EUSA Universities Championships include this year, 22 sports competitions taking place across 15 European cities from June 23rd to September 7th. , among which is the European Universities Chess Championship 2019, under the ECU auspices, will take place from 24th-28th July in Budapest, Hungary, during the European Universities Mindsports Championship.
European Universities Chess Championship 2019 will be organized for the 3rd time this year, and over 35 players already have confirmed the participation for the event.
Registration for the events is available through national universities sports bodies of the countries, and more details can be found on the following link on the official website of EUSA European University Championships 2019.
In preparation for the European Universities Mind Sports Championship 2019, EUSA Technical Delegates for Bridge and Chess visited the Hungarian capital on November 14 and 15, in 2018.
EUSA Technical Delegate for Bridge Mr Harry Van de Peppel and EUSA Technical Delegate for Chess Mr Oleksandr Sulypa were welcomed by representatives of the organising committee and their partners, lead by Mr Tamas Sterbenz as the Chairman, and also the Vice Rector of the University of Physical Education and Vice President of the Hungarian Universities Sports Federation. Also present were Mr Mate Nagy, secretary general OC, Mr Daniel Mezei, Communication manager, Ms. Szilvia Perenyi, Volunteers coordinator, Mr. Gyorgy Kovacs, HUSF Deputy Secretary-General, and representatives of the Chess Federation Mr Gabor Kallay and representative of the Bridge Federation Mr. Adam Magyar.
Together, they inspected the venues, had a tour of the host University, check out the playing rooms, dormitories, and other required facilities. Also, other organisational aspects were discussed, confirming good preparation of the event.
European Universities Chess Championship will be held in Budapest between July 24-28 2019 in cooperation with the European Bridge League (EBL) and under the auspices of European Chess Union (ECU).