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EUROPEAN ONLINE BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP – Official regulations

European Chess Union (ECU) and Silesian Chess Federation (SCF) organise the European Online Blitz Chess Championship, which will be played from Friday 18th of December till Sunday 20th of December, through Tornelo Online platform. The event is open (with free entry) to all players rated 2300+ (FIDE standard rating) belonging to European national federations. ECU and Silesian Chess… Read More »

AUSTRIAN CHESS FEDERATION CELEBRATES ITS 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Austrian Chess Federation (ACF) was founded in Vienna on December 12, 1920, and on the occasion of the 100th anniversary, the ACF presents an exclusive chess magazine. Austria’s current Number 1 Markus Ragger was voted Austria’s Player of the Century by the readers of ‘Schach aktiv’ magazine. Shortly after the turmoil of World War I, the Austrian Chess… Read More »

ECU MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2020

ECU E-Magazine November 2020 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: FIDE Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities Skilling Open EU High Level Virtual Conference Presentation of 2024 Hungarian Chess Olympiad bid ECU General Assembly 2020 Upcoming European Online Women’s Club Cup ECU Annual Training Program ChessTech2020 Conference Tornelo Festival of Chess… Read More »

ChessTech 2020 Conference

8th London Chess Conference – ChessTech2020 will take place online this year, on 5th and 6th December 2020. The Conference is supported by the European Chess Union and keeps up with the theme Chess and Technology. The conference will focus on playing and teaching chess online, using sophisticated self-learning systems and will bring together the world’s leading experts… Read More »

SKILLING OPEN STARTS

The first event on the $1.5 million Champions Chess Tour, the Skilling Open, starts today with the participation of 16 World Top players: reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen (NOR), Vachier-Lagrave Maxime, Ding Liren, Nakamura Hikaru, Nepomniachtchi Ian, Aronian Levon, Duda, Jan-Krzysztof, Radjabov, Teimour, Le Quang Liem, Svidler Peter, Wesley So, Anish Giri, Karjakin Sergey, Firouzja Alireza, Anton… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2020

On behalf of ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili, we herewith invite all ECU members federations to attend the Annual ECU General Assembly 2020 to be held online on Saturday 19th of December 2020 at 10.00 CET. Each National federation member can be represented by its Delegate or President. Representatives of Member Federations can be assisted by one counsellor each… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2020

ECU E-Magazine October 2020 is out! In October 2020 edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: Intercontinental Youth Online Chess Cup Masterclass with Judit Polgar European Online Corporate Chess Championship Online Youth Chess Camps for the Winners of European Youth Online Chess Championship 2020 ECU Annual Training Program- Develop practical way of thinking European Online Women’s… Read More »

ECU ANNUAL TRAINING PROGRAM- Develop practical way of thinking!

European Chess Union and European Chess Academy, supported by FIDE Development Fund, organise the annual training program in period from December 5th 2020 to June 5th 2021. ECU annual training program is open for all ages and levels and will be organised within four levels: LEVEL 1 – for players below 1300 ELO LEVEL 2 – for players… Read More »

MAGNUS CARLSEN WINS ALTIBOX NORWAY CHESS

Reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen won the first super grandmasters tournament to be organised during the pandemic of corona virus in Stavanger, Norway. Magnus Carlsen was racing for the top together with Alireza Firouzja, but in the direct encounter in the penultimate round, Magnus took a victory in basic pawns drawn endgame and won the event with… Read More »

ECU ONLINE YOUTH CAMPS STARTING ON MONDAY

ECU Online Youth Camps organised for the Winners of European Youth Online Chess Championship will start on Monday within two groups. The best ranked 8 players of each age category at the European Youth Online Chess Championship were awarded with free participation in ECU Online Youth Camps with top trainers. The lecturers of group for players aged from… Read More »

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