GIORGI GIORGADZE RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE GEORGIAN CHESS FEDERATION

Yesterday, at Tbilisi Chess Palace, the Presidential Election of the Georgian Chess Federation was held. 56 delegates attended the elections, among whom Georgian chess legend Grandmaster Nona Gaprindashvili, the ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and chess Olympic Champions Nana Alexandria, Nana Ioseliani and Nino Gurieli. The delegates unanimously re-elected Mr. Giorgi Giorgadze as President, and later the members of… Read More »

DECEMBER DAYS OF CHESS IN PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO

The Montenegro Chess Federation organizes the “December Days of Chess” in Podgorica from 10th to 20th December 2014, when numerous competitions and activities will be held. The Montenegro Chess Federation feels it is time to get significant chess competitions again in the Capital, which has always been responsible for the development of chess in Montenegro, with a large… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – ANNOUNCEMENT

In the last 3 months, after Tromso ECU GA and elections, the European Chess Union administration managed to find organizers for 6 European Championships, without a schedule for the years 2015 and 2016. The efforts continue with the target to finalize the entire ECU calendar for the next 2 years. Regarding the “European Individual Women Championship 2015”, during… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION NOVEMBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the November 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter. In the November 2014 edition you will find: Carlsen – Anand match – report about the World Championship Match 2014; The report about the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014 in Tallin; Short previewabout the 4th Quarter FIDE Presidential Board Meeting in Sochi; Who are the members… Read More »

EUSA DECIDED THE EUROPEAN CHESS UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) Convention was held from 14 to 16 November. EUSA Convention is supported by the International University Sport Federation (FISU). The EUSA Convention formally started with a reception at the Rectorate of the University of Ljubljana on Friday, November 14. Participants were the Organisers of the European Universities Championships 2015, Organisers of the… Read More »

THE WORLD CHAMPION TITLE REMAINS IN EUROPE

The World No. 1 Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen defeated the challenger Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand with the result 6.5 – 4.5 and retained the World Champion title gained last year in Chennai. The World Championship match was played in the Winter Olympic City of Sochi, Russia, and finished after 11 rounds. The Norwegian took the lead in the… Read More »

SPECIAL FORMAT OF THE KINGS CHESS TOURNAMENT 2014 IN ROMANIA

The 8th edition of the Kings Chess Tournament will have a new format this year. The Romanian Chess Federation and Elisabeta Polihroniade Chess Club, in cooperation with the company ROMGAZ are proud to announce the match between the Olympic team of Romania and the current Olympic Champion – team of Republic of China. The match is taking place… Read More »

LONDON CHESS CLASSIC & CHESS AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Chess in Schools and Communities organizes the 6th London Chess Classic which will be held from 6th to 14th December, 2014 at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London. The festival consists of several events, of which the main is the London Chess Classic, which is to be held 10-14 December. The ‘Super Six’  are the World Top… Read More »

EUROPEAN RAPID & BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 IN WROCLAW

Polonia Wroclaw Chess Club, under the patronage of the European Chess Union and the Polish Chess Federation organizes the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014, from 19-21 December, 2014, in Wroclaw/Poland. The Championship will be held under the auspices of Rafal Dutkiewicz – the President of the city of Wroclaw and will bear the name the 23rd… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP FINISHED

The 14th European Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship for 2014 finished yesterday. One of the biggest festivals of Youth was held in Tallinn/Estonia 12-17 November, 2014. The closing ceremony took place in Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel. Prizes and the medals specially designed for this event  were handed over by Mr. Andrei Korobeinik, President of Estonian… Read More »