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EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 FINISHED

On Sunday, August 14th culminated in Kouty nad Desnou (CZE) fights for winning EU Youth Chess Championship 2016. The last rounds were full of fights and tension. In category Boys U8 took the first place Blazej Grot (POL), the second place Jakov Klonov (GER) and the third Markuss Berzinsh (LAT). In category Girls U8 took the first place… Read More »

FINAL COUNTDOWN: EUROPEAN YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

The European Youth Chess Championship 2016 starts in two days in Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. The Championship is organized by AVE-KONTAKT Pardubice agency, Czech Chess Federation and the European Chess Union, and it takes place 17-28 August at the TOP HOTEL Praha, which is the official hotel and the official venue of the event. The tournament is played in 6… Read More »

EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016: REPORT NO. 3

Already seven rounds were played within EU Youth Chess Championship 2016! After the round 7, the leader in category of boys and girls in U8 is Blazej Grot (POL), in category U10 Deyan Samuil Kostov (BUL), in U12 duo Barnabas Persanyi (HUN), Vladimir Pavlov (BUL) and in U14 Romanian duo Bogdan-Emanuel David and Radu-Cristian Fluerariu. Results Daily there… Read More »

EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016: REPORT NO. 2

EU Youth Chess Championship 2016 is underway. The level of the event is very good, competitions are balanced and after four rounds there is not a player with full amount of points! In category U8 is leading Jakov Klonov (GER) and Blazej Grot (POL), in U10 Deyan Samuil Kostov (BUL) and Valentin Genov (BUL), in U12 Barnabas Persanyi (HUN),… Read More »

EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 STARTED

On Saturday 6th August, in the Hotel Dlouhe Strane in Kouty nad Desnou in the Czech Republic, the 14th European Union Youth Chess Championship U8, U10, U12 and U14 started. European Union Youth Chess Championship 2016 is organized by Sachovy klub Svetla nad Sazavou in cooperation with the Czech Chess Federation, under the patronage of the European Chess Union.… Read More »

EU YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 STARTS IN 3 DAYS

European Union Youth Chess Championship 2016 starts in three days in Kouty nad Desnou/Czech Republic, in the organization of the Czech Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The official venue of the event is the Cultural Hall of Hotel Dlouhe Strane Kouty nad Desnou. 14 European Chess Federations confirmed the participation of their representatives in 4 age categories:… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER JULY 2016

ECU Newsletter July 2016 is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Israel and Ukraine win European Youth Team Chess Championship 2016; European Universities Chess Games 2016 report; Magnus Carlsen wins Bilbao Masters 2016; Maxime Vachier-Lagrave winner of Dortmund 2016; ECU General Assembly 2016 in Baku; Chess for kids with Down syndrome; Fun Zone; Upcoming events in August 2016. The ECU Newsletter… Read More »

CZECH OPEN 2016 FINAL REPORT

In the main tournament Pardubice Open were presented 291 players. „We saw 45 GMs and 65 IMs,” said director of Czech Open Jan Mazuch. After eight rounds of Pardubice Open, only one player remained in the lead – GM Movsesian from Armenia. In the final round he played against Israeli GM Tamir Nabaty. Movsesian knew that a draw… Read More »

AGENDA OF ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2016

The ECU General Assembly 2016  will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday 10th September 2016. On behalf of the ECU President Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili we herewith invite all the ECU members federations to attend the annual ECU General Assembly 2016. The Assembly will start at 09.30 am in Baku Fairmont Hotel. The Agenda of the ECU GA 2016,… Read More »

CZECH OPEN 2016

Many chess tournaments took place in Pardubice during the last week. One of the most important and star-studded was rapid chess tournament, in which also very strong chess players took part. “This is one of the strongest rapid tournament and we are really happy about the interest for taking part in it. Especially we are very glad to… Read More »

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