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European Online Corporate Championship – Registration opens

The European Online Corporate Championship will be held on 3rd and 4th October 2020. All the information and detailed regulations here. Brochure of European Online Corporate Chess Championship    The entry feee can be paid through the ECU Bank account or online here with debit/credit card and PayPal. Choose an Option Individual fee €50.00 EUR Team fee (3-6 players)… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED

The first European Online Youth Team and Individual Chess Championship concluded tonight after three days of play. The first winners of European Youth Individual Chess Championship were announced even before the start of the 9th last round, since they won the event with a round to spare: top seed of the Open U18 section Esipenko Andrey (RUS) and… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- R6 Report

Six rounds have been already played at European Online Youth Chess Championship, which have started on Friday, 18th of September, and concludes today! The closing ceremony of the event will take place on Monday 21st September at 18.00 CEST and will be streamed live. The event is played through Tornelo platform, from 60 different venues chosen by National… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE YOUTH INDIVIDUAL & TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 STARTS

European Online Youth Chess Championship 2020 starts today with participation of more than 700 players from 40 European federations! The Opening Ceremony of the event will take place at 14:45 CET while the 1st round starts at 15:00 and can be followed LIVE together with LIVE commentaries of WGM Keti Tsatsiashvili and guest Grandmasters: https://www.twitch.tv/europeanchessunion?fbclid=IwAR0pO9iPQpaYiLfqvdcnRvMG8OD7WdMNL8lQwoK4epsLROyXOIc177W9Lyg . Regulations: European… Read More »

COMMUNIQUE OF THE ECU BOARD MEETING – CL.No4

The 4th ECU Board Meeting in 2020 took place on Saturday 12th of September 2020 through teleconference, with full house and special guests including FIDE Deputy President Mr. Bachar Kouatly and Mrs Laura Barnaba representative of  C.S.E.N. the largest Sports Promotion Body in Italy, which partners with ECU for Erasmus+ projects. The main areas under discussion and decisions… Read More »

ECU & CIS Program in Erasmus+

ECU partners with the C.S.E.N. the largest Sports Promotion Body in Italy, with sports division dedicated to chess for educational purposes, for the CGS project that has been approved by Erasmus+ program (European Union) with a € 420.000 grant. “CHESS: A GAME TO SPREAD AT SCHOOL” (CGS), is a project aimed at primary school teachers and in part… Read More »

INTERCONTINENTAL ONLINE YOUTH TEAM CHESS CUP

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. Each FIDE Continent, Africa, America, Asia and Europe have the right to nominate one team of 16 players. And each team… Read More »

ECU Board meets on 12th September

The ECU Board has a scheduled teleconference meeting, on Saturday 12th September with main items in the agenda: 1. Decisions about the events which are scheduled for the last quarter of 2020. 2. The rescheduling of ECU Calendar for 2021 and 2022. 3. The ECU General Assembly 2020. 4. Online Hybrid #Chess Competition. 5. ECU new projects and… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE AUGUST 2020

ECU E-Magazine August 2020 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: ECU Hybrid Chess Events FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 ECU Online Training Series “Improve your chess” vol2 Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals benefiting kiva National Chess events throughout Europe Arbiters corner Fun Zone ECU E-Magazine August 2020 can be read online together… Read More »

Gudmundur Kjartansson wins Icelandic Chess Championship 2020

The Icelandic Chess Championship took place from 22nd August to 30th August and concluded this Sunday in the town of Gardabaer. Before the final 9th round, two players led scoring 6 points: IM Gudmundur Kjartansson (2466) and GM Helgi Gretarsson (2401). GM Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson (2579) and GM Bragi Thorfinnsson (2427) were chasing tame with 5 points each,… Read More »

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