GM VICTOR BOLOGAN WINS EUROPEAN ONLINE PARLIAMENTARY TOURNAMENT

European Online Parliamentary Friendship Chess Tournament with participation of 32 MPs from 15 countries concluded yesterday after 7 rounds of play. The Winner of the event became GM Victor Bologan (Republic of Moldova) scoring 6 points to emerge on the top. GM Van Wely Loek (the Netherlands) scored 5.5 points to win silver e-medal, while two players tied… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP B STARTS

European Online Amateur Chess Championship 2021 for players rated 1401-1700 – Group B – starts today on Tornelo Online platform. More than 300 players from 46 European federations compete in the Qualification tournament, from 16:00 CEST, and top ranked 200 players will proceed to finals which will be played on Sunday 18th of April, from 15:00 CEST. Starting… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT STARTS

The European Parliamentary Friendship Online Chess Tournament starts tomorrow with 32 MPs participants from 15 European Countries and members of the European Parliament! The event starts at 15:30 CEST and will be played in 7 rounds, Swiss system, with time control: 10 min + 2 seconds per player, through Tornelo online platform. The list of participants can be… Read More »

FIDE Candidates Tournament resumes

FIDE Candidates Tournament resumes on Monday and will be played from 19th to 28th of April in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The winner will challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen in Dubai at the end of November 2021. Press conference on the FIDE Candidates Tournament was held, on April 13, in Moscow, at the Rossiyskaya Gazeta Media Center, with FIDE President… Read More »

Montenegro hosts a big #Chess festival in June

Montenegro Chess Federation organises two simultaneous events in period from 18-27 June 2021 in a 4* Hotel Palas, in Petrovac, Montenegro: Mediterranean Chess Championship 2021 and European School Chess Individual Cup 2021. European School Individual Cup 2021 European School Chess Individual Cup is organised by Montenegro Chess Federation and International School Chess Union. European School Individual Cup 2021… Read More »

1st Online Workshop “Equal Opportunities”

The 1st Online Workshop “Equal Opportunities” will take place from 16th-19th of May 2021. The main aim of the Workshop is to introduce and explore the most important information about chess players with disabilities. The participants will analyse the situation in chess and reach basic skills for interacting and accommodating people with disabilities acting as Organiser, Trainer and… Read More »

CALL OF INTEREST FOR ARBITERS

European Hybrid Qualification Tournament for the FIDE World Cup will take place from 22nd-30th May and will be played Online as a hybrid event, through Tornelo online platform. Taking into account current travel restrictions (that may remain or lifted in May) because of COVID-19, the ECU Arbiters Council need to collect data of arbiters, who are interested to work… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE MARCH 2021

ECU Magazine March 2021 is out! In this edition of the ECU Magazine you may read about: European Online Club Cup 2021 European Hybrid Qualification Tournament for FIDE World Cup European Small Nations Hybrid Championship 2021 International Chess Conference for the occasion of 100 years anniversary of French Chess Federation Brief report on Magnus Invitational Montenegro Chess Festival… Read More »

SERBIA OPEN 2021

Serbian Chess Federation organises International Open Chess Championship of Serbia, Serbia Chess Open 2021, from 2nd-8th July 2021. The event will take place in a 5 stars Hotel “Metropol Palace”, in the “Ivo Andric” playing venue. The event will be played within two groups, Masters event for players with a minimum FIDE standard rating 2100 and Amateur group… Read More »