EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Vojvodina Chess Federation under the auspices and support of the European Chess Union and Serbian Chess Federation organizes the 15th European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship in Novi Sad/Serbia, July 31st to August 6th, 2015. The tournament hall will be “Master centar Novosadskog sajma” – Master Centre of Novi Sad Fair. Deadline for registration is June 26, 2015. Registration form… Read More »

ECU CIRCULAR LETTER NO.2/2015

Dear Chess Friends, ECU Board meeting took place from 6th to 8th March in Jerusalem/Israel, with a full agenda. Many important decisions were made. We would like to thank the Israel Chess Federation for an excellent organization and hosting of the meeting. Main information and decisions of the meeting: ECU Board was informed by the ECU bookkeeper Kurt… Read More »

GM WOJTASZEK WINS POLISH-HUNGARIAN FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT

Last weekend, 21-22 March, 2015 the most spectacular chess event took place in Katowice, Southern Poland. For the third time chess players from all over the world had the chance to fight against each other in one of the biggest halls in Europe – The International Conference Centre in Katowice. The Centre hosted 843 players, among them many Grandmasters and International Masters. Among them,… Read More »

13th EUROPEAN UNION YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 8 – 14

The Czech Chess Federation, under the patronage of the European Chess Union organizes the 13th European Union Youth Chess Championship 2015 in Kouty nad Desnou/Czech Republic, from 18-27 August, 2015. The tournament is played in four categories: Under 8, 10, 12 and 14. Boys and Girls will play in the same tournament, but with two separate scores, so there will… Read More »

CHESS INFORMANT PARTNER OF ECU

The new policy of the European Chess Union is to support European chess values and traditions through key partnerships. Partnerships with the aim to succeed more benefits for the European National federations and the European competitions. European Chess Union announces Chess Informant as an official ECU Partner and Sponsor of the European Chess Championships. Main points of the… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL OPEN IASI 2015

  City Hall of Iasi and Iasi County Chess Association have the honor to invite all  chess players to take part in the International Chess Festival “OPEN IASI” 2nd Edition organized in Iasi, Romania, May 29 – June 6, 2015. The festival will have three sections with total prize fund EUR 23.000. Iasi has a history of over 600 years and… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT PETROVAC 2015

Montenegro Chess Federation organises International Open Chess Tournament Petrovac 2015 from 8th to 14th May 2015. The tournament will be held in a a four plus-star Hotel Vile Oliva  http://www.vileoliva.com in a beautiful environment, in old town Petrovac which is on Budva Riviera. The hotel is 80 meters far from the sea and it has a spa center, indoor… Read More »

ZURAB AZMAIPARASHVILI VISIT TO REYKJAVIK – PHOTO REPORT

The ECU President, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili visited Iceland, during the Reykjavik Open 2015. The ECU President was invited from Icelandic Chess federation for the celebation of the 80th birthday of Mr. Fridrik Olafsson and the preparation of the European Team Chess Championship 2015 which will be held in November in Reykjavik. Mr. Azmaiparashvili attended the opening ceremony of… Read More »

CHESSBASE MEDIA PARTNER OF ECU

The new media policy of the European Chess Union is a long-term partnership with the main chess media for the better and wider promotion of chess, the better conditions for press and multiple benefits for the ECU members and annual competitions. European Chess Union announces that Chessbase GmbH became an official Media Partner of the ECU after an… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH U18 TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The Polish Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union and Mr. Bronisław Komorowski, the President of the Republic of Poland organizes the European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship 2015. The Championship will take place from 12-20 July, 2015, in Karpacz, Poland. The official venue will be New Queen of Karkonosze Hotel (Nowa Królowa Karkonoszy Hotel).… Read More »