Turkish Chess Federation invites all European Chess Federations members of ECU to participate in the 33rd European Club Cup and the 22nd European Club Cup for Women. The events will be held in Antalya, Turkey. The dates are 7th October (arrival and opening) to 15th October 2017 (departure).

The event will be held in the Ballroom of the 5* Avantgarde Hotel, Antalya, which is the official hotel and venue.

Avantgarde Hotel

Both championships will be held in 7 rounds, played under the Swiss system, in accordance with the ECU Tournament Rules. the time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Avantgarde Hotel

The teams shall be composed of six (6) players and two (2) reserves in Men’s competition, and four (4) players and (1) reserve in Women’s competition.

Each federation intending to participate, with one or more clubs, must inform the Organizing Committee before August 15, 2017 of its acceptance of the invitation, specifying the exact number of its clubs participating. A copy should be sent to the Tournament Director Petr Piske-mail:


Afterwards, entry forms must be completed and returned to the Tournament Office, email:, no later than 1 September 2017, by fax or mail stamped by the Federation or by official email. The date of 1 September 2017 is the registration deadline. In the entry form, the basic team composition must be included.

The complete registration form must include surname/s, first name/s, ID number, FIDE rating and title, as well as passport number of each player. It must also include the name and telephone / e-mail / fax number of the Chief of Delegation, as well as of the person in charge of the Club. The Organizing Committee will contact each of the Clubs to confirm registration and booking.

The total prize fund is 34.000 EUR (24.000 EUR for Men’s event and 10.000 EUR for Women’s).


The official website of the European Club Cup 2017 is

Contact information: Turkish Chess Federation

Address: Fevzi Pasa Mah. Sehit Yasar Akansel Sokak,Özgürler İş Merkezi No: 3 Kat : 6 Ankara, Turkey

General Director : IO Özgür Solakoğlu, email:

Tournament Director : Petr Pisk, email:

Organization Director : N. Erman Üsküdarlı, email:

Accommodation Director : IO Ümit Küçükahmetoğlu, email:

The Official regulations can be downloaded below or here, as well as the registration forms.


2017 ECCC Antalya Forms