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EICC 2015 PRIZE FUND RAISES TO 120.000 EUROS AND MAY RAISE MORE

The ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili had an inspection trip to Jerusalem on the 11th-12th of December.  Mr. Azmaiparashvili visited the hotels and the playing hall that will host the European Individual Championship from 23 February to 9 March 2015.  During his stay in Jerusalem he met and had talks with the Chairman of the Israel Chess Federation… Read More »

ANAND WINS LONDON CHESS CLASSIC 2014

Viswanathan Anand Anand won the 6th London Chess Classic on tie-break from Vladimir Kramnik and Anish Giri after defeating Michael Adams with the black pieces in the final round on Sunday. Final scores in tie-break order: 1 Anand 7, 2 Kramnik 7, 3 Giri 7, 4 Nakamura 6, 5 Adams 4, 6 Caruana 4.Vishy Anand has won the London Chess… Read More »

WORLD YOUTH CHESS OLYMPIAD U16 IN GYOR OPENED

The opening ceremony of the World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad for teams in Gyor/Hungary was held yesterday in the National Theatre in Gyor. Mr. Miklos Sesztak, the President of the Hungarian Chess Federation and Minister of National Development greeted the participants with the words of Benjamin Franklin and confirmed: the Hungarian Federation would apply for the organization of… Read More »

EDINBURGH CHESS CONGRESS 2015

Edinburgh Chess Congress 2015 will be held 17-19 April, 2015 at the St. Thomas of Aquin’s High School in Edinburgh. It consists of 5 tournaments: Premier Challengers Major Bishops Knights The Premier Event will be FIDE rated. All entrants for the Premier Event must be a member of a National Chess Association. The East of Scotland Championship Trophy… Read More »

UPDATED INVITATION FOR THE EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 IN JERUSALEM

The European Individual Chess Championship 2015 will be held in Jerusalem – the capital of Israel, from February 23 (day of arrival) until March 9 (day of departure) 2015. The tournament will be held at the Jerusalem Ramada Hotel, which will also be its official accommodating hotel. The organizer of the Championship is Jerusalem Municipality together with the… Read More »

15TH EUROPEAN SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP ERETRIA/GREECE

The 15th European Senior Chess Championship for Men and Women will be held in Eretria, Greece, from 28th April untill 8th May, 2015. The official venue is he conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, which is near the ancient city of Eretria. The Championship is open to all players representing ECU Chess Federations who have been… Read More »

‘CHESS AND MATHEMATICS – CHESS AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE’ IN LONDON

Last weekend, 6-7 December, 2014 at the beginning of the 6th London Chess Classic tournament, ‘Chess and Mathematics – Chess and Education Conference’ was held, in London/England. The Conference was organized by the Chess in Schools and Communities and it gathered 130 participants from more than 30 countries. The conference was organised in a professional manner with the… Read More »

LYSYJ AND GUNINA NEW RUSSIAN CHAMPIONS FOR 2014

The Russian Chess Championship Super Final, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, took place from 27 November till 8 December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). Both tournaments were played as 10-player Round Robin for the prestigious title… Read More »

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