Archive for October, 2011

ECU won the court case against Croatian Chess Federation in CAS, Lausanne

On May 20, 2011, the Croatian Chess Federation filed an Appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision of the ECU from March 29, 2011 to award the European Club Cup (men and women) 2012 to Eilat, Israel. In the arbitration between the Croatian Chess Federation and the European Chess Union, […]

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ECU President Silvio Danailov participated in the 82nd FIDE Congress

ECU President Silvio Danailov took part in the 82nd FIDE Congress, which was held on October 15-22, 2011 in the town of Krakow, Poland. On the Congress, Mr. Danailov gave full report about all the activities and tournaments done by the European Chess Union. He had meeting with the Presidents of the continental federations and […]

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ECU President Silvio Danailov visited Armenia and met with the President of the Republic of Armenia, Mr.Serzh Sargsian

On Saturday 15th, 2011, the ECU President, Mr. Silvio Danailov, visited Erevan (Armenia) and assisted as a VIP guest of the 60 birthday Jubilee of the legendary Armenian Grandmaster Rafael Vaganian at the Opera house in Erevan. After the celebration, Mr. Danailov had a dinner with the President of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Serzh […]

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ECU President to visit Baku, Azerbaijan

After his trip to Ireland, Jersey and Guernsey Silvio Danailov is flying to Baku, where is invited as a VIP quest together with GM Veselin Topalov to the wedding ceremony of the best Azeri chess player Teimour Radjabov on October 7th. On the next day Mr. Danailov will meet with the Minister of Youth and […]

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ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Minister of Education of Guernsey, Mr. Jon Bridel

ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Minister of Education of Guernsey, Mr. Jon Bridel, in hotel Peninsula during the Veselin Topalov’s clock simul vs. 16 Guernsey players. Together with the President of Guernsey Chess Federation, Mr. Fred Hamperl, they discussed the ECU project Chess in schools. Mr. Bridel promised full support for the project […]

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ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Minister of Education, Sport and Culture of Jersey

ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Minister of Education, Sport and Culture of Jersey, Mr. James Reed, during the simul, which GM Veselin Topalov gave vs. 25 talented kids in Victoria College, one of the most prestigious on this British island. Mr. Reed promised his full support for the program Chess in Schools which […]

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ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Irish Minister of Environment, Community and Local Government

ECU President Silvio Danailov met with the Irish Minister of Environment Community and Local Government Mr. Phill Hogan T.D. The meeting was held on October 3rd, 2011 in Dublin during the visit of Silvio Danailov and the Former World Chess Champion Vesselin Topalov to Ireland for the match Topalov vs. selection of Ireland’s best players. […]

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