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R7 REPORT: EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Only two rounds left to be played at European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 before the announcement of the Winners in Mali Losinj, Croatia. In Section 65+, team of Russia maintained a convincing leadership with perfect score of 14 match points and all 7 victories. Russia is followed by three teams tying for the second place, each with… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- R4 REPORT

Four rounds are already played at European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 in Mali Losinj, Croatia and in 50+ section no team emerged on the top with all the victories, while in 65+ section team of Russia leads with a maximum score. In category 50+, top seeders, Russia and Croatia tie for the first place, each with score… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTED

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 was officially declared opened yesterday in Mali Losinj, Croatia, shortly before the start of the first round. On the Opening Ceremony, European Chess Union was represented by ECU Vice-President, Mr. Adrian Mikhalchishin, while Croatian Chess Federation was represented by its Secretary General, Mr. Alojzije Jankovic. 30 teams coming from 15 European federations… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 starts tomorrow with Captains’ Meeting in Mali Losinj, Croatia, and takes place from 17th-27th September 2019. The event is played in two age categories: 65+ (for players born in 1954 or earlier) and 50+ (for players born in 1969 or earlier). 30 teams coming from 15 European federations registered for the event… Read More »

ECU HONORS KURT JUNGWIRTH IN GRAZ

On the 9th of September, ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili visited Graz, the city the ECU was founded in 1985, to  congratulate Professor Kurt Jungwirth for his 90th birthday anniversary on 3rd of September. ECU President accompanied by the President of Austrian Chess Federation, Mr. Christian Hursky and Mr. Boris Kutin, President of European Chess Union from 1998… Read More »

FIDE WORLD CHESS CUP 2019 STARTS TOMORROW

The FIDE World Chess Cup 2019 takes place from 9th September-4th October in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, with participation of 128 players coming from 47 federations. FIDE World Chess Cup is a part of the World Championship cycle and is a 7-round elimination (knock-out) tournament. Finalists of the World Cup 2019 qualify to the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2020. Pairings and tournament tree are available… Read More »

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 »

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