WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN BUCHAREST

FIDE World Senior Chess Champions 2019 have been announced yesterday in Bucharest, Romania. The event was played in 2 age categories: 50+ and 65+, Open and Women section, with participation of 366 players. In Open 65+ section, after 11 played rounds, Vaganian Rafael (ARM, 2541), Vaisser Anatoli (FRA, 2497) and Balashov Yuri S (RUS, 2457) tied for the… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL TEAM INTERNET CHESS CHAMPIONS 2019 ANNOUNCED

The third edition of ECU School Team Internet Chess Championship 2019 was played on 13th and 20th of November, in two age categories: U11 and U17. 46 teams from 10 federations participated the event which was played on the Chess King Playing Zone platform. In U11 section, Moscow School No.2101 (Russia) took a convincing victory with 7 victories… Read More »

EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019 CONCLUDED IN ULCINJ, MONTENEGRO

European Club Cup 2019 concluded yesterday in Ulcinj, Montenegro. Teams Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova from Italy and Batumi Chess Club Nona from Georgia became the Champions of 35th European Club Cup and 24th European Women Club Cup. In the last round of the event, Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova won the match against top seed Alkaloid, and with a perfect score… Read More »

ONE ROUND LEFT BEFORE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EUROPEAN CLUB CUP WINNERS

After six played rounds at European Club Cup 2019 in Ulcinj, Montenegro, Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova (ITA) and Nona (GEO) emerged as the sole leaders in Open and Women’s section, respectively. After defeating Vugar Gashimov (AZE) in the round 5, team of Obiettivo Risarcimento Padova remained as the only team with perfect score and all 5 victories. In the… Read More »

R3 REPORT- EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019

Three rounds have been played at European Club Cup 2019 in Ulcinj, Montenegro, and in Open section seven teams are in a lead scoring the maximum 6 match points, while in Women’s section three teams tie for the top, but no one with perfect score. After 3 played rounds in Open section, the leaders are: Molodezka (RUS), Mednyi… Read More »

EUROPEAN CORPORATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- Official invitation

European Corporate Chess Championship 2020, organized by CC&O- Chess Communication & Organization, under the auspices of European Chess Union, will take place from 26th-29th June 2020 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The tournament will be played on a luxury cruise ship of Royal Spido (named James Cook), while sailing in the Rotterdam harbour. Any corporate entity is allowed to register… Read More »

EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019 KICKED OFF

The 35th edition of European Club Cup and the 24th edition of European Club Cup for Women kicked off yesterday in Ulcinj, Montenegro, with participation of 80 teams. The Opening ceremony of the event took place on 9th November in Official Hotel of the event, with attendance of: President of European Chess Union, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili, President of… Read More »

EUROPEAN CLUB CUP 2019 STARTS TOMORROW

The 35th edition of European Club Cup 2019 and the 24th European Club Cup 2019 for Women take place in Ulcinj, Montenegro, from 9th to 17th November 2019. 80 teams in total, 66 teams coming from 29 European federations registered for Open event and the top seeds are: Alkaloid (MKD, average rating of players 2701), Mednyi Vsadnik (RUS,… Read More »

SPONSOR B2B EVENTS

The 5th and 6th November ECU Education Commission in co-operation with Norwegian and Swedish Chess Federations and the FIDE Development Fund organised two large sponsor events targeting the finance sector. The purpose of the two events was to show how sponsoring chess in schools would strengthen the brand of a company, and to show the great CiS movement in the… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2019

ECU E-Magazine October 2019 is out! October 2019 edition of the ECU E-magazine may be read online on the following link, or can be downloaded as a PDF file down bellow. ECU-Magazine_October-2019 Meeting chess legends- Download the cbv file: Analized game Balashov Yuri-Geller Efim