EDINBURGH CHESS CONGRESS 2015

Edinburgh Chess Congress 2015 will be held 17-19 April, 2015 at the St. Thomas of Aquin’s High School in Edinburgh. It consists of 5 tournaments: Premier Challengers Major Bishops Knights The Premier Event will be FIDE rated. All entrants for the Premier Event must be a member of a National Chess Association. The East of Scotland Championship Trophy… Read More »

UPDATED INVITATION FOR THE EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 IN JERUSALEM

The European Individual Chess Championship 2015 will be held in Jerusalem – the capital of Israel, from February 23 (day of arrival) until March 9 (day of departure) 2015. The tournament will be held at the Jerusalem Ramada Hotel, which will also be its official accommodating hotel. The organizer of the Championship is Jerusalem Municipality together with the… Read More »

15TH EUROPEAN SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP ERETRIA/GREECE

The 15th European Senior Chess Championship for Men and Women will be held in Eretria, Greece, from 28th April untill 8th May, 2015. The official venue is he conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, which is near the ancient city of Eretria. The Championship is open to all players representing ECU Chess Federations who have been… Read More »

‘CHESS AND MATHEMATICS – CHESS AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE’ IN LONDON

Last weekend, 6-7 December, 2014 at the beginning of the 6th London Chess Classic tournament, ‘Chess and Mathematics – Chess and Education Conference’ was held, in London/England. The Conference was organized by the Chess in Schools and Communities and it gathered 130 participants from more than 30 countries. The conference was organised in a professional manner with the… Read More »

LYSYJ AND GUNINA NEW RUSSIAN CHAMPIONS FOR 2014

The Russian Chess Championship Super Final, the 67th for men and the 64th for women, took place from 27 November till 8 December in the city of Kazan, in a branch of the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan (the Khazine Gallery). Both tournaments were played as 10-player Round Robin for the prestigious title… Read More »

GIORGI GIORGADZE RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE GEORGIAN CHESS FEDERATION

Yesterday, at Tbilisi Chess Palace, the Presidential Election of the Georgian Chess Federation was held. 56 delegates attended the elections, among whom Georgian chess legend Grandmaster Nona Gaprindashvili, the ECU President Zurab Azmaiparashvili and chess Olympic Champions Nana Alexandria, Nana Ioseliani and Nino Gurieli. The delegates unanimously re-elected Mr. Giorgi Giorgadze as President, and later the members of… Read More »

DECEMBER DAYS OF CHESS IN PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO

The Montenegro Chess Federation organizes the “December Days of Chess” in Podgorica from 10th to 20th December 2014, when numerous competitions and activities will be held. The Montenegro Chess Federation feels it is time to get significant chess competitions again in the Capital, which has always been responsible for the development of chess in Montenegro, with a large… Read More »

EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 – ANNOUNCEMENT

In the last 3 months, after Tromso ECU GA and elections, the European Chess Union administration managed to find organizers for 6 European Championships, without a schedule for the years 2015 and 2016. The efforts continue with the target to finalize the entire ECU calendar for the next 2 years. Regarding the “European Individual Women Championship 2015”, during… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION NOVEMBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the November 2014 edition of the monthly Newsletter. In the November 2014 edition you will find: Carlsen – Anand match – report about the World Championship Match 2014; The report about the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014 in Tallin; Short previewabout the 4th Quarter FIDE Presidential Board Meeting in Sochi; Who are the members… Read More »

EUSA DECIDED THE EUROPEAN CHESS UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) Convention was held from 14 to 16 November. EUSA Convention is supported by the International University Sport Federation (FISU). The EUSA Convention formally started with a reception at the Rectorate of the University of Ljubljana on Friday, November 14. Participants were the Organisers of the European Universities Championships 2015, Organisers of the… Read More »