FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

The FIDE Candidates Chess 2022 opens on Thursday 16th of June, and will be played from June 17th – July 5th in Madrid. The tournament is played in 14 rounds, with participation of eight players. The winner of the event will qualify for the World Championship match later this year. The magnificent Palacio de Santoña, a centrally located… Read More »

Women Chess Conference Prague 2022

The Women Chess Conference Prague 2022 will be held from 25th-27th August in Hotel Don Giovanni, during the European Women’s Chess Championship. The Conference is open to all ECU federations (representatives, players, officials, etc) aiming to support and promote women and girls in chess on a national and international level. Some of the Invited Guests and Speakers are:… Read More »


The ECU E-Magazine May 2022 is out!   In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament 2022 Grand Chess Tour events in Romania and Poland Norway Chess 2022 ECU General Assembly 2022 “Chess: a Game to be Spread in Schools” Conference ECU EDU Working visit to Slovenia ECU101 – The SMART… Read More »

4th ESNA European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship

The 4th ESNA European Small Nations Individual Chess Championship 2022 will be held from 24th September – 2nd October 2022 in the Principality of Liechtenstein with the support of European Chess Union. Federations participating in the event are as follows (alphabetical order): Andorra, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco and San Marino. Each federation shall… Read More »

Andorra Chess Grand Prix & Andorra Chess Open 2022

The 38th edition of the Andorra Chess Open will take place from 24th-31st July in Hotel Panorama Andorra. On Monday, July 25th, the Andorra Chess Grand Prix event will be played in Centre de Congressos d’Andorra la Vella.  The Andorra Open event will be played in 9 rounds, swiss system, with a total prize fund of 10.500 EUR.… Read More »

European Chess Club Cup 2022 – Official invitation

The 37th European Chess Club Cup and the 26th European Women’s Chess Club Cup will simultaneously take place from 2nd – 10th October in Mayrhofen, Austria. Both events will be played in 7 rounds, swiss system, with time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30… Read More »

Norway Chess 2022 kicks off

The 10th edition of the Norway Chess kicks of today with the Blitz tournament. The event takes place from 30 May – 10 June in Stavanger with participation of 10 world class players. The field is headlined by reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and includes: Wesley So, Shakhriyar Mammedyarov, Anish Giri, Teimour Radjabov, Viswanathan Anand, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,… Read More »

20th European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14

The 20th edition of the European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14 will take place from 21st – 30th August 2022 in Pec pod Snezkou, Czech Republic. The event is open for citizens of a member state of the European Union or of a Schengen state. Each federation can register one player, a boy or a girl, in each… Read More »

Superbet Rapid&Blitz Warsaw 2022 opens tomorrow

The series of the Grand Chess Tour 2022 events continues from 17th -23th May with the Superbet Rapid&Blitz in Warsaw, Poland. The event opens tomorrow and kicks off with the Round 1 on Thursday, 19th May. Ten players will compete for the total prize fund of 175.000$, playing 9 Rapid games (round robin system) and 18 Blitz games (double round robin system).… Read More »