Category Archives: Events

EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Final report

European Union Youth Chess Championship 2019 concluded in Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic. The Winners of the event have been announced on 24th of August at the Closing ceremony. In category Open U8, Ochedzan Filip (POL) took the first place , the second place came to Karaszewski Gabriel (POL) and the bronze medal went to Negrean Andrei (ROU). In… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Press release

European Union Youth Chess Championship 2019 is currently ongoing in Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic. The level of the event is in good standards – in category U8 is leading Ochedzan Filip (POL, 6 points out of 6 rounds!), in U10 with  4,5 points Haasova Timea (SVK) and Grabs Peter (GER), in U12 with 5 points Finek Vaclav and… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNION CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Press release

On Friday August 16th, at the Hotel Dlouhe Strane in Kouty nad Desnou in the Czech Republic, the 17th European Union Youth Chess Championship U8, U10, U12 and U14 had started. European Union Youth Chess Championship 2019 under the patronage of the European Chess Union is organized by the Sachovy klub Svetla nad Sazavou in cooperation with the Czech… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONS 2019 ANNOUNCED

European Youth Chess Championship 2019 concluded in Bratislava, Sloakia and 12 players out of 1306 participants coming from 48 European federations awarded the title of European Youth Chess Champion. The Closing Ceremony of the event took place on Saturday evening, at 17:00, where the Winners were awarded with trophies and medals, and the event was officially declared closed.… Read More »

R6 REPORT: EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Six rounds have been played at European Youth Chess Championship 2019 and many sections got the sole leaders with only three rounds to go before the announcement of European Youth Chess Champions in Bratislava, Slovakia. IM Kaasen Tor Fredrik (NOR, 2373) is the sole leader of Open U18 section with score of 5.5 points. IM Zarubitski Viachaslau (BLR,… Read More »

R3 REPORT: EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Three rounds have been already played at European Youth Chess Championship 2019 in Bratislava, Slovakia, and only 88 players out of 1306 participants coming from 48 European federations emerged on the top of their sections with perfect score of 3 points. In Open section U18 five players tie for the top, each with maximum score: IM Kaasen Tor Fredrik… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS

European Youth Chess Championship 2019, with the participation of 1347 players coming from 47 European federations, starts in two days and will take place from 1st (arrival)  to 11th August (departure) in Bratislava, Slovakia.  The 1347 registered players, if confirmed by the 1st round, set a new record of participation since the previous highest number of participants was… Read More »

“Rencontres Internationales des Echecs Francophones” 2019

The 7th edition of the “Rencontres Internationales des Echecs Francophones” will take place from 4th-12th of August 2019 in Paris, in partnership with the “Fondation de la Maison de Tunisie”, the league “Île de France des Echecs”, the French Chess Federation and FIDE. The tournament will attribute several 2019 Champions of La Francophonie titles: female & open champions,  senior… Read More »

GLORNEY GILBERT CHESS FESTIVAL 2019 CONCLUDED

The Irish Chess Union, supported by the European Chess Union, Failte Ireland and the Glorney Bloodworth Trust, under the patronage of Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, organized the 71st edition of Glorney Gilbert Chess International event from 21st-24th July in the Carrickdale Hotel, Co Louth. The event included Norm Robin round tournament and Youth Chess Festival. Youth festival was… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

EUSA Universities Championships include, this year, 22 sports competitions hosted in 15 European cities from June 23rd to September 7th , among them the European Universities Chess Championship 2019, under the ECU auspices, which took place from 24th-28th July in Budapest, Hungary. 29 teams took part in the competition, 21 teams in Open section and 8 teams in Women’s… Read More »

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