ECU Calendar 2016 

*The exact dates of the first and the last round of each competition are finalized by the official invitation.

Official Calendar


European Senior Team Chess Championship 2016 Halkidiki/Greece 18-Apr-16 28-Apr-16
European Individual Chess Championship 2016 Gjakova, Kosovo* 11-May-16 24-May-16
European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016 Mamaia,Romania 26-May-16 8-Jun-16
European Senior Chess Championship 2016 Yerevan, Armenia 4-Jun-16 14-Jun-16
European Amateur Chess Championship 2016 Ruzomberok, Slovakia 5-Jun-16 12-Jun-16
European School Chess Championship 2016 Kassandra, Greece 16-Jun-16 26-Jun-16
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2016 Celje, Slovenia 9-Jul-16 17-Jul-16
European Universities Chess Championship 2016 Zagreb, Croatia 11-Jul-16 15-Jul-16
European Youth Chess Championship 2016 Prague, Czech Republic 17-Aug-16 28-Aug-16
European Chess Club Cup 2016 Novi Sad, Serbia 05-Nov-16 13-Nov-16
European Chess Club Cup for Women 2016 Novi Sad, Serbia 05-Nov-16 13-Nov-16
European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2016 Tallinn, Estonia 14-Dec-16 18-Dec-16
European Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2016 Novi Sad, Serbia 26-Dec-16 30-Dec-16

*According to the ECU Statues any mention of Kosovo followed with an asterisk with reference to UN Resolution 1244, without prejudice of status

Affiliated Calendar – events under the patronage of the European Chess Union


European Students Grand-Prix 1st part Moscow, Russia 28-Jan-16 7-Feb-16
European Students Grand-Prix 2nd part  Vladivostok, Russia  21-Jul-16 30-Jul-16
2nd European Small Nations Chess Championship Luxembourg 1-Apr-16 11-Apr-16
EU Youth Chess Championship 2016 Kouty nad Desnou/Czech Republic 5-Aug-16 14-Aug-16