Category Archives: ECU

ECU Online Training Series – V2 27.08-28.09

ECU and European Chess Academy organise the second volume of the Lectures program “Improve Your Chess” with leading Chess Trainers worldwide from 27th of August to 28th of September. The lectures are twice a week every Monday and Thursday. You can follow from min 5 lecturers ( entry fee 50 euros), 6, 7 or all 10 lecturers (… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS DAY- ECU President in Georgian Mega Show

Today, 20th of July, World celebrates the #InternationalChessDay. The International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded, 96 years ago on 20th July 1924. The idea to celebrate this day as the International Chess Day was proposed by UNESCO, and it has been celebrated as such since 1966. On December 12, 2019, the UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution recognising the World Chess Day.… Read More »

ESET an Official ECU Partner

European Chess Union is delighted to announce ESET as a new ECU partner and also as a sponsor of the European Online Chess Championship (16-31 May 2020).   ESET is a pioneer of antivirus protection, creating award-winning threat detection software.  ESET’s goal is to make sure that everybody can enjoy the breathtaking opportunities that technology offers. ESET security solutions allow… Read More »

European Open Chess Championship postponed to 8-21 December

The European Open Chess Championship 2020 was scheduled from 17th to 30th of May 2020 in Podčetrtek, Slovenia   Due to the Pandemic and the Force majeure situation , Slovenian Chess Federation and European Chess union have decided to postpone the Championship to 8-21 December 2020. Venue and conditions remain the same. Bookings have been already made and deposits will be transferred to the new… Read More »

European Senior Chess Championship postponed

The European Senior Chess Championship 2020 was scheduled for 17th to 27th of April in Jastrzebia Gora, Poland.   The event involve the travel and presence of about 200 players and others at the venue. Given the current health with the declared pandemic of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), instruction of WHO, sports and National Health authorities for people over age 60 to avoid travels and crowed places, as also concerns expressed by many participants, European Chess Union and Polish Chess Federation set as… Read More »

ECU BRAND BOOK

European Chess Union published in June 2019 the ECU Brand Book with aim of standardization of ECU logos, banners, medals and certificates, which shall be used at all European Chess Union official events. The ECU Brand Book contains: 1. “Certificate” – editable two templates of Certificates, which are placed on the ECU website, and are available for downloading by… Read More »

Report – 1st WORKSHOP “EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES”

The 1st Workshop “Equal Opportunities” took place on the 20th and 21st of September in Thessaloniki, Greece. The event was organised by the FIDE DIS Commission, European Chess Union, Greek Paralympic Committee, and the Hellenic Sport Association for Persons with Disabilities. The Organisers, Trainers and Arbiters Workshops were attended by 30 participants, who had the opportunity to discuss… Read More »

ECU HONORS KURT JUNGWIRTH IN GRAZ

On the 9th of September, ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili visited Graz, the city the ECU was founded in 1985, to  congratulate Professor Kurt Jungwirth for his 90th birthday anniversary on 3rd of September. ECU President accompanied by the President of Austrian Chess Federation, Mr. Christian Hursky and Mr. Boris Kutin, President of European Chess Union from 1998… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT FA SEMINAR IN TRIESTE CONCLUDED

The European FIDE Arbiters Seminar and the International Arbiters Workshop concluded on the 4th of September in Trieste, Italy. FA Seminar was attended by 17 female participants from 8 different federations and was concluded with the exams to acquire the FIDE Arbiter norm. The Lecturers of the FA Seminar were Franca Dapiran (ITA) and Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), and… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE AUGUST 2019

ECU E-Magazine August 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine August 2019 may be read online together with interactive links and videos, or can be downloaded in PDF format. ECU E-Magazine August 2019- PDF Download ECU E-Magazine August 2019- Online reading   Educational – Training lesson by Adrian Mikhalchishin Analized game: Korchnoi Viktor- Tukmakov Vladimir 60 SHARES Share on Facebook… Read More »

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