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EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union in Prague/Czech Republic, from 17th August (arrival) to 28th August (departure) 2016. The tournament is played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, Boys and Girls separately. The entry form must be filled in by the national federation on the… Read More »

EUROPEAN SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 REGULATIONS

The 16th European Senior Chess Championship will take place in Yerevan, Armenia from June 4 (day of arrival) to 14 June (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in Chess House after Tigran Petrosian. The European Senior Chess Championship will be played in two categories: one for those who shall have reached the age of 50 (category SENIOR 50+),… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 REGULATIONS

The European Individual Chess Championship 2016 will be held in Gjakova (Kosovo*), 11 – 24 May 2016, at the “Pashtriku” Hotel. The organizer of the competition is Gjakova Municipality together with the Kosovo Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The European Individual Chess Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations, which comprise the ECU (FIDE zones… Read More »

EUROPEAN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 OFFICIAL INVITATION

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2016 will be held in Ruzomberok, a town in northern Slovakia, from June 5 (day of arrival) to June 12 (day of departure) 2016. The tournament will be held in the „Sports hall Koniaren“, and the official accommodating hotel is Hotel Kultura *** . The Championship is open to all players representing Chess Federations,… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2016

January 2016 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Chess in School Conference in Brussels; Report about Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2016; Guinness World Record set at Moscow Open 2016; Max Euwe Centrum in Amsterdam; European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship 2016; European School Chess Championship 2016 Regulations;… Read More »

TRADITIONAL KARPOS OPEN 2016

Karpos Open 2016 is traditional open chess tournament organized by the municipality Karpos, one of the municipalities in the capital city of FYR Macedonia, Skopje in collaboration with Chess Club Gambit Asseco SEE. The Tournament will be played according to the rules of Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of… Read More »

EUROPEAN SMALL NATIONS INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

In the beginning of the new year, European Chess Union and the Luxembourg Chess Federation signed a contract for the organization of the 2nd European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship. The contract was signed between the ECU Secretary General, Mr. Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou and the President of the Luxembourg Chess Federation, Mr. Pierre Fattebene. The Championship will be held in… Read More »

IN MEMORIAM ELISABETA POLIHRONIADE

With great sadness, the Romanian Chess Federation is announcing that WGM Elisabeta Polihroniade has passed away on 23rd January 2016. Honorary member of FIDE and ROU CF, WGM, IA Elisabeta Polihroniade (ROU) was a great promoter of chess all over the world and an active representative of RCF in FIDE and ECU. Elisabeta Polihroniade was one of the… Read More »

POLISH UNIVERSITY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

On 15-17 January 2016 the Academic Polish Chess Championships were held, which have been traditionally organized by the Academic Sport Association Club of the University of Economics in Katowice. The Championship was attended by about 300 chess players from 42 universities from whole Poland, including many successful chess Grandmasters with international achievements. Men’s Individual Championship started with a… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 REGULATIONS

Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of European Chess Union organize European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016, which will be held in Mamaia/Romania, from 26th May to 8th June, 2016. The 17th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship is open to all players representing the Chess Federations which comprise the European Chess Union (FIDE zones 1.1… Read More »

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