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Dear Chess Friends,

As you have already been informed by the ECU Newsletter March/2015, European University Sports Association (EUSA) recognized chess as an official sport and included it in the European Universities Championships and Games.

The 1st European Chess Universities Championship will be held in Yerevan, Armenia from 6th to 11th October 2015.  Main organizer is Armenian Student Sports Federation (ARMSSF), with the support of the Armenian Chess Federation.

The registration deadline is extended until 15th September 2015. The registrations are to be made through the National Sports Universities Federations online on the EUSA web site.

The registration link

Since this is a new event, we kindly advise to contact your National Sports Universities’ Federation and encourage them to support chess players’ registration, representing their Universities.

You can find all the information about National EUSA members here:

For any additional information you can contact the Armenian Chess Federation, email


 Zurab Azmaiparashvili