Archive for dress code

FIDE dress code: no more beach-wear slips, torn pants or sport caps
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 16:34
Earlier today FIDE published a proposal of one of its Vice Presidents, Ms. Beatriz Marinello, regarding a dress code for FIDE events. At the recent Presidential Board meeting in Baku, it was decided that this proposal would be published online so that federations could comment on it. We decided to publish it here as well, because FIDE might also...
A lengthy interview with David Navara (part 2 of 2)
Sunday, May 27, 2012 18:05
David Navara finished 3rd at the Reykjavik Open two months ago in Iceland, during which he gave a long interview to Grandmaster Vasily Papin. The interview – where the Czech grandmaster talks, for instance, about his doubts about the life of a chess professional, Bobby Fischer and how he fell victim to Viktor Korchnoi’s legendary sharp tongue –...
European Championship starts with many upsets
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 10:38
The European Championship started on Tuesday in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. There was quite a number of upsets in the first round: IM Filiop Pancevski beat GM Andrei Volokitin, FM David Klein won against GM Ivan Saric and IM Evgenija Ovod defeated GM Eltaj Safarli, to name a few. Besides, the new ECU dress code is in effect at the tournament. A scene from...
ECU's dress code and anti-draw rules in detail
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 12:40
The dress code and anti-draw rules that were accepted by the ECU General Assembly last week, have been posted online. On Monday, November 14th on the website of the Danish Chess Federation an article was published about this subject with links to two PDF documents. So far these documents don't seem to be available on the European Chess Union's own...
ECU General Assembly accepts anti-draw and dress code rules
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 17:50
From January 1st, 2012 a draw offer before move 40 will be forbidden during official ECU events, and there will be a dress code. This was the main result of the ECU General Assembly, held in Porto Carras, Greece on November 5th, 2011 on the occasion of the 18th European Team Championship. ECU President Silvio Danailov and ECU Board members as well...