EUROPEAN YOUTH TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 STARTS IN 3 DAYS

The European Youth U18 Team Chess Championship 2016 starts in three days 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 will be played according to the Swiss system in 7 rounds, with one open section and one… Read More »

EUROPEAN CLUB CUP TROPHIES – CALL FOR TENDER

The European Chess Union, sole European Chess official organisation comprised of 55 European national chess federations and recognized by the World Chess Federation FIDE, calls for a tender open to all interested persons for: A customized design for a trophy dedicated to the winners of the European Club Cup Chess Championships, Open and respectively Women section, the official… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER JUNE 2016

ECU Newsletter June 2016 is out! In this edition of the monthly ECU Newsletter you will find: Anna Ushenina wins European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016; Four new European Senior Champions crowned in Yerevan; Anatoly Borodavkin wins European Amateur Championship 2016; European Schols Chess Championship 2016; Czech Republic and Germany win Mitropa Cup 2016; ECU Board meeting in Prague; Education through… Read More »

ECU BOARD MEETING PRAGUE 2016 INFORMATION AND DECISIONS

The second European Board meeting in 2016, organized in Prague, Czech Republic, took place on 24th and 25th June after the kind invitation of the Czech Chess Federation. The meeting was held under the excellent conditions in the hotel Olympic during the 2016 Mitropa Cup.  The President of the Czech Chess Federation Viktor Novotny opened the meeting and… Read More »

EDUCATION THROUGH CHESS IN SCHOOLS PROJECT IN POLAND

Over the last few years Polish Chess Federation has put extremely lot of energy in order to develop this social project. Our efforts and attention has finally paid off. On June the 27 Polish Minister of Education Anna Zalewska has officially announced, that from September 1, 2017 chess will be in each Polish elementary school in the first… Read More »

CHARITY CHESS EVENT IN BUCHAREST

Romanian Chess Federation, together with Lindenfeld Association organizes the special charity event on 7th July in Bucharest/Romania. The event consists of a Blitz tournament, which will be held in downtown Bucharest, with the kind participation of WGM Luminita Cosma, GM Constantin Ionescu, IM Dragos Dumitrache, and others. The money donated will be used to help children in foster cares, to… Read More »

CZECH REPUBLIC AND GERMANY WIN MITROPA CUP 2016

Czech Republic A in Open section and Germany in Women section are the winners of the Mitropa Cup 2016, which took place in Prague/Czech Republic, 19-27 June, 2016. IN the Open section the last round was crucial and decided the Champion. Germany tied the match against Hungary, while Czech Republic A defeated Slovenia, so the both teams finished… Read More »

2016 BAKU OLYMPIAD REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT

FIDE Secretariat reminds all the Chess Federations that the registration deadline for the Olympiad is 30 June, 2016. All the necessary information about the registration process can be found here. 2016 Chess Olympiad takes place in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, from 1st to 14th September in Crystal Hall. Olympiad Official Website 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us… Read More »

EUROPEAN SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 FINISHED

The European Schools Chess Championship 2016 finished yesterday in Halkidiki, Greece, with participation of more than 250 players from over 20 European federations divided in 6 age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17. In Open U17 Trubchaninov Timur (RUS 2183) became the Champion with 7.5 points. Second place went to Turkish player Erdogan Anil Berk (1932)with… Read More »

R5 REPORT: EUROPEAN SCHOOLS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Five rounds have been played so far at the European Schools Chess Championship 2016, which takes place in Kallithea, Greece. In Open U17 Erdogan Anil Berk (TUR 1932) and Trubchaninov Timur (RUS 2183) lead with 4 points, while in category Open U15 Keinanen Toivo (FIN 2218) and FM Ozen Deniz (TUR 2212) tie for the first place with… Read More »