Category Archives: ECU

ECU NEWSLETTER MARCH 2015

March 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 Chess Championship 2015 in Jerusalem; Chess an Official Sport at European Universities – Memorandum between ECU and EUSA; ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili in Reykjavik; ECU Sponsors and Partners – Bank of Georgia, ChessBase and Chess Informant; Meeting… Read More »

CHESS AN OFFICIAL SPORT AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES

On Saturday 28th March, in Zagreb, Croatia a memorandum between the European Universities Sports Association (EUSA) and the European Chess Union (ECU) was signed. The memorandum represents the inclusion of chess in the official sports program of the EUSA annual events.  Chess is the 19th sport included in EUSA competitions. The agreement was signed during the EUSA annual… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO.2/2015

Dear Chess Friends, ECU Board meeting took place from 6th to 8th March in Jerusalem/Israel, with a full agenda. Many important decisions were made. We would like to thank the Israel Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meeting. Main information and decisions of the meeting: ECU Board was informed by the ECU bookkeeper Kurt… Read More »

CHESS INFORMANT PARTNER OF ECU

The new policy of the European Chess Union is to support European chess values and traditions through key partnerships. Partnerships with the aim to succeed more benefits for the European National federations and the European competitions. European Chess Union announces Chess Informant as an official ECU Partner and Sponsor of the European Chess Championships. Main points of the… Read More »

ZURAB AZMAIPARASHVILI VISIT TO REYKJAVIK – PHOTO REPORT

The ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili visited Iceland, during the Reykjavik Open 2015. The ECU President was invited from Icelandic Chess federation for the celebation of the 80th birthday of Mr. Fridrik Olafsson and the preparation of the European Team Chess Championship 2015 which will be held in November in Reykjavik. Mr. Azmaiparashvili attended the opening ceremony of… Read More »

CHESSBASE MEDIA PARTNER OF ECU

The new media policy of the European Chess Union is a long-term partnership with the main chess media for the better and wider promotion of chess, the better conditions for press and multiple benefits for the ECU members and annual competitions. European Chess Union announces that Chessbase GmbH became an official Media Partner of the ECU after an… Read More »

MEETING FOR SENIOR CHESS IN DRESDEN

On Saturday, 28th February 2015, the meeting with the FIDE and ECU representatives took place in the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Dresden/Germany, during the World Senior Team Chess Championship. Players and team captains gathered together to discuss current topics of Senior chess, in the event hosted by Dr. Dirk Jordan, FIDE Director for Seniors. He was supported by… Read More »

BANK OF GEORGIA OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE ECU

European Chess Union announces the official launch of the sponsorship program by Bank of Georgia, a private Bank, belonging to the UK Company Bank of Georgia Holdings plc. Bank of Georgia will financially support the European Chess Union in a 4 years-program as announced in the ECU General Assembly in Batumi. The first installments for the 2015 ECU… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION FEBRUARY 2015

February 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In the February 2015 edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about European Individual Chess Championship 2015 in Jerusalem; Chess and Education – Meeting FIDE-ECU-RSSU; Chess Boards Collection of the Russian Chess Museum; European Universities Chess Championship 2015; Mitropa Cup 2015; Turkish Chess Federation stands up for… Read More »

CHESS AND EDUCATION – MEETING FIDE-ECU-RSSU

On 7th February, during the Moscow Open 2015, a joint meeting between representatives of FIDE, ECU and Russian State Social University was held in the University premises. The representatives of the European Chess Union were the ECU Secretary General, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou, the ECU Educational Commission Chairman Mr. Jesper Hall and Mr.  Alexander Kostyev as the ECU Educational… Read More »

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