ACC – ECU Chess Symposium kicks off in Thailand

The first ever ASEAN Chess Confederation (ACC)-European Chess Union (ECU) Chess Symposium is being held from 19-24 June 2023 at the Asia Hotel Bangkok.

Following introductions by arbiters seminar and trainer workshop leaders Takis Nikolopoulous and Artur Yusupov, ECU President Zurab Azmaiparasvili was invited by ACC President Ignatius Leong to make the opening remarks. Mr. Azmaiparashvili remembered his long friendship with Leong, thanking him for help in his difficult time, and congratulated ACC Deputy President and Thailand Chess Association President Sahapol Nakvanich on a truly excellent organisation of the 21st ASEAN+ Age-Group Championships.

The President of the Thailand Chess Association had the previous evening welcomed all to Thailand. The ACC-ECU Chess Symposium consists of trainers workshop held from 19-21 June 2023 and the arbiters and organisers seminars is being held from 21-24 June 2023. The 21st ASEAN+ Age-Group Championships is being held from 17-27 June 2023.

Detailed information about the events can be found here.

The photo gallery can be found on the Thailand Chess Association Facebook page.