by Dorotea Bralić Kumar
Today (13th March) in the Rijeka’s Chess Home an extraordinary meeting of the ECU General Assembly was held. The meeting was chaired by Boris Kutin and attended by 45 out of 54 delegates. The delegates and guests were welcomed by the host and president of Chess Club Rijeka Damir Vrhovnik, while the Deputy Mayor dr. Zeljko Jovanovic pointed out that chess and the European Championship are setting the pace these days in the city of Rijeka which has a long and rich chess tradition.
The Assembly had unanimously adopted the new Statute which poses new technical rules in the election procedure for ECU bodies. New rules in the bidding process for championships have been adopted as well, together with some changes in the tournament rules. This Assembly has proclaimed the 2010 the Year of the famous Slovenian GM Milan Vidmar.
Also, ECU will soon levy a contest for the concept of the European Chess House to be built in Meljine near Herceg Novi (Montenegro).
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