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GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris sumarize games 7 and 8 for Chessity

GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris sumarize games 7 and 8 for Chessity

GM Erwin L’Ami and IM Robert Ris provide daily video analyzes of the World Chess Championship for Chessity. Here are the game 7 and 8 recaps. Visit the Chessity blog for more articles and info. Game 7 After a small break -one of your commentators had to play a bit of chess himself – Robert [...]

Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014

Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014

The 4th Copa Latinoamericana de Ajedrez 2014 is scheduled to take place on 26-31st December at CEAR (Duran) in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Concurrently with the main event there will be U14 Copa Latinoamericana (for players born 2000 or later), sponsored by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. The organizers are Ecuador Chess Federation, FIDE America and FIDE Commission [...]

European Individual Chess Championship 2015

European Individual Chess Championship 2015

The European Individual Chess Championship 2015 is scheduled to take place from 23rd February to 8th March, 2015, at the Jerusalem Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel. The event is organized by the Israel Chess Federation and Municipality of Jerusalem under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The European Individual Chess Championship is open to [...]

Stockfish maintains the lead in TCEC – Stage 3

Stockfish maintains the lead in TCEC – Stage 3

The reigning TCEC Grand champion Stockfish , modification 091114, maintains the lead in TCEC Season 7 – Stage 3. The leader scored 7.5/10 points, leaving the nearest follower Komodo, variation 1324, full point behind. Stockfish and Komodo are yet unbeaten. The game between them in round 10 finished equal after 58 moves. Houdini 4 and Critter 1.6a [...]

European Chess Union website

European Chess Union website

European Chess Union is creating the new official website, which is currently in a test version. The site will operate under the historic ECU domain name www.europechess.org which is in the availability of the ECU administration.

Carlsen and Anand come close to breaking the record for longest World Championship game

Carlsen and Anand come close to breaking the record for  longest World Championship game

Amazing show in Sochi

Sly Spike does it again – Press Release from Remco Invitational 2014

Sly Spike does it again – Press Release from Remco Invitational 2014

Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen Also in the final round of a Remco Heite Chess Tournament, anything can happen. And that’s what happened. Whereas everyone thought Daniel Fridman had the best chances, as he had White against the tormented Gawain Jones, there wasn’t even a playoff in it for the Latvian [...]

The tension rises in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

The tension rises in Remco Invitational 2014 – Press Release

Press Release by Peter Boel, Photos by Harry Gielen Three draws in the penultimate round. Two endgames, where one defender smoothly cruised to the draw and the other had to withdraw further and further, but in the end escaped by the skin of his teeth. And on the other end, an epic fight between who [...]

Antonio Fernandes first in Leiria

Antonio Fernandes first in Leiria

The Individual Portuguese Rapid Chess Championship took place on 15th November 2014 in Leiria, a city in the Centro Region of Portugal. The event was organized by one of the latest and most dynamic clubs, Corvos dos Lis, in collaboration with the Leiria Municipality. 119 players, including 17 with international titles took part in the tournament [...]

ECU Commissions Members

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 [...]

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