EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Regulations

The Czech Chess Federation has the honor of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the European Union Youth Chess Championship 2019 in Kouty nad Desnou, in the period from 15th-24th August 2019. The event will be played in 4 age categories, open and girls separately: U8, U10, U12 and U14. Participation is allowed only to players representing… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Official regulations

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 17th-27th September 2019 in a well-known tourist destination in Croatia, famous for its beaches, best air quality, pine forests and walking trails along the sea- Mali Losinj, located in the island of Losinj. European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 will be played in two age categories: 50+ and 65+,… Read More »

KASHLINSKAYA ALINA BECOMES EUROPEAN WOMEN’S CHESS CHAMPION 2019

After harsh struggles and drama in the final round of European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2019, five players tied for the first place in Antalya, Turkey. According to the tiebreaks, Kashlinskaya Alina (RUS, 2477) stood on the throne and took a title of European Women’s Chess Champion 2019. The last, 11th round, brought many interesting games and results.… Read More »

FINALS OF SMALL CHESS OLYMPIAD IN BANJALUKA

Small Chess Olympiad was adopted in significant project of affirmation and development of sports in schools in Republic of Srpska, entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was held on 30th of March in Banjaluka, with aim to bring chess closer to schools and their students. Before the finals, various competitions were organized in districts and towns of Republic… Read More »

GRENKE CHESS FESTIVAL 2019 STARTED

Grenke Chess Festival 2019 containing Grenke Chess Open in three categories: A,B and C, and Grenke Chess Classic tournament gathering top world Grandmasters, started in Karlsruhe, Germany. The festival has started with Grenke Chess Open, which is played from 18th-22nd of April. This year, the Open events gathered more than 2100 players coming from all over the world-… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

European Chess Union is delighted to announce Chess Evolution, as a new ECU sponsor and also as a sponsor of the ECU competitions.  In 2019, Chess Evolution will offer to ECU, chess materials of a total value of 75,000 euros according to the official price list of the company. The sponsorship can be renewed under the same terms… Read More »

LUPULESCU CONSTANTIN WINS REYKJAVIK OPEN 2019

After great fights at Reykjavik Open 2019, which took place from 8th-16th April in Reykjavik, eight players tied for the top, but thanks to the best tiebreaks, Romanian Grandmaster, Lupulescu Constantin (ROU, 2634) won the event. Among the group on the top with 7 points each were: Firouzja Alireza (IRI, 2669), Grandelius Nils (SWE, 2687), Jones Gawain C… Read More »

GUICHARD PAULINE AND KASHLINSKAYA ALINA EMERGED ON THE TOP OF EWCC 2019

After five played rounds at European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2019 in Antalya, Guichard Pauline (FRA, 2392) and Kashlinskaya Alina (RUS, 2477) lead the tournament, each with score of 4.5 points. Guichard Pauline came on te top with 4 consecutive victories after a surprising draw in the first round against Ilyuchyk Yana (BLR, 2152), while Kashlinskaya Alina drew… Read More »

EUROPEAN AMATEUR AND SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 CONCLUDED

European Amateur and Senior Chess Championships 2019 concluded yesterday in Rhodes and the Awarding ceremony took place in the evening in Hotel Olympic Palace. The Closing ceremony of the event attended, among other officials, by the Vice Governor of South Aegean Region Mr. Nikolis, Nikos, the Vice Mayor of Rhodes, Pokias, Nikos the ECU Secretary-General, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou… Read More »

NONE REMAINS PERFECT AT EWCC 2019 AFTER 3 PLAYED ROUNDS

Three rounds have been played at European Women’s Individual Chess Championship 2019 in Antalya, Turkey, and 22 players tie for the top, each with 2.5 points. The event was officially declared opened before the start of the first round. The President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili greeted the participants, while the President of Turkish Chess Federation,… Read More »