Category Archives: ECU

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION DECEMBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the December 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter. In the December 2014 edition you will find: The report about the European Blitz & Rapid Championship 2014 in Worclaw; The report about the World Youth U-16 Olympiad 2014 in Gyor; Reports about the ECU President Mr. Azmaiparashvili official visits to Podgorica, Skopje and Jerusalem; Meeting of the ECU officials… Read More »

ECU PRESIDENT ZURAB AZMAIPARASHVILI IN PODGORICA AND SKOPJE

The ECU President Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili paid an official visit to Montenegro Chess Federation. Mr. Azmaiparashvili had a meeting with the Director of the Administration of Sport Mr. Igor Vusurovic, the President of the Montenegro Olympic Committee, Mr. Dusan Simonovic and the President of the Montenegro Chess Federation, Mrs. Angelina Vukovic. The meeting was also attended by Mr.… Read More »

UPDATED INVITATION FOR THE EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 IN JERUSALEM

The European Individual Chess Championship 2015 will be held in Jerusalem – the capital of Israel, from February 23 (day of arrival) until March 9 (day of departure) 2015. The tournament will be held at the Jerusalem Ramada Hotel, which will also be its official accommodating hotel. The organizer of the Championship is Jerusalem Municipality together with the… Read More »

15TH EUROPEAN SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP ERETRIA/GREECE

The 15th European Senior Chess Championship for Men and Women will be held in Eretria, Greece, from 28th April untill 8th May, 2015. The official venue is he conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, which is near the ancient city of Eretria. The Championship is open to all players representing ECU Chess Federations who have been… Read More »

‘CHESS AND MATHEMATICS – CHESS AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE’ IN LONDON

Last weekend, 6-7 December, 2014 at the beginning of the 6th London Chess Classic tournament, ‘Chess and Mathematics – Chess and Education Conference’ was held, in London/England. The Conference was organized by the Chess in Schools and Communities and it gathered 130 participants from more than 30 countries. The conference was organised in a professional manner with the… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – ANNOUNCEMENT

In the last 3 months, after Tromso ECU GA and elections, the European Chess Union administration managed to find organizers for 6 European Championships, without a schedule for the years 2015 and 2016. The efforts continue with the target to finalize the entire ECU calendar for the next 2 years. Regarding the “European Individual Women Championship 2015”, during… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION NOVEMBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the November 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter. In the November 2014 edition you will find: Carlsen – Anand match – report about the World Championship Match 2014; The report about the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014 in Tallin; Short previewabout the 4th Quarter FIDE Presidential Board Meeting in Sochi; Who are the members… Read More »

EUSA DECIDED THE EUROPEAN CHESS UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) Convention was held from 14 to 16 November. EUSA Convention is supported by the International University Sport Federation (FISU). The EUSA Convention formally started with a reception at the Rectorate of the University of Ljubljana on Friday, November 14. Participants were the Organisers of the European Universities Championships 2015, Organisers of the… Read More »

ECU COMMISSIONS MEMBERS

At the meeting on 24th October in Batumi/Georgia, the ECU Board appointed the new ECU Commissions: Educational Commission, Events Commission, Arbiters Council and Women’s Commission. The Chairman of the Educational Commission is Jesper Hall from Sweden, and the Secretary is Alexander Kostyev from Russia. Other members of the Educational Commission are Ferenc Maurer (HUN), Pigasios Hatzinikolaou (CYP), John Foley (ENG),… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION OCTOBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the second edition of the monthly Newsletter, with a brand new design. In the October 2014 edition you will find: 24th European Youth Chess Championship 2014 in Batumi – report about the EYCC; the report about the ECU Board and ECU Extraordinary General Assembly in Batumi; 8th International Aquaprofit – Polgar Chess Festival –… Read More »

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