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EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 FINISHED

The 25th European Youth Chess Championship, the most numerous Championship in the ECU calendar finished yesterday in Porec/Croatia. After 9 days of great fights, 12 new European Youth Champions were crowned. In Open U18 IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can (TUR 2422) with 7 points. Silver and bronze went to IM Petrosyan Manuel (ARM 2443) and IM Stremavicius Titas… Read More »

EUROPEAN DEAF CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS STARTED IN BAKU

The 22nd European Deaf Chess Championships for Clubs, 3rd Deaf Open Clubs Tournament, and 1st European Deaf Chess Championships for National Deaf Chess Teams (Men, Women & Juniors) started today in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Championship is taking place at the Republican Chess Centre (Club), from 28th September to 4th October, 2015. The organizers of the event are the… Read More »

LEADERS EMERGE AT EUROPEAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Five rounds are played at the 25th European Youth Chess Championship 2015 in Porec, and day before the free day leaders is some groups already emerged and promise quite an exciting finish of the tournament. In Boys U18, IM Petrosyan Manuel (ARM 2443), IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can (TUR 2422), Eggink Ryszard (POL 2324), IM Stremavicius Titas (LTU… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP UNDERWAY IN POREC

The best young European chess players from 42 countries have gathered these days in Porec, where the 25th European Youth Chess Championship is taking place. The championship is attended by 841 competitors (Boys and Girls) in six age groups, from 8 to 18 years of age. 640 trainers and professional staff are accompanying them, and due to the… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 OPENED

European Youth Chess Championship 2015 was opened yesterday night in the city center, on the coast in front of hotel Neptun in Porec/Croatia. President of Croatian Chess Federation, Mr. Josip Leko officially opened the event, on behalf of the President of Croatia, Mrs. Kolindea Grabar Kitarovic, who is the patron of the Championship. The opening ceremony was attended… Read More »

SOCIAL CHESS ENTREPRENEUR BOOTCAMP IN LONDON

The European Chess Union and Chess in Schools and Communities, a UK registered charity, are joining forces to provide the first ever professional program for social entrepreneurs in chess. As part of the London Chess Classic with its London Chess and Education Conference 2015 on the theme „Chess and Society“ the best applicants will come together for a… Read More »

EUROPEAN RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus and Belarus Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2015, 17-21 December, 2015, in Minsk/Belarus. The tournament venue will be Sports Palace,  Pr. Pobeditelei, 4, Minsk, Belarus. The European Individual… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2015

August 2015 edition of the European Chess Union Newsletter is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Report about European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2015; Report about European Amateur Chess Championship 2015; Report about EU Youth Chess Championship 2015; ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili starts Vienna Open 2015; ECU President at Chess Festival Liepajas Rokade 2015 in Riga;… Read More »

WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT EU YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

On Thursday August 27th 2015 culminated in Kouty nad Desnou (CZE) fights for winning EU Youth Chess Championship 2015. The last rounds were full of fights and tension. In category Boys U8 took the first place CM Rajat Makkar (FRA), the second place Alexandre Druaux (FRA) and the third Marek Fizer (CZE). In category Girls U8 took the… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA

The ECU General Assembly will be held in Bar, Montenegro on Saturday 10th October 2015. On behalf of ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili we herewith invite all the ECU member federations to attend the Annual ECU General Assembly 2015. The Assembly will start at 10.00 AM in the Castle of King Nicolas. The Agenda of the ECU GA 2015 can… Read More »

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