Category Archives: ECU

ECU BOARD MEETING

The ECU Board Meeting will take place this week on 12-13 June, in the city of Bucharest, after the kind invitation of the Romanian Chess Federation. The meeting will take place in RIN Grand Hotel in Bucharest. ECU Board agenda includes administrative matters, tournaments reports, proposals for the tournaments regulations, the preparation of the 1st ECU Congress &… Read More »

1ST ECU CONGRESS STARTS IN 2 DAYS

The 1st ECU Congress and the Annual ECU General Assembly will be held in Bar/Montenegro, 7-11 October, 2015. The host is Montenegro Chess Federation, and the official venue will be Castle of King Nikola. Schedule: Hosting Hotel is Hotel Princess, Bar (4 stars). Transfers from and to the airport of Podgorica will be free of charge for the congress participants.… Read More »

ECU AND EU READY FOR JOINT PROJECTS

ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and chess legend GM Judit Polgar visited Brussels on 2nd and 3rd June, 2015 for important meetings with the European Commission (Education, Culture & Sports) and the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education. ECU Deputy President Ion Dobronauteanu, ECU Treasurer Martin Huba and the Delegate of the Hungarian Chess Federation Gusztav Font also… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER MAY 2015

May 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about European Individual Women’s Championship 2015; Report about European Senior Chess Championship 2015; Report about the final stage of FIDE Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk; ECU Office opens in Tbilisi; In Memoriam Joaquim Durão and Nusret Causevic; Fun Zone with nice Mate… Read More »

INVITATION FOR BIDS

The European Chess Union is inviting federations to submit bids for the organization of the official European Championships in 2017. The bids must be submitted exclusively in the Bid form regulated by the ECU (sent in the attachment). For any additional documents delivered separately from the bid form, it must be stated in the bid form what they relate to. The… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM NUSRET CAUSEVIC

Nusret Causevic, a chess official and businessman tragically died on 19th May, 2015 at the age of 60. He was born on 26th June, 1955. He donated more than 4 decades of fruitful work to Bosnian chess and the chess club “Bosna”. During that time he was the Secretary General of Chess Club “Bosnia”, the Secretary General of… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM JOAQUIM DURÃO

We have been sadly informed that Portuguese International Master Joaquim Durão passed away today, at the age of 84. Mr. Durão was the first Portuguese player to win the title of International Master in 1975 and represented the country in 10 Chess Olympiads. He was 13 times Portuguese Chess Champion and President of the Portuguese Federation of Chess… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHESS UNION ANNOUNCEMENT

The European Chess Union is obliged in order to protect its members, the entire chess family and the association itself to proceed with the present public announcement. By the decisions of the ECU General Assembly in Tromso (August 2014) and Batumi (October 2014), the ECU Board was asked to investigate a number of issues concerning the organization of… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 3/2015

Dear Chess Friends, Please find attached the regulations for the following European Chess Championships. The European Amateur Chess Championship 2015 will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania from 8th to 17th of August 2015. (Annex 1) The European Youth Chess Championship 2015 will take place in Porec, Croatia from 20h September to 1st October 2015. (Annex 2) The European Club Cup… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER APRIL 2015

April 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out!   In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about Women World Championship and World Team Chess Championships 2015; FIDE Presidential Board in China – Contracts for the World Cup 2017 and 2018 World ‪Chess Olympiad in Batumi signed; European Small Nations Team Chess Championship 2015; Regulations for… Read More »

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