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European Youth Chess Championship 2022 opens in Antalya, Turkey

The European Youth Chess Championship 2022 will be played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U18, open and girls sections separately, and opens on Sunday in Antalya, Turkey. The event will be played from 6th to 15th November in 9 rounds, swiss system. More than 1000 players coming from 46 European federations will compete… Read More »

European Senior Team Chess Championships 2022 – R4 report

The 2022 European Senior Team Chess Championships (50+ & 65+ age categories) are ongoing in Dresden, Germany. After four played rounds, Slovakia and England 50-1 tie for the first place of the 50+ section, scoring perfect 8 match points. Slovakia headed by Lubomir Ftacnik yesterday convincingly defeated Österreich with the 3.5-0.5 score, while England 50-1 claimed a narrow… Read More »

European Senior Team Chess Championships 2022 open in Dresden

The 2022 European Senior Team Chess Championships 2022 (categories 50+ and 65+) will be played from 27th October to 5th November 2022 in Dresden, Germany. The event opens today with the technical meeting and opening ceremony starting at 11:00 CEST, while the first round kicks off at 15:00 CEST. A record number of 79 teams will take part… Read More »

FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship Finals opened in Reykjavik

The FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship over-the-board final opened yesterday in Reykjavik, and will be played from 25-30 October 2022 at the Brjaya Reykjavik Natura Hotel. The finals will consist of a two-group stage followed by the knockout semifinals and final. The time control will be 25 minutes per player for the first 30 moves, after which… Read More »

FIDE Women’s Candidates 2022/23 opens in Monaco

FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament 2022/2023 opens tomorrow in Monaco with the Pool A knock-out part of the event. FIDE this year adopted the new knock-out system for the FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament 2022/2023 which features 8 players and two knock-out pools: A and B. The Winners of each pool will qualify for the Finals which will be played… Read More »

ECU E-Magazine September 2022

ECU E-Magazine September 2022 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: European Chess Club Cup 2022 ECU Commissions Global Chess Festival 2022 4th ESNA European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship 2022 European Cities & Towns Chess Championship 2022 Tournament of Peace 2022 Upcoming European Senior Team Chess Championship 2022 9th RIDEF Francophone’s… Read More »

Novy Bor Chess Club and ASVOe Pamhagen win European Club Cup 2022

The 37th European Chess Club Cup and the 26th European Women’s Club Cup concluded yesterday in Mayrhofen, Austria, with Novy Bor Chess Club clinching the title in the Open section and ASVOe Pamhagen winning the Women’s tournament. The Czech team Novy Bor defeated Asnieres Le Grand Echiquier from France in the thrilling last round to score impressive 7/7… Read More »

Tournament of Peace 2022

The historical chess tournament, Tournament of Peace 2022, will take place from 12th – 20th October 2022 in Zagreb, Croatia. The event will be played in the National and University Library, with 10 world-class grandmasters competing over 9 rounds (round-robin system). The participants are: Santos Latasa Jaime (ESP, 2672), Moussard Jules (FRA, 2670), Shevchenko Kirill (UKR, 2642), Yilmaz… Read More »

European Chess Club Cup 2022 – Round 3 report

Three rounds have been already played at the 37th European Chess Club Cup and the 26th European Women’s Club Cup in Mayrhofen, Austria with six teams in the Open section and two teams in the Women’s section emerging on the top with the perfect score of 6 match points. With no major upsets, most of the favorites scored… Read More »

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