European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2021 – Announcement

The Silesian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union, organises the European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2021. The event will take place from 17th-19th December in Katowice, Poland. First on the schedule will be the European Blitz Chess Championship 2021 which will be held on 17th of December. The event will be played in 11 double… Read More »

European Team Chess Championship 2021 kicked off in Terme Catez, Slovenia

The European Team Chess Championship 2021 kicked off today in Terme Catez, Slovenia. The first part of the Opening ceremony organized for special guests, delegates, captains and officials took place on Thursday, 11th of November. The Ceremony was held in the Museum of Brezice, with attendance of ECU President Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, ECU Vice President and FIDE CEO… Read More »

European Team Chess Championship 2021 opens tomorrow

The European Team Chess Championship 2021 opens tomorrow in Terme Catez, Slovenia. 39 teams coming from 38 European federations registered for the Open event, while the Women’s Championship features 31 teams coming from 30 federations. European Team Chess Championship 2021 battlefield is led by teams of: Russia (Average rating of players 2720), Azerbaijan (Average rating of players 2717),… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2021

ECU E-Magazine October 2021 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: European Youth&Junior Hybrid Chess Championships 2021 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2021 ICCD European Deaf Chess Championships 2021 FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship 2021 Tournament of Peace 2021 Monaco Chess Championship 2021 Upcoming European Team Chess Championship 2021 Upcoming ECU Congress 2021… Read More »

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2021 concluded

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2021 and FIDE Chess.com Women’s Grand Swiss 2021 concluded yesterday in Riga, Latvia. 108 players participated in the Open tournament, and after 11 played rounds Firouzja Alireza (FRA, 2770) became the sole Winner of the event with score of 8 points. As a Winner of the event, Firouzja won 70.000$ prize and qualified for… Read More »

FIDE Chess.com GRAND SWISS 2021 STARTS

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2021 and the first edition of the FIDE Chess.com Women’s Grand Swiss 2021 open today in Riga, Latvia. Both tournaments are part of the qualifications for the 2021-23 World Championship cycle, with the top two players in the open event qualifying for the 2022 Candidates Tournament and the following six securing spots in the… Read More »

European Youth&Junior Chess Champions 2021 crowned!

European Youth&Junior Chess Championships 2021 concluded yesterday after 9 rounds, 900 players from 33 federations participated the event, playing from 58 approved hybrid venues. The Awards ceremony of the event will take place on Saturday, 23rd of October, starting from 18:00 CEST. The ceremony will be broadcasted LIVE through the ECU Youtube channel. The Champion of the Girls… Read More »

European Youth&Junior Chess Championships 2021 – R7 report

Seven rounds have been already played at the European Youth&Junior Hybrid Chess Championships 2021 and only two rounds left before the announcement of the Winners. The event is played in 7 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 and U20 (open and girls separately), in Swiss system, 9 rounds, through Tornelo playing platform. 33 European National Federations… Read More »

European Youth & Junior Chess Championships 2021 starts

The European Youth&Junior Hybrid Chess Championships 2021 kicked off on Friday, 15th of October. ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili sent a welcome message for the 900 players, coming from 32 European federations. The event is played in 7 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 and U20, open and girls sections separately, through Tornelo playing platform, in… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2021

ECU E-Magazine September 2021 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: European Chess Club Cup 2021 FIDE Women’s World Team Chess Championship 2021 European Senior Chess Championship 2021 “Chess Ambassadors for the Environment” – special event of 2021 Global Chess Festival ECU Online Trainers Conference Historical Tournament of Peace Invitation – European… Read More »