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 European Chess Union

European Chess Union

European Chess Union is an independent association founded in 1985 in Graz, Austria; ECU is the only organisation which has the right to organize various European Chess Championships; European Chess Union has 54 National Federation Members; Every year ECU organizes more than 20 prestigious events and championships; It has 2.000.000 official members within 54 Federations; More than 8.000.000 of chess fans and friends in Europe;

The national federations are kindly requested to fill in the registration form. The deadline for registration is Monday, August 28th 2017.

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  • Agios Nikolaos & Spinalonga Island Excursion

    Along the north-east coast and through the gorge of St. Georg you can reach the peaceful town of AgiosNikolaos on the coast of the Mirabello bay. AgiosNikolaos is famous for its picturesque bottomless lake to entwine the numerous legends and was explored by oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. Explore the pretty town on your own, you can […]

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    World Youth Rapid & Blitz 2017

    World Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships for Boys and Girls U14, U16, U18 Hersonissos Crete, GREECE 27 -31 October 2017 1. Invitation & Regulations This is the official invitation to all national chess federations of FIDE to participate in the 1st FIDE World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships for Boys and Girls U14, U16, […]

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  • ECU Congress 2017

      2nd ECU CONGRESS 1 – 5 Νovember 2017, Crete, Greece   EUROPEAN CHESS UNION GENERAL ASSEMBLY Saturday 4 November 2017, Crete, Greece Venue: Creta Maris Convention Centre Schedule: Wednesday 1November: Arrival of Delegates/Congress Participants Thursday 2November: Commissions’ Meetings Friday 3November: Commissions’ Meetings Saturday 4November: Annual General Assembly starts at 09.30 am Sunday 5November: Departure […]

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    1st Hersonissos International Open 2017

    1st Hersonissos Open International chess tournament 28 October – 5 November 2017 (Simultaneously held with the European Team Chess Championship 2017) ORGANIZERS: Heraklio OAA, Heraklion Chess Club, Hersonissos Chess Academy, Candia Chess Club. Co-Organizers: Municipality of Hersonissos, Administration of Crete. MODE: Swiss FIDE system Open section 9 rounds, 28/10 – 5/11/2017 Playing venue: CRETA MARIS […]

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  • European Team Chess Championship 2017

    The European Team Chess Championship will be held from October 27th (day of arrival) until November 7th (day of departure) 2017 in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece. The official venue of the Championship will be the Conference Center of Creta Maris Beach Resort (*****) in Hersonissos – Crete – Greece.

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