LONDON CHESS CLASSIC & CHESS AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Chess in Schools and Communities organizes the 6th London Chess Classic which will be held from 6th to 14th December, 2014 at the Olympia Conference Centre in Kensington, London. The festival consists of several events, of which the main is the London Chess Classic, which is to be held 10-14 December. The ‘Super Six’  are the World Top… Read More »

EUROPEAN RAPID & BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 IN WROCLAW

Polonia Wroclaw Chess Club, under the patronage of the European Chess Union and the Polish Chess Federation organizes the European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2014, from 19-21 December, 2014, in Wroclaw/Poland. The Championship will be held under the auspices of Rafal Dutkiewicz – the President of the city of Wroclaw and will bear the name the 23rd… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP FINISHED

The 14th European Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship for 2014 finished yesterday. One of the biggest festivals of Youth was held in Tallinn/Estonia 12-17 November, 2014. The closing ceremony took place in Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel. Prizes and the medals specially designed for this event  were handed over by Mr. Andrei Korobeinik, President of Estonian… Read More »

DOUBLE CROWN FOR CS STUD. MEDICINA TIMISOARA

Romanian Super League 2014, which was held in Calimanesti-Caciulata/Romania from 8-16 November, 2014 ended with a double crown for chess club Stud. Medicina Timisoara, which triumphed in both Men and Women competitions. In the Men section CS Stud. Medicina Timisoara scored 16 match points with 8 won and 1 lost match. Members of the winning team were: 1… Read More »

EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 OFFICIALLY STARTED

The 14 European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2014 was officially opened at Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel in Tallinn/Estonia. The opening ceremony was attended by the President of the Estonian Chess Federation, Mr. Andrei Korobeinik, Deputy President of the European Chess Uinon, Mr. Ion Dobronauteanu and speaker of the Estonian Parliament, Mr. Eiki Nestor. 298 young… Read More »

INVITATION FOR THE EUROPEAN INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 IN JERUSALEM

European Individual Chess Championship 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 Israel Chess… Read More »

MATCH CARLSEN-ANAND STARTS TOMORROW!

The most important chess event of the year – World Chess Championship Match 2014 starts on 7th November and will last until 28th November, 2014. The main actors of this match are the World Champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway and the winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 and former World Champion Viswanathan Anand from India. The Russian Chess Federation… Read More »

ECU COMMISSIONS MEMBERS

At the meeting on 24th October in Batumi/Georgia, the ECU Board appointed the new ECU Commissions: Educational Commission, Events Commission, Arbiters Council and Women’s Commission. The Chairman of the Educational Commission is Jesper Hall from Sweden, and the Secretary is Alexander Kostyev from Russia. Other members of the Educational Commission are Ferenc Maurer (HUN), Pigasios Hatzinikolaou (CYP), John Foley (ENG),… Read More »

ECU NEWSLETTER – EDITION OCTOBER 2014

The European Chess Union has published the second edition of the monthly Newsletter, with a brand new design. In the October 2014 edition you will find: 24th European Youth Chess Championship 2014 in Batumi – report about the EYCC; the report about the ECU Board and ECU Extraordinary General Assembly in Batumi; 8th International Aquaprofit – Polgar Chess Festival –… Read More »