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LEADERS EMERGE AT EUROPEAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Five rounds are played at the 25th European Youth Chess Championship 2015 in Porec, and day before the free day leaders is some groups already emerged and promise quite an exciting finish of the tournament. In Boys U18, IM Petrosyan Manuel (ARM 2443), IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can (TUR 2422), Eggink Ryszard (POL 2324), IM Stremavicius Titas (LTU… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP UNDERWAY IN POREC

The best young European chess players from 42 countries have gathered these days in Porec, where the 25th European Youth Chess Championship is taking place. The championship is attended by 841 competitors (Boys and Girls) in six age groups, from 8 to 18 years of age. 640 trainers and professional staff are accompanying them, and due to the… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 OPENED

European Youth Chess Championship 2015 was opened yesterday night in the city center, on the coast in front of hotel Neptun in Porec/Croatia. President of Croatian Chess Federation, Mr. Josip Leko officially opened the event, on behalf of the President of Croatia, Mrs. Kolindea Grabar Kitarovic, who is the patron of the Championship. The opening ceremony was attended… Read More »

SOCIAL CHESS ENTREPRENEUR BOOTCAMP IN LONDON

The European Chess Union and Chess in Schools and Communities, a UK registered charity, are joining forces to provide the first ever professional program for social entrepreneurs in chess. As part of the London Chess Classic with its London Chess and Education Conference 2015 on the theme „Chess and Society“ the best applicants will come together for a… Read More »

EUROPEAN RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and Belarus Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2015, 17-21 December, 2015, in Minsk/Belarus. The tournament venue will be Sports Palace,  Pr. Pobeditelei, 4, Minsk, Belarus. The European Individual… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2015

August 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2015; Report about European Amateur Chess Championship 2015; Report about EU Youth Chess Championship 2015; ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili starts Vienna Open 2015; ECU President at Chess Festival Liepajas Rokade 2015 in Riga;… Read More »

WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT EU YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

On Thursday August 27th 2015 culminated in Kouty nad Desnou (CZE) fights for winning EU Youth Chess Championship 2015. The last rounds were full of fights and tension. In category Boys U8 took the first place CM Rajat Makkar (FRA), the second place Alexandre Druaux (FRA) and the third Marek Fizer (CZE). In category Girls U8 took the… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA

The ECU General Assembly will be held in Bar, Montenegro on Saturday 10th October 2015. On behalf of ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili we herewith invite all the ECU member federations to attend the Annual ECU General Assembly 2015. The Assembly will start at 10.00 AM in the Castle of King Nicolas. The Agenda of the ECU GA 2015 can… Read More »

EU YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – REPORT NO. 3

Already 6 rounds were played within EU Youth Chess Championship 2015! After the round 6, the leader in category of boys and girls in U8 is CM Rajat Makkar (FRA), with 6 points out of 6 rounds! Leader in category U10 is Lachezar Kolev (BUL), in U12 WFM Nurgyul Salimova (BUL) and in  U14 WFM Viktoria Radeva (BUL). All… Read More »

FIRST AWARDS AT EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

EU Youth Chess Championship 2015 is underway. The level of the event is very good, competitions are balanced and after four rounds there is just one player with full amount of points – Rajat Makkar (FRA) in category U8. In U10 is leading Tomas Povilaitis (LTU), Lachezar Kolev (BUL), in U12  Bogdan-Emanuel David (ROU), Augustas Gucaga (LTU) and in U14… Read More »

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