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Saturday, June 12, 2010 18:11
This week Silvio Danailov and Robert von Weizsäcker, who are both running for the European Union presidency, presented their teams. Von Weizsäcker is joined by three chess grandmasters. Not only will the new FIDE President be chosen during the upcoming Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, but also the new President of the European Chess Union. As...
Monday, December 21, 2009 18:59
After a very successful World Cup tournament, Vladimir Malakhov managed to keep his top form this weekend. The 29-year-old physicist from Russia won the European Rapid Championship with 11.5/13, beating big favourites such as Gashimov, Ivanchuk and Shirov. Update: games added. The 9th European Rapid Championship took place December 19 & 20 in...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 22:04
We received a letter from Ali Nihat Yazici, the President of the Turkish Chess Federation, concerning a recent arbitration in the court of Lausanne about an organizing dispute between the European Chess Union and the Turkish Chess Federation. Yazici's letter speaks of justice, but to us, it seems only chaos prevails. A down-to-earth perspective is...
Friday, March 13, 2009 3:42
To the astonishment of ECU President Boris Kutin and everybody else (well, perhaps except for our distinguished FIDE President) two highly important women events are taking place at the same time: the European Championship in St. Petersburg and the first Grand Prix in Istanbul. A brief update on these two tournaments. The 10th European Individual...
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Friday, March 06, 2009 21:58
Today the 10th European Chess Championship takes off in Budva, Montenegro, where Tiviakov will defend his title in a huge, 11-round Swiss. There's turmoil in the women's section: Sunday is the first round of the European Women's Championship (held in St. Petersburg), while on Saturday the first FIDE Women Grand Prix starts in Istanbul. Europan...

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