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International Chess Day – 20th July

World will be celebrating International Chess Day on the 20th of July and International Chess Federation FIDE calls for joint activities: “Dear chess friend, Very soon, on July 20th, we will celebrate International Chess Day. As you probably know, this also marks FIDE’s 96th anniversary. This is a day to celebrate chess, and from the International Chess Federation,… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE JUNE 2020

ECU E-Magazine June 2020 is out! In June 2020 edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: ECU Board Meeting held on 27th June ECU Webinar “Women in Leadership Roles” ECU Training Lectures by European Chess Academy Online Chess Simultaneous exhibitions with top GMs FIDE Online Olympiad FIDE ECU Online International Organizers Seminar Meet Chess Legend GM… Read More »

FIDE ONLINE OLYMPIAD

International Chess Federation FIDE organises the Online Olympiad in period from 22nd July to 30th August 2020. National teams of all federations affiliated to FIDE have the right to participate in FIDE Online Olympiad. The event will be separated in 5 divisions ranked from “BASE DIVISION” to “TOP DIVISION” in accordance with the final standings of the Gaprindashvili… Read More »

Communique of the ECU Board Meeting- CL No.3

The European Chess Union 3rd  Board meeting for 2020, took place on the 27th of June through teleconference. The main areas under discussion and decisions made were the following:  European Championships 2020 & 2021 European Chess Union will not hold any official over the board European Championship till September 2020. Affiliated events are full responsibility of respective organisers.… Read More »

ECU FIDE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZERS WEBINAR

European Chess Union organise the ECU FIDE International Organizers Webinar, in period from 27th-30th July, in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission, FIDE Women’s Commission. The Webinar is co-funded by FIDE Development Fund. The Webinar features up to 60 participants seats: 20 female participants from European federations member supported by FIDE DEV fund 10 participants from European Small Nations… Read More »

International Chess Tournamemts in Europe, from June to July!

After the pause of the over-the-board chess activities due to health reasons, National Chess Federations throughout Europe have announced the continuation of the over-the-board Open chess festivals and individual events. The upcoming events in June and July are: Panevėžys Open 2020 , 26th June-3rd JulyLocation: Panevezys, Lithuania 16th Baltic Pearl Open 2020– 28th June- 7th July, Location: Lazy,… Read More »

ECU WEBINAR “WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES”

European Chess Union organised a webinar on women in leadership roles on the 12th of June. It was a follow on from the previous webinar on women in chess. The Webinar was organised by Mrs. Eva Repkova, ECU Vice-President and Chair of Fide Women’s Commission and Alice O’Gorman, secretary of ECU Women’s Commission who was and the main… Read More »

ONLINE SUMMER CHESS CAMP BY EUROPEAN CHESS ACADEMY

European Chess Academy organises Online summer chess camp in period from 29th June- 21st August. The lectures of the Online Summer Chess Camp will be scheduled every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, within two groups: for participants aged U10 and for participants born before 2010. The lecturers of the camp will be: GM, FIDE Senior Trainer, Adrian Mikhalchishin IM,… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE MAY 2020

ECU E-Magazine May 2020 is out! In May 2020 edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: European Online Chess Championship 2020 Simultaneous exhibitions with Top Grandmasters Online Chess Camps ECU and ECU Educational Commission upcoming events How to restart “Over the board” Chess activities? FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup Arbiters Corner Upcoming events in June Fun… Read More »

SIMULTANEOUS EXHIBITION WITH TOP GRANDMASTERS #EOCC2020

100 players, the Winners of a Simultaneous exhibition prize at European Online Chess Championship, will participate in simul exhibition with Top Grandmasters. All the players will have time control of 10 minutes + 5 seconds of an increment per move, starting from move one. The simultaneous exhibitions will be LIVE broadcasted through European Chess Union Facebook page. 25… Read More »

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