ECU Girls’ and Women’s Chess Weekend

European Girls’ and Women’s Chess Weekend will be held Online from 14th-16th May with a wide range of events: tournaments, coaching sessions, simultaneous exhibitions and debates. Hundreds of female participants will take part in tournaments and the team battle event, workshops, simultaneous exhibitions and coaching sessions. The weekend is open to all female chess players regardless of their chess… Read More »

Italy wins double crown at Mitropa Cup 2021

Teams of Italy conquered the top of Mitropa Chess Cup 2021 winning in both Women’s and Open sections! A dramatic finish marked the Open section’s last round. Three teams were in a race for the top: Italy, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Team of Italy took a narrow 2.5-1.5 victory over Austria to clinch the Winner’s title thanks to… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE APRIL 2021

ECU E-Magazine April 2021 is out! In this edition of the ECU E-Magazine you may read about: FIDE Candidates Tournament European Parliamentary Online Friendship tournament European Amateur Online Chess Championship 2021 European Small Nations Online Chess Championship 2021 European Women Individual Chess Championship 2021 regulations Mitropa Cup 2021 European Girls’ and Women’s Chess Weekend 1st Online Workshop “Equal… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2021 CONCLUDED

With the last stage of the European Online Amateur Chess Championship 2021 for players rated 2001-2300 (group D) the European Online Amateur Chess Championship 2021 concluded and the Winners have been decided. The last stage of the event – group D – was played on 28th of April with participation of 240 players, coming from 38 European federations.… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP D GROUP STARTS

European Online Amateur Chess Championship for players rated 2001-2300 (Group D) starts today through Tornelo Online Platform! 240 players compete in the event, which doesn’t have Qualification group, but only Finals that will decide Winners. Finals will be played in 8 rounds, with participation of 121 qualifiers from group C. Starting ranking list can be found here. All… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONS GROUP C ANNOUNCED

European Online Amateur Chess Championship for players rated 1701-2000 (group C) took place from 24th-25th April through Tornelo Online platform. 355 players from 46 European federations participated the Qualification event and top ranked 208 players proceeded to Finals that decided the Winners. After 9 played rounds in the Final C group, two players tied for the first place… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND MAY EVENTS – ECU CL No4/2021

Dear Chess Friends,Please find in this letter the following information by the European Chess Union. A. European Championships over the board relaunch in August: The European Women’s Chess Championship 2021 will take place in Iasi Romania from 8th August (arrival) to 21st August departure. More information here. The European Senior Team Championship 2021 will take place in Polanica-Zdroj,… Read More »

MITROPA ONLINE CUP 2021

Mitropa Online Cup 2021 will be played as an Online Hybrid event in a period from 3rd-12th May 2021 through Tornelo Online platform. The event will be held in two sections, Open and Women, with 9 rounds. Each team, in both sections, will be composed of 4 players plus two reserve players, with one captain per time. Time… Read More »

Wiedenkeller Michael wins European Small Nations Championship

European Small Nations Hybrid Chess Championship 2021 concluded yesterday after a dramatic finish in the last round. Two players tied for the top throughout the event: IM Wiedenkeller Michael (LUX, 2445) and GM Ziska Helgi Dam (FAI, 2532) and fought for the last round victory for 6 hours! Both players won their opponents in the round 9 to… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP – GROUP C STARTS

European Online Amateur Chess Championship 2021 for players rated 1701-2000 starts today from 16:00 CEST through Tornelo Online platform. More than 350 players from 46 European federations participate in the Qualification event and top ranked 200 players will proceed to Finals which will be played tomorrow starting from 15:00 CEST. Starting rank list of players can be found… Read More »