Judit Polgar received Honorary Doctorate from the Budapest University of Physical Education

Based on the opinion of the University’s Doctoral Council, Caissa award-winning Judit Polgár, the best female chess player in the history of chess was granted the title of “Doctor Honoris Causa” by the Senate of the Budapest University of Physical Education. Operating as an independent entity since 2014, the educational establishment has been awarding honorary doctorates to outstanding… Read More »

Alexey Sarana wins European Online Chess Championship 2020

European Online Chess Championship 2020, the largest European chess Championship ever held with participation of almost 4500 players coming from all European federations, concluded yesterday on chess.com. 20 years old Russian Grandmaster, Alexey Sarana (RUS, 2618 rapid rtg) became the European Online Chess Champion after defeating Navara David (CZE, 2707) with score 2:0 in the Superfinals of Top16… Read More »

KNOCK-OUT FINAL OF EUROPEAN ONLINE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Final phase of European Online Chess Championship at chess.com platform will be played today, starting from 17:00 CET. Top ranked 14 players from E Group (2300+) Grand-Prix qualified for the Knock-out finals, and 2 invited players are going them to the top 16 list. The Two invited players which will compete in the final Knock-out are: Gms Anish… Read More »

PRIZE LIST- GROUP C (1700-2000) #EOCC

European Online Chess Championship for players rated 1700-2000 (group B) concluded on Saturday 23th May. Around 1000 players took participation in the event which was played through chess.com platform. 250 players qualified for the Finals which were played on 24th May through chess.com and Zoom meeting. After the fair play policy review, the prize list for the group… Read More »

How to restart OTB Chess activities?

European Chess Union organised a forum-meeting for representatives of National Chess Federations affiliated to ECU, on Thursday, 21st of May at with the main topic: Covid19 and Chess Protocols “How to restart over the board Chess activities” ? Five Doctors & Scientists, familiar with the chess activities took part in the meeting: Dr Hsu Li Yang (SGP), Dr… Read More »

PRIZE LIST- GROUP B (1401-1700) #EOCC

European Online Chess Championship for players rated 1401-1700 (group B) concluded on Wednesday 20th May. Around 1000 players took participation in the event which was played through chess.com platform. 250 players qualified for the Finals which were played on 17th May through chess.com and Zoom meeting. After the fair play policy review, the prize list for the group… Read More »

PRIZE LIST- GROUP A (100-1400) #EOCC

European Online Chess Championship for players rated 1000-1400 (group A) concluded on Sunday 17th May. 1600 players took participation in the event which was played through chess.com platform. 267 players qualified for the Finals which were played on 17th May through chess.com and Zoom meeting. After the fair play policy review, the prize list for the group A… Read More »

ECU Trainers Lectures

European Chess Academy organises a complete Lectures program “Improve Your Chess” with leading Chess Trainers worldwide. You can follow from min 2 lectures (20 euros), to 5 ( 50 euros) or 10 lecturers ( 80 euros 20% discount) selecting your preferred lectures/dates. The lecturers are open but recommended for players over 1500 rating. Below all the program and… Read More »

EUROPEAN ONLINE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP in Chess.com- TOURNAMENT A CONCLUDED

After two days of online chess fights of 1600 players rated 1000-1400 who participated in European Online Chess Championship A group, the event has concluded. The qualification event took place on 16th of May, and 267 top players with score of 5 points and more continued to finals which were played yesterday through Chess.com and the Zoom platform.… Read More »