Category Archives: ECU

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 »

90th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. KURT JUNGWIRTH

European Chess Union congratulates the 90th birthday anniversary to Professor Kurt Jungwirth, one of the initiators and co-founders of the European Chess Union in 1985. Prof. Kurt Jungwirth served as President of European Chess Union for 12 years, from 1986 to 1998. He has retired in 2017 after his 46-years presidency of the Austrian Chess Federation. Two years ago,… Read More »

FIDE ONLINE TRAINER SEMINAR

FIDE’s Trainers Commission invites, with the cooperation with the European Chess Union (ECU), to participate in a 24-hour FIDE Online Trainer Seminar with some of the most experienced chess coaches available. This course is aimed at trainers seeking the license for the FIDE Instructor title and the FIDE Trainer title and thus aimed at a rating over 1900,… Read More »

#Development FA and IO Seminars in Trieste

Development FA and IO Seminars, especially dedicated to female participants, will take place from 1st-7th September, in Trieste, Italy. 31 female participants, coming from 14 European federations. To all female participants, full board accommodation and FIDE exam fee is fully covered through the funding program. The main aim of the Seminars is to develop women’s activity in Chess as… Read More »

3rd ECU Congress – Program

As have been already announced the 3rd ECU Congress will be held in Batumi Georgia from 24th to 26th of October 2019. The full working schedule is as follows: 24th October           10.00-  19.00            ECU Board Meeting 25th October            09.30 –  13.00    … Read More »

SURVEY ON WOMEN’S CHESS

To: European Chess Federations Dear Chess Friends, I kindly ask you to complete the attached surveys on behalf of your federation to the best of your ability. These surveys are being conducted by the European Chess Union to collect data on women’s chess throughout Europe and being sent to representatives of all the federations in Europe. There are… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE JULY 2019

ECU E-Magazine July 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine July 2019 may be read online together with interactive links or can be downloaded as pdf file down bellow. Download: ECU-Magazine_July-2019 Read online: https://madmagz.com/magazine/1651015#/ Meeting chess legends-cbv 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

EUROPEAN GOLDEN PAWN AWARD CEREMONY

The President of the European Chess Union, Zurab Azmaiparashvili, held a press conference together with the President of the Monaco Chess Federation Jean-Michel Rapaire on July 31st in Monte Carlo (Monaco). At the press conference , it was announced the launch of the European Golden Pawn Award Ceremony to be held for the first time on November 30th 2019. … Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

European Chess Union is delighted to announce “AiGroup”, as the General ECU sponsor and also as Diamond sponsor of the “European Golden Pawn”. On July 24 in Tbilisi (Georgia) a sponsorship agreement was signed, according to which the Georgian industrial company AiGroup has been announced as the General Sponsor of the European Chess Union and at the same… Read More »

DEAD POSITION

Everybody knows that the game immediately ends with checkmate or stalemate, provided that the move producing it was legal (see 5.1.1, 5.2.1). The so called dead position doesn’t get nearly as much attention, but it should be quite familiar to all arbiters, because its identification can change a result of a game. Article 5.2.2 states The game is… Read More »

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