INDIA AND RUSSIA JOINT WINNERS OF FIDE ONLINE OLYMPIAD

FIDE Online Olympiad concluded yesterday and took place from 22nd July to 30th August 2020 trough online chess platform chess.com. Finalists of the event India and Russia played a two matches to determine the Winner of the 1st Online Olympiad. After the first match ended in a tie with score 3-3 and draws on all the boards, the… Read More »

EUROPEAN HYBRID CHESS EVENTS

PRESS RELEASEEuropean Online Youth Chess Championship (18-20 September)European Online Corporate Chess Championship (3-4 October) European Chess Union is delighted to announce “Chess24” as Media Partner and Live Broadcaster and the Online Platform “Tornelo” specialized in Event Management as the Tournaments server. The technical guide of the new type hybrid chess events is attached. Information about the EOYCC2020: Deadline… Read More »

ICELANDIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS TOMORROW

The Icelandic Chess Championship starts on Saturday, 22nd of August in the town of Gardabaer. The event is a Round-Robin tournament, with 9 rounds and 10 participants. Simultaneously with the Icelandic Championship, the Challengers event will be played, but in a different playing venue in accordance with health protocols of the Icelandic government. The town of Gardabaer incidentally… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE JULY 2020

ECU E-Magazine July 2020 is out! In July 2020 edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: International Chess Day ECU FIDE International Online Organisers Seminar FIDE Online Olympiad National events throughout Europe Chess24 Legends of Chess- Magnus Carlsen Tour Invitation for European Online Youth Chess Championship Invitation for European Online Corporate Chess Championship Upcoming events Arbiters… Read More »

ECU FIDE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISERS ONLINE SEMINAR CONCLUDED

European Chess Union organised a FIDE International Organizers Webinar, ifrom 27th to 30th of July, in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission, FIDE Women’s Commission, co-funded by FIDE Development Fund. With 31 participants, among whom were 16 females this Webinar was one of the largest IO Seminar organised in the last years. The official results will be published by… Read More »

ECU Online Training Series – V2 27.08-28.09

ECU and European Chess Academy organise the second volume of the Lectures program “Improve Your Chess” with leading Chess Trainers worldwide from 27th of August to 28th of September. The lectures are twice a week every Monday and Thursday. You can follow from min 5 lecturers ( entry fee 50 euros), 6, 7 or all 10 lecturers (… Read More »

LEGEND’S QUESTIONS- DORFMAN IOSSIF

Meet the chess legend Iossif Dorman! 10 questions by GM Adrian Mikhalchishin 1 What are You doing in life in the current moment?I still play, give the lessons, write, record the videos and do live commentaries. 2 Your recollections with meetings with World Champions?Too much to say from my games, trainings and meetings with Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal, Petrossian,… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- Regulations

European Online Corporate Chess Championship 2020 will take place from 3rd-4th October 2020. The event is open to all business, entities & organisations – regardless of their size. Each entity registers one team and has the right to nominate unlimited number of  players:  Companies, organisations, clubs involved with chess are excluded. ECU approves the registrations according the regulations… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS DAY- ECU President in Georgian Mega Show

Today, 20th of July, World celebrates the #InternationalChessDay. The International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded, 96 years ago on 20th July 1924. The idea to celebrate this day as the International Chess Day was proposed by UNESCO, and it has been celebrated as such since 1966. On December 12, 2019, the UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution recognising the World Chess Day.… Read More »

BIEL CHESS FESTIVAL OPENS TODAY

The 53rd edition of Biel Chess Festival opens today with the Accentus Grandmaster Chess 960 round robin event. The Biel Chess Festival 2020 comprises 6 events, with the reduced number of participants and following all health protocols due to current pandemic situation: Grandmaster Triathlon ACCENTUS Chess960 GMT-Players Swiss Youth Championship Final Special Corona Amateur Tournament VINETUM Youth Tournament… Read More »