ECU ANNUAL TRAINING PROGRAM- Develop practical way of thinking!

European Chess Union and European Chess Academy, supported by FIDE Development Fund, organise the annual training program in period from December 5th 2020 to June 5th 2021. ECU annual training program is open for all ages and levels and will be organised within four levels: LEVEL 1 – for players below 1300 ELO LEVEL 2 – for players… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE WOMEN’S CLUB CUP- Regulations

European Online Women’s Club Cup is organised by European Chess Union and Monte Carlo Chess Club, under the high patronage of his serene highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, will take place online from 19th-22nd December 2020 through playing platform Tornelo. The event is open to all European Chess Clubs, but only 32 Teams will be accepted by… Read More »

MAGNUS CARLSEN WINS ALTIBOX NORWAY CHESS

Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen won the first super grandmasters tournament to be organised during the pandemic of corona virus in Stavanger, Norway. Magnus Carlsen was racing for the top together with Alireza Firouzja, but in the direct encounter in the penultimate round, Magnus took a victory in basic pawns drawn endgame and won the event with… Read More »

ECU ONLINE YOUTH CAMPS STARTING ON MONDAY

ECU Online Youth Camps organised for the Winners of European Youth Online Chess Championship will start on Monday within two groups. The best ranked 8 players of each age category at the European Youth Online Chess Championship were awarded with free participation in ECU Online Youth Camps with top trainers. The lecturers of group for players aged from… Read More »

TEAM ASIA WINS INTERCONTINENTAL YOUTH TEAM ONLINE CHESS CUP

Intercontinental Youth Team Online Chess Cup, organised by Global Chess Festival and European Chess Union, concluded tonight. After 6 played rounds played through Tornelo Online playing server, the Winner of the event became Team of Asia, with score of 11 match points (5 victories and 1 draw). Second place went to Team Europe with score of 9 match… Read More »

INTERCONTINENTAL ONLINE YOUTH TEAM CHESS CUP STARTS

Judit Polgar Chess Foundation & European Chess Union, within the 6th Global Chess Festival which going online, organise the 1st Intercontinental Online Youth Team Chess Cup on 10th of October 2020, supported by the FIDE Development Fund. Pairings for the all rounds have been announced and can be found here. The event can be followed LIVE through Chess24.com… Read More »

BALKAN YOUTH ONLINE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Balkan Chess Federation, affiliated to FIDE, organises Balkan Youth Online Individual and Team Championships in five age categories U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 (open and girls separately), in the period from 31st October to 1st November 2020. The event will be played trough Tornelo Online platform, in Swiss system 7 rounds, with time control of 25 min… Read More »

SBERBANK RUSSIA WINS EUROPEAN ONLINE CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

After two days of play through Tornelo playing server, 7 rounds in rapid time control and 9 rounds in blitz time control, European Online Corporate Chess Championship concluded today. The Winner of the event became team of Sberbank from Russia, after winning both blitz and rapid events. Silver medal went to Khareba from Georgia which took two second… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP – 1st Day Report

1st European Online Corporate Chess Championship has launched today through Tornelo Playing Server with participation of 15 companies. Seven rounds have been played during the first day with rapid time control, while 9 rounds will be played tomorrow with blitz time control. After the first day, team of Sberbank Russia emerged as the leader, Khareba Gerogia is currently… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2020

ECU E-Magazine September 2020 is out! ECU E-Magazine September 2020 can be read online together with interactive links and videos on the following link or can be downloaded down bellow. ECU E-Magazine September 2020- PDF Download In this edition of ECU Magazine you may read about: 1st European Online Youth Chess Championship Upcoming European Online Youth Intercontinental Cup… Read More »