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EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP STARTED

The European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015 takes place from 12th to 20th July in Vienna/Austria. Mr. Christian Hursky and Mr. Johann Pöcksteiner from the Vienna Chess Federation opened the event together with Mrs. Marianne Klicka, President of the Vienna Parlament, and Mr. Kurt Jungwirth, the President of the Austrian Chess Federation. Mr. Jungwirth reminded all the present at the… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 STARTS IN 3 DAYS

Vienna Chess Federation and Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organizes the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Vienna/Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. Playing venue and accommodation will be in the Hotel AIRO Wien. 42 teams from 14 federations have registered so far. List of the teams can be found on Chess-Results The Championship will… Read More »

UPCOMING: EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union and Mr. Bronisław Komorowski, the President of the Republic of Poland organizes the European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship 2015. The Championship will take place from 12-20 July, 2015, in Karpacz, Poland. The official venue will be New Queen of Karkonosze Hotel (Nowa Królowa Karkonoszy Hotel). The… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 4/2015

Dear Chess Friends, The ECU Board meeting took place on 12th & 13th June in Bucharest, Romania. We would like to thank the Romanian Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meeting. Main information and decisions of the meeting are as follows: According to the ECU Statutes, the unanimous ECU General Assembly 2014 decision in… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOLS CHAMPIONS FOR 2015 ANNOUNCED

The European Schools Chess Championship 2015, organised by Turkish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union and with the sponsorship of TR Promotion Fund ended with the closing ceremony on 2nd July, 2015. With all the results summed in the end of the championship, Turkey was the best team and became the champion country, with… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER JUNE 2015

June 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: ECU and EU meetings in Brussels; Report about Mitropa Cup 2015; Report about Norway Chess 2015; Report about European Schools Chess Championship 2015; In Memoriam Gaguik Oganessian; ECU President’s working meetings in Galicia, Bucharest, Tirana and Warsaw; ECU Survey; ECU Board… Read More »

ESCC 2015 – TWO MORE ROUNDS TO GO!

Today was a tough day for the participants of the European Schools Chess Championship 2015, as two rounds were played. For some it was a difficult task, but for Svetlen Ivanov from Bulgaria (Open U7) and Olga Melenchuk from Russia (Girls U9) it wasn’t. They are the only two players in the whole Championship who managed to win… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 ROUND 5 REPORT

5 rounds of the European Schools Chess Championship 2015 in Konya have finished so far. The battles are heating up, and in some groups there are still players with perfect score. In the group Open U7 Emin Ahmadov (AZE) and Svetlen Ivanov (BUL) are in the lead with 5/5. In Girls U7 the leader is Zeynep Ruya Kaval… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM GAGUIK OGANESSIAN

Chess world got very painful news that the Executive Secretary of Armenian Chess Federation Gaguik Oganessian passed away at the age of 68. Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, President of the European Chess Union, sent a letter of condolences to Armenian Chess Federation, which we convey below. Dear friends, On behalf of the European Chess Union and myself, I express my deepest… Read More »

LEADERS EMERGE AT ESCC 2015 IN KONYA

In the youngest category, Open U7, the Azerbaijani player Emin Ahmadov, The Bulgarian player Svetlen Ivanov and the Turkish player Kerem Erten remain undefeated after 4 rounds. In Girls U7 category, Zeynep Ruya Kaval (TUR) and Olesia Vlasova (RUS) are leading with the perfect score. In the category Open U9, 4 players are tied with 4/4 at the… Read More »

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