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World Chess Championship Match tied after 13 games

After 13 played games at the World Chess Championship Match 2023 between Ian Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren, the result is tied 6.5-6.5. New World Chess Champion will be determined in the last classical game of the match or in the playoffs. Ian Nepomniachtchi had a full-point lead before the last two-game portions. Ding Liren once again bounced back… Read More »

Communique of the ECU Board Meeting – CL No.1/2023

The second quarterly meeting of the ECU Board was held in Rhodes, Greece, on April 21 and 22. The Municipality of Rhodes hosted the event under excellent conditions. ECU expresses its thanks and appreciation to the Mayor of Rhodes, Mr. Andonis Cambourakis. The opening of the meeting was attended by the FIDE and Greek Chess Federation Vice President… Read More »

ACC – ECU Chess Symposium

The ASEAN Chess Confederation and the European Chess Union announce the chess symposium which will include separate workshops for trainers, arbiters and organisers. The Symposium will take place from 19-24 June in Bangkok, Thailand. The Symposium will start with the Trainers workshop which will be held from 19-21 June with GM Artur Yusupov as the lecturer. The workshop… Read More »

France wins double gold at the 2023 Mitropa Cup

France’s teams won gold medals in both the open and women’s sections at Mitropa Chess Cup 2023, organised by the Croatian Chess Federation in Mali Lošinj. The closing ceremony featured the presence of some honourable guests: the Mayor of Mali Lošinj, Mrs Anna Kučić, and the President of the European Chess Union, Mr Zurab Azmaiparashvili. The President of… Read More »

ECU E-Magazine March 2023

ECU E-Magazine March 2023 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2023 European Individual Chess Championship 2023 European Women’s Chess Championship 2023 European Youth Team Chess Championship 2023 – Official invitation European Open and Women’s Chess Club Cup 2023 – Official invitation Mitropa Cup 2023 in Mali… Read More »

Mitropa Cup 2023 starts in Mali Losinj, Croatia

The 2023 edition of the Mitropa Cup starts this Monday in Mali Losinj, Croatia. The event will be played from 10th – 20th April at Hotel Aurora in the well-known tourist destination in Croatia. The event is played in Open and Women’s sections separately, with participation of 10 federations: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia,… Read More »

Nils Grandelius wins Reykjavik Open 2023

The 37th edition of the Reykjavik Open took place from March 29 to April 4 in Harpa Conference Center, Iceland. GM Nils Grandelius (SWE, 2658) emerged as the Winner of the event with the score of 7.5 points. Grandelius scored a victory in the last round against IM Quentin Loiseau (FRA, 2449) to be half a point ahead… Read More »