To: European National Chess Federations
Re: Invitation for the ECU General Assembly and the ECU Elections 2018
Dear Ladies and Sirs,
I have the pleasure to invite you to the ECU General Assembly and the ECU Elections to be held in Batumi, Georgia on 2nd and 3rd of October 2018.
According to the published schedule of the 89th FIDE Congress in Batumi, Georgia, the Continental meetings will take place on 2nd and 3rd of October 2018. The ECU General Assembly will start at 9 am on Tuesday 2nd of October 2018. In accordance with ECU Statutes, proposals from Members to be included in the agenda must reach the ECU Secretariat, by email, not later than Monday 2nd of July 2018.
The ECU General Assembly will be continued with the ECU Board elections, which will take place on Wednesday 3rd October 2018, after the conclusion of the FIDE Presidential ticket elections.
The President, the Deputy President, two (2) Vice President, the Secretary General and the Treasurer are elected on a combined ticket. Nominations for this ticket shall reach the ECU Secretariat scanned by email, not later than Monday 2nd of July 2018.
Nominations for the individual elections of the rest three (3) Vice Presidents shall reach the ECU Secretariat scanned by email, not later than Monday 2nd of July 2018.
The nominations for elections may be sent also by postal service or express postal service (DHL, Fedex, TNT) to the address: European Chess Union, M.Kostava Str. 37a, Chess Palace, 0179 Tbilisi, Georgia. The sender shall ensure that the nominatiion(s) will reach the ECU office not later than Monday 2nd of July 2018 in order to be valid.
Nomination papers are obtainable from the ECU Secretariat. You may find all details regarding electoral process and nominations in the ECU Statutes (attached).
All the information about your registration, travel and accommodation for the 89th FIDE Congress are included in the Chess Olympiad Invitation (attached).
I will be happy to welcome and meet you in Batumi,
ECU President Tbilisi 31.05.2018