Category Archives: Events

R4 REPORT: EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Four rounds have been already played at European Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 in Pardubice, Czech Republic. In open and girls categories for the age U12, two teams emerged as the sole leaders, while several teams tie for the first place in sections U18. In category Open U12, team of Hungary is on the top with 7 match… Read More »

Golden Youth Cup concluded in Ukraine

The first Golden Youth Cup took place from 3rd-7th July in Vinnitsya, Ukraine, with a total prize fund of more than 20.000$. The event was played in 5 age categories: U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14 and gathered 648 young players from Scotland, Sweden, Poland, Portugal, Moldova, Israel, Estonia, Ecuador, Belarus and Ukraine and supported by ECU and FIDE.… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 starts tomorrow and takes place from 10th-18th July in Pardubice, Czech Republic. The event will be played in 2 age categories: U12 and U18, Open and girls separately. The playing venue of the event will be “CSOB Pojistovna Arena”. The European Youth Team Championship will be held according to Swiss system in 7 rounds, with … Read More »

EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Regulations

The 2nd European Corporate Chess Championship will take place from 29th August to 1st September at Marriott Hotel, in Minsk, Belarus. Any corporate entity is allowed to register up to two teams. Chess Clubs, Chess Associations, and Chess Federations are not allowed to participate in the championship. A team is composed of 4 players main players and 1… Read More »

1st WORKSHOP “EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES”

The 1st Workshop named “Equal opportunities” will take place from 19th-22nd September in Thessaloniki, Greece. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce and explore important information about chess players with disabilities. The participants will analyse the situation in chess and reach basic skills for interacting with and accommodating people with disabilities acting as Organiser, Trainer and Arbiter.… Read More »

#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 »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS INDIVIDUAL CUP 2019

The European Chess Union (ECU), International School Chess Union (ISCU) and Montenegro Chess Federation (MCF), have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the European Chess Union and eligible players in the EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS INDIVIDUAL CUP 2019 on combined system (classic, rapid, blitz) organised in Ulcinj, Montenegro from 11 October (arrivals) to 20 October 2019… Read More »

GORYACHKINA ALEXANDRA WINS FIDE WOMEN’S CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT

Twenty years old Russian Grandmaster, Goryachkina Alexandra (RUS, 2522), convincingly won the FIDE Women’s Candidates tournament 2019 and qualified for the FIDE World Chess Champion match, where she will meet reigning World Champion, Ju Wenjun (CHN, 2592). Goryachkina scored impressive 9.5 points out of 14 played games and won the event with 2 rounds to spare. Even though she… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT CIS SEMINARS

European Chess Union organizes two Development School Chess Teacher Seminars in June and August, which are providing a certificate recognizing that participants have met the required level of chess knowledge and understanding of didactical methods for teaching chess in schools. The seminars are supported by the FIDE development fund. ECU School Chess Teacher Seminars will take place from 22nd-23rd… Read More »

FUTURE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE – GLOBAL CHESS FESTIVAL 2019

European Chess Union and Judit Polgar Chess Foundation partner to organise the tournament “Future Champions of Europe” as a part of the annual Global Chess Festival. The event will take place on 12th October 2019 in Hungarian National Gallery, in Budapest, Hungary. Talented chess players born 1st January 2007 or later with a FIDE rating of 1800 or higher… Read More »

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