ECU Profile


 European Chess Union has its seat in Switzerland,

Address:  Rainweidstrasse 2, CH-6333, Hunenberg See, Switzerland

European Chess Union is an independent association founded in 1985 in Graz, Austria;
ECU is the only organisation which has the right to organize various European Chess Championships;
European Chess Union has 54 National Federation Members;
Every year ECU organizes more than 20 prestigious events and championships;
More than 8,000,000 of  players and chess fans in Europe;









The most important annual ECU Events:

  • European Individual School Championships
  • European Youth Championship (U8 – U18)
  • European Youth Team Championship (U8 – U18)
  • European Individual Senior Championship
  • European Senior Team Championship
  • European Amateur Chess Championship
  • European Club Cup and European Club Cup for Women
  • European Individual Championship (Open & Women)
  • European Rapid and Blitz Championships (Open & Women)
  • European Team Championship
  • European Universities Chess Championship
  • European Small Nations Championship

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