FIDE CHESS.COM GRAND SWISS TOURNAMENT 2019 STARTS IN TWO DAYS

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament 2019 starts in two days, and takes place from 10th-21st October at the Comis Hotel and Golf Resort, in Isle of Man. The Winner of the FIDE Grand Swiss event qualifies for the next 2020 Candidates Tournament. Top seeds are: World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen (NOR, 2876), Caruana Fabiano (USA, 2812), So Wesley… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- Invitation

The European Chess Union (ECU) invites all National Chess Federations of ECU and eligible players to participate in the European School Championships 2020 organised in Hersonissos Crete, Greece from 2 April (arrivals) to 12 April (departures). The event will be held in the 5-star “Aldemar Knosssos Royal” conference resort on the seaside of Hersonissos, Crete. The event will… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE September 2019

ECU E-Magazine September 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine September 2019 may be read online together with interactive links on the following link or can be downloaded as a PDF file down bellow. ECU E-Magazine September 2019

Report – 1st WORKSHOP “EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES”

The 1st Workshop “Equal Opportunities” took place on the 20th and 21st of September in Thessaloniki, Greece. The event was organised by the FIDE DIS Commission, European Chess Union, Greek Paralympic Committee, and the Hellenic Sport Association for Persons with Disabilities. The Organisers, Trainers and Arbiters Workshops were attended by 30 participants, who had the opportunity to discuss… Read More »

RUSSIA WINS DOUBLE GOLD AT SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

After intense fights in Mali Losinj, Croatia at Senior Team Chess Championship 2019, teams of Russia took gold in both 50+ and 65+ sections! In 65+ category, Russian team convincingly took the victory, with a round to spare. They won all matches and scored perfect 18 match points to be ahead of the runner-ups for 4 match points.… Read More »

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 »