federations ECU members According the latest FIDE Presidential Board decisions, 21 FIDE Commissions have been announced (instead of 25, due to merges), including the 3 elected Commissions (Constitutional, Ethics and Verification). The 18 non-elected FIDE Commissions will have a maximum of 10 members as FIDE announced including one representative from each Continent as per regulations.… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2018

ECU NEWSLETTER October 2018 is out! In this edition of the ECU Newsletter you may read about: Final report of European Chess Club Cup 2018 Final report of 1st European School Individual Chess Cup Brief preview of 2nd European School Team Chess Open Internet Championship Final report of Arbiters’ refreshing course held in Porto Carras Final report of… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2018

ECU Newsletter September 2018 is out!   In this edition of the ECU Newsletter you may read about: Final report of the 43rd Chess Olympiad Results of European Chess Union elections Results of FIDE elections Brief preview and Official regulations of European Internet School Team Chess Championship 2018 Brief preview and Official regulations of European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHESS UNION ELECTION RESULTS

European Chess Union elections took place during the 89th FIDE Congress, on 3rd October 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. Out of 50 delegates who had voted, the ticket of Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili was elected with 44 votes in favour, with 4 blanked ballots and 2 invalid ballots: President- Zurab Azmaiparashvili (GEO) Deputy President- Gunnar Bjornsson (ISL) Vice President- Dana… Read More »

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