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European Youth Chess Championship 2017

European Youth Chess Championship 2017

Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association and the European Chess Union have the honour to invite all European Chess Federations affiliated members of ECU to participate in the European Youth Chess Championship organised in Mamaia, Romania from 4th September (arrival) to 15th September (departure) 2017. The ECU Tournament Rules should be followed. [...]

CASTLE conference in Turin

CASTLE conference in Turin

The CASTLE project – a “Chess curriculum to Advance Students’ Thinking and Learning skills in primary Education” was born from the idea of creating a strong partnership in the field of chess in schools, under the initial thrust of three partners with considerable experience in teaching chess in schools: Alfiere Bianco (White Bishop) in Italy, [...]

World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships (Video)

World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships (Video)

Vivid video, which was shown at the Closing ceremony of the 1st FIDE World Cadets Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships, was a nice surprise for participants, parents, arbiters and all the others who took part in the event. In the end of the video the organiser of the championship and the President of the Chess [...]

CAS Award – ECU vs Bulgarian Chess Federation

CAS Award – ECU vs Bulgarian Chess Federation

The Panel concluded that ECU acted in an entirely fair, proper and transparent manner.

6th Continental Class Championships

6th Continental Class Championships

The 6th Annual Continental Class Championships will be held from June 16-18, 2017, at the Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike (VA-7), Falls Church, Virginia. The event will have six sections: Master (2200 and up), Class A (1800-1999/Unr), Class B (1600-1799/Unr), Class C (1400-1599/Unr), Class D (1200-1399/Unr) and Class E (Under 1200/Unr). All sections will [...]

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 in Nis

European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 in Nis

The European Amateur Chess Championship 2017 is currently ongoing under the splendid conditions in the Constantinus Hall of Tami Residence in Niš, Serbia. The Championship is perfectly organized by the Chess Federation of City of Nis under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The opening ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Nis Darko [...]

Maxim Matlakov wins European Chess Championship 2017

Maxim Matlakov wins European Chess Championship 2017

Grandmaster Maxim Matlakov from Russia (2714) emerged winner of the 18th European Individual Chess Championship 2017 with 8,5/11 points. The Russian scored the same points as Baadur Jobava (GEO, 2713) and Vladimir Fedoseev (RUS, 2690), but thanks to better tie-breaks he became the new European Chess Champion, while the other two won silver and bronze [...]

Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships 2017

Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships 2017

The 2017 Mediterranean Youth Chess Championships are set to take place from 21-27th October in Chania, Crete, Greece. 1. Invitation This is the official invitation to all national chess federations of the MCA (Mediterranean Chess association) to participate in the Mediterranean Youth Championships 2017. The championships will be held in Chania, Crete in Greece. The [...]

Voronezh Chess Masters 2017 LIVE!

Voronezh Chess Masters 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

India wins Belaya Ladya scholastic championship

India wins Belaya Ladya scholastic championship

The 48th final tournament of the traditional all-Russian scholastic chess team event Belaya Ladya (also known as White Rook) finished in Dagomys, Sochi. Since 2015, Belaya Ladya welcomes teams from foreign countries. This year, almost 100 teams from 80 regions of Russia and 17 countries of the world took part in the final event. Apart [...]

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