SKILLING OPEN STARTS

The first event on the $1.5 million Champions Chess Tour, the Skilling Open, starts today with the participation of 16 World Top players: reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen (NOR), Vachier-Lagrave Maxime, Ding Liren, Nakamura Hikaru, Nepomniachtchi Ian, Aronian Levon, Duda, Jan-Krzysztof, Radjabov, Teimour, Le Quang Liem, Svidler Peter, Wesley So, Anish Giri, Karjakin Sergey, Firouzja Alireza, Anton… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2020

On behalf of ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, we herewith invite all ECU members federations to attend the Annual ECU General Assembly 2020 to be held online on Saturday 19th of December 2020 at 10.00 CET. Each National federation member can be represented by its Delegate or President. Representatives of Member Federations can be assisted by one counsellor each… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2020

ECU E-Magazine October 2020 is out! In October 2020 edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: Intercontinental Youth Online Chess Cup Masterclass with Judit Polgar European Online Corporate Chess Championship Online Youth Chess Camps for the Winners of European Youth Online Chess Championship 2020 ECU Annual Training Program- Develop practical way of thinking European Online Women’s… Read More »

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 »