Category Archives: Events

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 »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED

After 10 days of harsh struggles at the European School Chess Championship 2019, the event was declared closed on the Closing ceremony, and the European School Chess Champions were announced. The Closing Ceremony of the event was attended by the President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, and ECU Treasurer, Mr. Ion Dobronauteanu. In Open section for… Read More »

R3 REPORT: EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Three rounds have been played at the European School Chess Championship 2019 and the fourth round is currently ongoing in Mamia, Romania. Many players emerged on the top of their sections with a perfect score of 3 points. In section Girls U7, Uvgun Alara (TUR) and Leca Andrei Anastasia (ROU) share the top with 3 points each, while… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS

European School Chess Championship 2019 launches today in Mamaia, Romania, and takes place from 30th May-9th June. The event will be opened during the Opening ceremony, which starts at 14.30, and the battles start with the first round at 15:30 (local time). Besides the main event, the blitz competition will be organized on the 4th of June with… Read More »

EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019- Official invitation

The 35th edition of European Club Cup and the 24th edition of European Club Cup for Women will simultaneously take place from 9th-17th November 2019 in Ulcinj, Montenegro. According to ECU Tournament Rules, each European federation is allowed to take part in the European Club Cup event. Number of clubs per federation may be found in the ECU… Read More »

EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 – Official Invitation

European Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 23rd October – 3rd November in the 5 stars Hotel Sheraton, in Batumi, Georgia. Each ECU member federation has the right to enter one team in Open and one team in Women’s competition. Teams in each of the competitions shall consist of four players and one reserve player. The… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

EUSA Universities Championships include this year, 22 sports competitions taking place across 15 European cities from June 23rd to September 7th. , among which is the European Universities Chess Championship 2019, under the ECU auspices, will take place from 24th-28th July in Budapest, Hungary, during the European Universities Mindsports Championship. European Universities Chess Championship 2019 will be organized for… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Regulations

The Czech Chess Federation has the honor of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the European Union Youth Chess Championship 2019 in Kouty nad Desnou, in the period from 15th-24th August 2019. The event will be played in 4 age categories, open and girls separately: U8, U10, U12 and U14. Participation is allowed only to players representing… Read More »

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