AGENDA OF ECU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2016

The ECU General Assembly 2016  will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday 10th September 2016. On behalf of the ECU President Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvili we herewith invite all the ECU members federations to attend the annual ECU General Assembly 2016. The Assembly will start at 09.30 am in Baku Fairmont Hotel. The Agenda of the ECU GA 2016,… Read More »

CZECH OPEN 2016

Many chess tournaments took place in Pardubice during the last week. One of the most important and star-studded was rapid chess tournament, in which also very strong chess players took part. “This is one of the strongest rapid tournament and we are really happy about the interest for taking part in it. Especially we are very glad to… Read More »

ISRAEL AND UKRAINE WIN EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Teams of Israel in Open section and Ukraine in Girl’s section are the winners of the European Youth Team U18 Chess Championship 2016, which was held in Celje, Slovenia. Both teams dominated the competition and well deserved triumphed. In the Open event Israel defeated Austria in the final decisive round and won with 13 match points. Second place… Read More »

R5 REPORT: ISRAEL AND UKRAINE LEAD AT EYTCC 2016

Teams of Israel in Open section and Ukraine in Girl’s section lead at the European Youth Team U18 Chess Championship 2016, which is taking place 9-17 July  in Celje, Slovenia. In the Open section Israel won four and drew one match, and leads with 9 match points, two point ahead of Hungary and Poland. Top pairings of the 6th round… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHESS UNIVERSITIES GAMES STARTED IN ZAGREB

The capital of Croatia is the host of the Chess Universities games, as part of the 3rd European Universities Games, the largest university sport event in Europe. The games started in Zagreb yesterday and already 3 rounds have been played. Boys and Girls are playing in separate sections, in 7 rounds Swiss tournament with Rapid tempo (25 min+10… Read More »

R3 REPORT: EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

The European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship 2016 is afoot in Hotel Celeia, in Celje/Slovenia from 9th to 17th July, in organization of Slovenian Chess Federation. So far 3 rounds have been played and in the Open section Israel is in the sole lead with 6 match points. They defeated Ukraine with 3-1 in the 3rd round, while the favorites Turkey A and… Read More »

EUROPEAN CHESS UNIVERSITIES GAMES 2016 START TOMORROW IN ZAGREB

The largest university sport event in Europe, the 3rd European Universities Games start tomorrow in two Croatian cities Zagreb and Rijeka, featuring the chess event. The host city for the chess tournament will be Zagreb, and the official venue is Pauk Hall. 11 Universities confirmed their participation in Open section: Ural State Mining University (Russia), Armenian State Institute… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 STARTED

The European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship 2016 started yesterday in Hotel Celeia, in Celje/Slovenia. The Championship is organized by the Slovenian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union, and it takes place from 9th to 17th July. The Championship is played according to the Swiss system in 7 rounds, with boys and girls playing… Read More »