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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 »

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

European Chess Union is delighted to announce “AiGroup”, as the General ECU sponsor and also as Diamond sponsor of the “European Golden Pawn”. On July 24 in Tbilisi (Georgia) a sponsorship agreement was signed, according to which the Georgian industrial company AiGroup has been announced as the General Sponsor of the European Chess Union and at the same… Read More »

ICCD EUROPEAN DEAF CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 CONCLUDED

ICCD European Deaf Chess Championships 2019 took place from 15th-21st July in Lviv, Ukraine. The event was held in 8 categories: Open for Women players, Open tournament in Open section, Teams competition, Women section Seniors 55+, Open section Seniors 60+, section U19, Open and Women regular sections. 130 players participated the event. Open section of the open tournament… Read More »

Travel Subsidy for Batumi – Applications approved

By the request of the European Chess Union and approval by the FIDE Development Commission, support of 25,000 euro will be distributed to up to 10 European  Federations which will take part in the European Team Chess Championship 2019, in Batumi, Georgia (23rd October – 3rd November 2019). The subsidy will amount 2500 euros for each federation application… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS DAY

Message by European Chess Union President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili Dear Chess Friends, FIDE is 95 years old. It honestly is a great age for the organization that was founded in Europe and by Europeans. Numerous developments have indeed taken place since 1924 till today. Indeed, the union of chess players has come a long way from Europe to… Read More »

GLORNEY GILBERT YOUTH CHESS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

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, organize Glorney Gilbert Youth Chess International event from 21st-24th July in the Carrickdale Hotel, Co Louth. In 1948, Cecil Parker Glorney, an Irish entrepreneur and first President of Rathmines chess club, launched and… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 CONCLUDED

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 concluded yesterday in Pardubice, Czech Republic. After harsh struggles Poland won double crown in U12 open and girls sections, the city of Pleven triumphed in Girls U18 category and Germany became the Winner of section Open U18. After early loss in the 3rd round, team of Germany leaped on the top of… Read More »

CZECH OPEN- Press release

PARDUBICE – The 30th International Chess and Games Festival Czech Open started on July 11th. As usually it takes place in hockey ČSOB Pojišťovna Arena in Pardubice. After seven years, the European Youth Team Chess Championship finally takes place in Pardubice, the championship is prestigious, being filled with top players from Europe. The number of participants is higher… Read More »

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 »

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