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NONE REMAINS PERFECT AT EICC 2019 – 4TH ROUND REPORT

After four played rounds at European Individual Chess Championship, none remains with a perfect score, but 19 players tie on the top with 3.5 points. All the leaders’ clashes ended in a peaceful manner, besides the game between Van Foreest Lucas (NED, 2515) and top-seeded Artemiev Vladislav (RUS, 2736), who lagged behind the leaders for 0.5 points. The… Read More »

SEVEN PLAYERS EMERGED ON THE TOP OF EICC 2019

Only seven players emerged on the top with perfect score after three played rounds of the 20th edition of European Individual Chess Championship: Cheparinov Ivan (GEO, 2683), Alekseenko Kirill (RUS, 2644), Piorun Kacper (POL, 2631), Chigaev Maksim (RUS, 2613), Bartel Mateusz (POL, 2600), Azarov Sergei (BLR, 2585) and Van Foreest Lucas (NED, 2515). Grandelius Nils (SWE, 2694) against… Read More »

MORE SURPRISES IN THE SECOND ROUND OF EICC 2019

The second round of European Individual Chess Championship 2019 brought harsh struggles and more upsets for the top seeds. Fifty games of the round two ended in a draw, while dozens of games ended with a decisive result in favour of underdogs. One of the favourites and number four on the starting rank list, Kovalev Vladislav (BLR, 2703),… Read More »

MANY UPSETS IN THE FIRST ROUND OF EICC 2019

Many top seeders of the European Individual Chess Championship 2019 suffered huge upsets in the first round of the event. The battle for the throne of the European Champion started after the Director of the Agency of youth and sports of North Macedonia, Mr. Darko Koevski, made the first move on the first board, in the game between… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 OPENS

The European Individual Chess Championship 2019 has been officially launched today on the Opening ceremony, which took place at the official venue at- Hotel “Double Tree” by Hilton, located in Skopje, North Macedonia. Following local dance performances, the President of European Chess Union Mr Zurab Azmaiparashvili greeted all participants and guests, pointing the importance of events such as the… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 OPENS TOMORROW

European Individual Chess Championship 2019 will be officially declared opened tomorrow, during the Opening Ceremony which will take place at the official hotel and playing venue of the Championship, Hotel “Double Tree” by Hilton. The Opening ceremony will start at 19.00 (local time) while the first round of the event, which takes place from 17th-30th March in Skopje,… Read More »

SUMMER CHESS CAMP IN MARIBOR, SLOVENIA

European Chess Academy, in cooperation with European Chess Union and Kasparov Chess Foundation, organizes Summer Chess Camp from 22nd-29th June in Maribor, Slovenia. Summer Chess Camp contains many various chess and sports events for the participants, such as: simultaneous game against former Women’s World Chess Champion, Antoaneta Stefanova, Rapid Tournament Lent 2019, morning chess lessons, organized sports fun,… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Regulations

AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency (the organizer of Czech Open Chess Festival and Czech Tour Chess Festivals Series, the organizer from now), the Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations and the European Chess Union (ECU) to participate in the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2019 organised in Pardubice, Czech Republic… Read More »

1st SCHENGEN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP CHESS FOR KIDS

The 1st Schengen Youth Championship Chess for Peace will be held from 8th-12th May in Luxembourg City. The event will be played in 8 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, open and girls separately, for players coming from countries without Visa requirements to EU. The event is registered for the worldwide system Smart Kids. The… Read More »

EUROPEAN WOMEN INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Official Regulations

The European Women Individual Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 10th April- 23rd April in Antalya, Turkey. The official venue and Hotel of the 20th edition of European Women Individual Chess Championship will be 5* Aska Lara Resort&Spa Hotel, located in Antalya. The event is open to all players representing the Chess Federations members of the European… Read More »

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