Category Archives: Events

RUSSIA WINS DOUBLE GOLD AT SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

After intense fights in Mali Losinj, Croatia at Senior Team Chess Championship 2019, teams of Russia took gold in both 50+ and 65+ sections! In 65+ category, Russian team convincingly took the victory, with a round to spare. They won all matches and scored perfect 18 match points to be ahead of the runner-ups for 4 match points.… Read More »

R7 REPORT: EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Only two rounds left to be played at European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 before the announcement of the Winners in Mali Losinj, Croatia. In Section 65+, team of Russia maintained a convincing leadership with perfect score of 14 match points and all 7 victories. Russia is followed by three teams tying for the second place, each with… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- R4 REPORT

Four rounds are already played at European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 in Mali Losinj, Croatia and in 50+ section no team emerged on the top with all the victories, while in 65+ section team of Russia leads with a maximum score. In category 50+, top seeders, Russia and Croatia tie for the first place, each with score… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTED

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 was officially declared opened yesterday in Mali Losinj, Croatia, shortly before the start of the first round. On the Opening Ceremony, European Chess Union was represented by ECU Vice-President, Mr. Adrian Mikhalchishin, while Croatian Chess Federation was represented by its Secretary General, Mr. Alojzije Jankovic. 30 teams coming from 15 European federations… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS

European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 starts tomorrow with Captains’ Meeting in Mali Losinj, Croatia, and takes place from 17th-27th September 2019. The event is played in two age categories: 65+ (for players born in 1954 or earlier) and 50+ (for players born in 1969 or earlier). 30 teams coming from 15 European federations registered for the event… Read More »

#DEVELOPMENT IO SEMINAR IN TRIESTE CONCLUDED

The #Development International Organisers Seminar concluded today in Trieste. 25 participants, 23 of which were female, from 13 federations, attended the Seminar and took a high-demanding exam for the acquisition of the IO norm. The seminar was supported by the FIDE Development fund. The main Lecturer of the IO Seminar, the Chairman of the ECU Arbiters Council, IO Mr.… Read More »

EUROPEAN OPEN & YOUTH RAPID AND BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 30th November-4th December, and European Rapid&Blitz Open Chess Championship 2019  starts immediately after, from 4th-8th December. Both events will take place in 4 stars Hotel Sokos Viru, in city of Tallinn. The European Individual Rapid Chess Championship will be played in the Swiss system, 13 rounds, with the… Read More »

SBERBANK WINS EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

After nine played rounds at 2nd edition of European Corporate Chess Championship 2019, team of Sberbank from Russia triumphed the event with all the victories and perfect score of 18 match points. Composition of the Winning team: 1. GM Esipenko Andrey (RUS, 2623, score of 7 points) 2. Sviridov Valery (RUS, 2489, score of 7 points) 3. IM… Read More »

EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTED

The 2nd European Corporate Chess Championship kicked off yesterday in Minsk, Belarus, with participation of 14 teams. The Opening ceremony of the event took place yesterday with attendance of President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Georgian Ambassador in the Republic of Belarus, Mr.  Valery Kvaratskhelia, and FIDE Vice-President, Mrs. Anastasia Sorokina. The event is played in… Read More »

Future Champions of Europe & International Youth Chess Challenge at Global Chess Festival 2019

European Chess Union and Judit Polgar Chess Foundation partner to organise the tournament “Future Champions of Europe” as a part of the annual Global Chess Festival. The event will take place on 12th October 2019 in Hungarian National Gallery, in Budapest, Hungary. So far, 23 players coming from 12 countries registered for the event dedicated to chess players born 1st… Read More »

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