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Email spoofing

We have been informed by Federations members and other officials that they have received emails impersonating ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmpaiparashvili  from various email accounts. If you receive a suspicious email and are uncertain of its validity, please ignore it and if you need any clarification please contact the ECU Secretariat. Do not respond to the message or provide any… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT IO SEMINAR IN TRIESTE CONCLUDED

The #Development International Organisers Seminar concluded today in Trieste. 25 participants, 23 of which were female, from 13 federations, attended the Seminar and took a high-demanding exam for the acquisition of the IO norm. The seminar was supported by the FIDE Development fund. The main Lecturer of the IO Seminar, the Chairman of the ECU Arbiters Council, IO Mr.… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT FA SEMINAR IN TRIESTE CONCLUDED

The European FIDE Arbiters Seminar and the International Arbiters Workshop concluded on the 4th of September in Trieste, Italy. FA Seminar was attended by 17 female participants from 8 different federations and was concluded with the exams to acquire the FIDE Arbiter norm. The Lecturers of the FA Seminar were Franca Dapiran (ITA) and Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), and… Read More »

EUROPEAN OPEN & YOUTH RAPID AND BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 30th November-4th December, and European Rapid&Blitz Open Chess Championship 2019  starts immediately after, from 4th-8th December. Both events will take place in 4 stars Hotel Sokos Viru, in city of Tallinn. The European Individual Rapid Chess Championship will be played in the Swiss system, 13 rounds, with the… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE AUGUST 2019

ECU E-Magazine August 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine August 2019 may be read online together with interactive links and videos, or can be downloaded in PDF format. ECU E-Magazine August 2019- PDF Download ECU E-Magazine August 2019- Online reading   Educational – Training lesson by Adrian Mikhalchishin Analized game: Korchnoi Viktor- Tukmakov Vladimir

90th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. KURT JUNGWIRTH

European Chess Union congratulates the 90th birthday anniversary to Professor Kurt Jungwirth, one of the initiators and co-founders of the European Chess Union in 1985. Prof. Kurt Jungwirth served as President of European Chess Union for 12 years, from 1986 to 1998. He has retired in 2017 after his 46-years presidency of the Austrian Chess Federation. Two years ago,… Read More »

FIDE ONLINE TRAINER SEMINAR

FIDE’s Trainers Commission invites, with the cooperation with the European Chess Union (ECU), to participate in a 24-hour FIDE Online Trainer Seminar with some of the most experienced chess coaches available. This course is aimed at trainers seeking the license for the FIDE Instructor title and the FIDE Trainer title and thus aimed at a rating over 1900,… Read More »

SBERBANK WINS EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

After nine played rounds at 2nd edition of European Corporate Chess Championship 2019, team of Sberbank from Russia triumphed the event with all the victories and perfect score of 18 match points. Composition of the Winning team: 1. GM Esipenko Andrey (RUS, 2623, score of 7 points) 2. Sviridov Valery (RUS, 2489, score of 7 points) 3. IM… Read More »

EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTED

The 2nd European Corporate Chess Championship kicked off yesterday in Minsk, Belarus, with participation of 14 teams. The Opening ceremony of the event took place yesterday with attendance of President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Georgian Ambassador in the Republic of Belarus, Mr.  Valery Kvaratskhelia, and FIDE Vice-President, Mrs. Anastasia Sorokina. The event is played in… Read More »

Future Champions of Europe & International Youth Chess Challenge at 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. So far, 23 players coming from 12 countries registered for the event dedicated to chess players born 1st… Read More »

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