EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019- Official invitation

The 35th edition of European Club Cup and the 24th edition of European Club Cup for Women will simultaneously take place from 9th-17th November 2019 in Ulcinj, Montenegro.

According to ECU Tournament Rules, each European federation is allowed to take part in the European Club Cup event. Number of clubs per federation may be found in the ECU Tournament Rules. In the Women competition all clubs, members of ECU federations, are allowed to participate. Registrations for the event shall be done by national chess federations.

Before the final registration, each federation that intends to participate in European Club Cup 2019 must confirm participation to the organizing committee. Deadline for confirmation of participation is 30th July 2019. A copy of confirmation shall be sent to Tournament Director, Mr. Petr Pisk to the following e-mail address, e-mail:

Afterwards, the entry forms must be completed and returned to the Tournament office email: no later than 15th September 2019. The date of 15th September 2019 is the registration deadline.


The teams shall be composed of six players and two reserves in Open competition, while in the Women’s competition teams shall be composed of four players and one reserve.

The events will be played in 7 rounds, Swiss system, with time control 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.


The organizers provided transfer from Podgorica (78km) and Tivat (87km) airports to the official hotel and venue of the event. In addition, transfer from Tirana (Albania) Airport (135km) may be organized.

The official hotel of the event will be KARISMA HOTELS Ulcinj, 4 stars “Holiday Village Montenegro” Hotel, while the playing venue of the events will be Karisma Hotels Hall.

The total prize fund of the event will be 45.000 EUR, with 26.000 EUR reserved for Open competition, 14.000 EUR in Women competition and 5.000 EUR for individual prizes.

Contact information:

Official website of the European Club Cup 2019 is
Tournament Director: Petr Pisk,
Tournament Manager: IO Jovan Milović (00 382 69 306 388)
Technical director: Andrija Čabarkapa (00 382 69 303 301)

European Club Cup 2019- Official invitation