20-year-old Serbian Grandmaster Milan Zajić is the winner of the first Student Chess Cup of the Koper Branch of MGU Lomonosov, which was part of the University open days, on Saturday, April 20. As many as 89 chess players from 16 countries took part in the tournament and was of high quality: 1 Grandmaster, 9 International masters and 14 FIDE masters. The average rating of the top ten chess players was as high as 2424 points.
The organizers - the Lomonosov Institute and the European Chess Academy have distributed wonderful awards, scholarships and tuition fees worth over 50,000 euros.
Chess Camp 2019 (Maribor, Slovenia, June 22nd – 29th)
The European Chess Academy, in cooperation with the European Chess Union (ECU) and the Garry Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF), is hosting the traditional big international Chess Camp for 2019.
The camp will be particularly spectacular this year, as it will be associated with two major events: chess weekend in Maribor (21. – 23. 6.) and the Grand Chess Tour Classical Tournament Zagreb 2019 – end of June, beggining of July)). Camp participants will join the campaigns on both events!
We have prepared extremely favorable prices (tuition fees, accommodation), there is a simultan exhibition with the star Grandmasters (World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova among the others), a Greet and Meet session with Gary Kasparov (selfies, autographs …) and a tour of the big tournament, where you will meet the best chess players of our days.
Hurry up with the applications!
The European Chess Academy has signed an agreement with the Universities of the MGU Lomonosov University and the University of Primorska / Faculty of Management on the preparation and conduct of a student chess program, modeled on known American universities (University of Dallas – University of St. Louis - ...).