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6TH SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP IN DURRES/ALBANIA

During the recent years, after the agreement with FIDE, the Albanian Chess Federation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports has given the top priority to the ‘Chess in Schools’ project, by introducing the chess activities to all schools in the country. The agreement with the Ministry will be finalized in a short notice, with the… Read More »

POLAR CAPITAL JERSEY INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2015

The Jersey Chess Federation announces the Polar Capital Jersey International Chess Tournament which will be held in March, 15-20 2015, in St Clement Bay, Jersey. The Official venue is the Hotel Ambassadeur Sponsors of the event are Polar Capital, Jersey Tourism, the One Foundation and Nautilus Trust Limited. The event consists of three tournaments: Open Tournament, Holiday Tournament… Read More »

ARMENIAN SPORTS MINISTRY MEDAL TO IA ASHOT VARDAPETYAN

On January 12 Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Gabriel Ghazaryan on the occasion of 60th anniversary and for the unique services in the field of Physical Culture and Sport awarded the Vice President of Chess Federation of Armenia, the Chairman of Rules Committee of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), the Chairman… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL WOMEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The European Individual Women Chess Championship will take place in Georgia from 18th to 31st of May 2015. The proposal of the Georgian Chess Federation to the European Chess Union includes 75.000 EUR as the total prize fund (60.000 EUR net for the players) and all the organizational expenses covered. The exact venue and all the details will… Read More »

CONI EXPO SPORT OPEN DAY IN MILAN/ITALY

CONI Expo Sport Open Day – The CONI Epiphany stocking enters in the Guinness World Record, promoted by CONI Event Point and included in the program “WhiteWinter 2014-2015” by the City of Milan, Italy. The event was organized on 6th January to involve children and adults, invited to support the longest sock in the world, and was open… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 IN VIENNA

Vienna Chess Federation & Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Vienna/Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. Playing venue and accommodation will be in the Hotel AIRO Wien. 37 teams have registered so far. List of the teams can be found on Chess-Results The official website is launched at… Read More »

4TH EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

The “4th European Small Nations Team Championship” will be held from April 18th (arrival) to 26th 2015 (departure) in St Peter Port, Guernsey. Federations participating in the event are as follows: LIECHTENSTEIN JERSEY FAROE ISLANDS GUERNSEY MALTA SAN MARINO ANDORRA LUXEMBOURG CYPRUS MONACO Each team consists of four players; in addition, one reserve player may be nominated. Teams… Read More »

GEORGIA APPROVES HUGE CHESS PROGRAMME UNTIL 2018 CHESS OLYMPIAD

On December 30 of 2014, the programme of chess development (2015-2018) has been approved by the government. Programme objectives: • Measures to support promotion and development of chess in Georgia. • Trainings for Georgian National and Age teams to reach to appropriate level and for the players to compete successfully in international competitions. • International competitions shall be… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION DECEMBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the December 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter. In the December 2014 edition you will find: The report about the European Blitz & Rapid Championship 2014 in Worclaw; The report about the World Youth U-16 Olympiad 2014 in Gyor; Reports about the ECU President Mr. Azmaiparashvili official visits to Podgorica, Skopje and Jerusalem; Meeting of the ECU officials… Read More »

THE TEAM OF INDIA WINS WORLD YOUTH U-16 OLYMPIAD IN GYOR

The Hungarian Chess Federation organized the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad for teams in Győr (Hungary) from 12-22 December 2014. The event gathered 256 young chess players from 37 countries, and after 10 rounds the best among them became the team of India. Indians scored 18 match points, full point ahead the silver Russia. Bronze went to the… Read More »

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