RUSSIA LEADS IN BOTH SECTIONS OF EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

After seven played rounds at European Team Chess Championship 2019 in Batumi, Georgia, teams of Russia lead in both sections of the event! Team of Russia in Open section maintained the leadership with draw against Germany. Nisipeanu liviu Dieter (GER, 2656) brought a point to Germany after defeating Vitiugov Nikita (RUS, 2732) on the first board with white… Read More »

THREE TEAMS GO AS LEADERS ON THE FREE DAY OF ETCC 2019

Five rounds have been played at European Team Chess Championship 2019, and today is a resting day in Batumi, Georgia. Teams of Russia and Ukraine are sharing the top in Open section, while Russian Women team emerged as the sole leader in Women section. In the clash of the leaders of round 5 in Open section, Russia triumphed… Read More »

R3 REPORT- EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

Three rounds have been already played at European Team Chess Championship 2019 in Batumi, Georgia, and both sections (Open and Women) got 3 teams as emerged leaders. In Open section, top seeds suffered huge upsets in the first three rounds. Teams of Armenia, Ukraine and Netherlands are the only ones who scored perfect 6 match points, and share… Read More »

EUROPEAN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 STARTS TOMORROW

European Team Chess Championship 2019, with participation of 72 teams coming from 40 European federations, opens today in Batumi, Georgia. The first round starts tomorrow, and the event will take place from 23rd October-3rd November. 40 teams registered for the Open section of the Championship, and the top seeds are: Russia (average rating of players 2722), England (average… Read More »

WANG HAO WINS FIDE CHESS.COM GRAND SWISS 2019

After 11 played rounds at FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament, Wang Hao (CHN, 2726) became the Winner of the event and qualified for the next World Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg. Wang Hao (CHN, 2726) defeated Howell David W L (ENG, 2694) in the last round to join Fabiano Caruana (USA, 2812) in the lead for the 1st place,… Read More »

ECU SCHOOL TEAM INTERNET CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Invitation

The European Chess Union (ECU), the Education Committee of ECU, Event Committee of ECU, and the International School Chess Union (ISCU) have the honour to invite all National Chess Federations, members of European Chess Union, and schools in Europe to participate in the Third ECU School Team Internet Championships 2019, which will be played on November 13 and… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHALLENGE 2019- Report

The International Youth Chess Challenge was organized by the Judit Polgar Chess Foundation for the first time in Budapest as a pre-event of the 5th Global Chess Festival. The event was supported by FIDE and European Chess Union. This chess tournament aimed at bringing kids together from different nations. The spirit of Chess Connects Us, which is developed… Read More »

FUTURE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE CONCLUDED IN BUDAPEST

“Future Champions of Europe”, organized by European Chess Union and Judit Polgar Chess Foundation as a part of the annual Global Chess Festival, took place on 12th October in Hungarian National Gallery, in Budapest, Hungary. 26 young chess talents coming from 11 European federations participated the event, which was organized for players born on 1st of January 2007… Read More »

ECU BRAND BOOK

European Chess Union published in June 2019 the ECU Brand Book with aim of standardization of ECU logos, banners, medals and certificates, which shall be used at all European Chess Union official events. The ECU Brand Book contains: 1. “Certificate” – editable two templates of Certificates, which are placed on the ECU website, and are available for downloading by… Read More »