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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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  • FIDE Trainers’ Seminar

    FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG) FIDE Trainers’ Seminar – Iraklion 2017 1. Objective: To educate and certify Trainers and Chess-Teachers on an international basis. This FIDE Trainers’ Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles Diploma is approved by FIDE and the FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG). The seminar is co-organized by the FIDE, the European Chess Union (ECU), the FIDE […]

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    Announcement ECU Arbiters’ Council during the European Team Championship 2017 in Crete/Greece is planning to hold ECU Arbiters’ Refreshing Course (in English and Russian language), from 31 October to 2 November, at 10:00-13:00. The agenda of the Refreshment Course is as follows: FIDE Laws of Chess 2017 Anti-cheating Guidelines Case studies from chess tournaments Lecturer […]

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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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    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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