ECU101 – The SMART Method to Teach Chess

ECU 101 – The SMART Method to Teach Chess Seminar will take place Online on 11th and 12th June 2022. Course information: Course ID: ECU101 Duration: 2 days Dates: 11-12 June 2022 Time: Please note, all times are in London Time Day1 09.00 – 12.00  13.00 – 16.00  Day2 09.00 – 12.00  13.00 – 16.00  Language: English Fee: £150 Early bird: (Register until the… Read More »

Praggnanandhaa wins Reykjavik Open 2022

The Reykjavik Open 2022 took place from 4th-12th April 2022 in Harpa Concert Hall of Iceland. After 9 played rounds Praggnanandhaa R (IND, 2624) became the sole Winner of the event scoring 7.5 points. Praggnanandhaa won the intense last round game against his compatriot Gukesh D (IND, 2637) to leap on the top and win the tournament. Four… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE MARCH 2022

The ECU E-Magazine March 2022 is out! The March 2022 edition of the ECU E-Magazine can be read online together with interactive links on the following link, or it can be downloaded in PDF format down below. In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: European Individual Chess Championship 2022 FIDE Grand Prix 2022 ECU… Read More »

European Amateur Chess Championship 2022 – Official regulations

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2022 will take place from 13th August (arrival day) to 21st August 2022 (departure day) in Hotel Aristos****, located in the city of Zagreb, Croatia. The event will be played in three rating categories: U2300, U2000 and U1700. A player must not have a published FIDE rating of 2300 or greater for at… Read More »

Mitropa Cup 2022 – Official invitation

The Mitropa Cup 2022 will be held from 27th April – 8th May in the Sports complex (COSEC) of Corti, Corsica, France. The following chess federations are entitled to take part in the Mitropa Cup 2022: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.  The tournament will be held in two sections: the open section, and… Read More »

International Open German Championship for Women

The International Open German Championship for Women will be held from 27th April – 1st May in Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel Darmstadt. The event is open to all interested players, regardless of their title or rating. The International Open German Championship for Women will be played in 7 rounds, Swiss system, with time control: 90 min for 40… Read More »

Super Chess Rapid event in Romania

The Romanian Chess Federation launches the project of the Romanian Grand Prix series of 6 events with a total prize fund of 100.000 EUR, aiming to support the top performance in Romanian Chess. Romanian Grand Prix 2022 will consist of 5 open qualifying tournaments and the final closed tournament, with participation of the best Romanian chess players. Three… Read More »

European Senior Chess Championship 2022 – Official regulations

The European Senior Chess Championship will be held in Lublin, Poland from 4th July 2022 (day of arrival) to 14th July 2022 (day of departure). The Championship will be held in Arche Hotel Lublin. The event will be played in two age categories: 50+ and 65+, open and women’s sections separately. The European Senior Individual Chess Championship is… Read More »

Matthias Bluebaum wins European Individual Chess Championship 2022

The European Individual Chess Championship 2022 concluded yesterday in Terme Catez, Slovenia. After 11 played rounds with more than 300 participants, German Grandmaster Matthias Bluebaum (GER, 2642) won the Championship scoring 8 points. Bluebaum maintained the leadership from the 5th round and in the end tied for the first place with Sargissian Gabrial (ARM, 2681) who had the… Read More »

ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2022

To: European National Chess Federations Re: Invitation for the ECU General Assembly and the ECU Elections 2022 Dear Ladies and Sirs, I have the pleasure to invite you to the ECU General Assembly and the ECU Elections to be held in Chennai, India on 6th  of August 2022. According to the published schedule of the FIDE Congress 2022 in Chennai,… Read More »