European Chess Academy offers various educational professional seminars for chess trainers and teachers. Read More
European Chess Academy offers you various training opportunities– from live lessons to distance learning facilitated by many modern online tools. Read More
Organisation of events
European Chess Academy has vast experience with organization of international events. Read More
European Chess Academy is proud to announce the signing of a contract with the well-known chess patron Eugeny Ushakov. Read More
Summer Chess Camp 2018
Chess Club Maribor, Kasparov Chess Fundation and European Chess Academy organize Summer Chess Camp (Maribor, July 23-28, 2018). Inivtation
(w)GM and (w)IM Round Robin "21st Pirc Memorial"
Chess Club Maribor and European Chess Academy organize closed round robin tournaments (Maribor, July 30 to August 5th 2018). Regulations
21st Pirc Memorial "OPEN MARIBOR 2018"
Chess Club Maribor and European Chess Academy organize open tournament (Maribor, July 30 to August 5th 2018). Regulations
Maribor Chess Club
Maribor Chess Club is the oldest and the best chess club in Slovenia. Read More
28th World Senior Chess Championship
Bled, November 17-30th, 2018 Bled – one of the most chess-cantered cities in the world – is returning to our chess scene. After few years lasting break, Bled is hosting the World Senior Chess Championship 2018 on the shores of its beautiful lake in next November – a festival of chess players in the third life period, who will compete in four categories. Bled has incredible chess tradition. It has been hosting chess competitions since 1931; the majority of World Championships has once played next to the famous lake. Prestigious titles, nice awards, old friends, and foremost breath-taking location will lure to the World Senior Chess Championship 2018 many chess players from all continents and numerous states. Follow us on http://wscc2018.european-chessacademy.com/
Savielly TartakowerPolish and French chess player“The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made.”
David Ionovich BronsteinChess GrandmasterIn simultaneous exhibition grandmasters usually play White in all the games. An exception was David Bronstein, who allowed his opponents to choose their preferred colour of figures. Once he played a simultaneous exhibition in the English Parliament, letting Members of the Parliament to choose their figures. All twenty of his opponents decided to be White. “What a rare example of consensus in the English Parliament!” has exclaimed Bronstein. “And on an initiative of Russian citizen nonetheless,” has replied a member of the audience. Bronstein won 20:0.
GM Adrian MikhalchishinTechnical Director of European Chess Academy»There are many great chess books. For example, Botvinnik's Analiticheskie raboty or Fischer's Best games. Still, my favourite is Keres' book »100 games«. This has been my first chess book, a gift from my grandmother for Saint Nicholas 1966. The level of Keres' commentaries in this book is unsurpassable.«
GM David NavaraCzech Chess Grandmaster»The best chess player in the world is Magnus Carlsen. Why? It is simply because he is the best at playing in the equal positions.«
IM Ekaterina AtalikTurkish chess player»The best chess player of all time is Jose Raul Capablanca. And not only the best, even the most elegant of all.«
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