The European Chess Union (ECU), the Education Committee of ECU, Event Committee of ECU, and the International School Chess Union (ISCU) have the honour to invite all National Chess Federations, members of European Chess Union, and schools in Europe to participate in the Third ECU School Team Internet Championships 2019, which will be played on November 13 and November 20, 2019.

The event will be played in two age categories: U11 and U17, with School team compositions of 4 players, 2 boys and 2 girls. The members of one team must be students of the same school.

The U11 event will be played on 13th of November, and the U17 event will be played on 20th of November.

Entry forms must be filled by the schools and signed by Teacher and the Principal of the school, and shall be submitted to the Organizing Committee by e-mail no later than the registration deadline Friday November 8, 2019.

The event will be played in 7 rounds, Swiss System, with rate of play of 10 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 3 seconds per move starting from move 1.

The 3rd edition of the ECU Internet School Team Chess Championship will be played on the platform Instruction “How to use Chess King playing zone” will be published on the official website of the event.

Team-winner in each age category (U11 and U17) becomes ECU School Team Internet Champion for 2019 and each player of team-winner in age category (U11 and U17) takes the title of ECU School Team Internet Champion for 2019. Team-winners (1, 2, 3 places in each age categories) and their players will be awarded with ECU special diplomas.

Players of Winner teams of each section will be invited to participate in The European School Chess Championship-2020 as invited players, together with their Trainer as an Accompanying person.

Official Website of the event

Official regulations- ECU Internet School Team Chess Championship 2019

Contact information:

Tournament Director:
Alexander Kostyev
President of the International School Chess Union, IO
Tel: +7 903 796 41 76

Technical Support:
Kirill Pronin
Skype: kirill.pronin

Olga Alferova
Skype: alferova_olga