Archive for October, 2012

The European Chess Union and So Independent Film Festival jointly presented the movie “Bobby Fischer against the World”

The European Chess Union and So Independent Film Festival jointly presented the movie “Bobby Fischer against the world”, dedicated to life and chess career of one of the greatest chess players for all times Robert James Fischer. The movie premiere was part of the festival program of So Independent Film Festival, which is taking place […]

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Silvio Danailov and the Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova discussed the recognition of chess as part of the World Cultural Heritage

On 25-th of October, 2012 the President of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov and the Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova had a working meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria. They discussed the possibility for recognition of chess as part of the UNSECO’s World Cultural Heritage! The other possibility for chess is to become a part […]

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Silvio Danailov officially opened the first school chess year in Slivnitsa

Slivnitsa became the first municipality in the European Union to introduce the Chess in School program of ECU as subject in its schools The ECU President Silvio Danailov officially opened the first school chess year in the town of Slivnitsa, Bulgaria. The official ceremony was held on 26th of October at the school “St.st.Cyril and […]

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The new, redesigned website of ECU is already functioning

Dear chess friends, We have the pleasure to announce you that the new, redesigned website of the European Chess Union has started working at the domain WWW.ECUONLINE.NET

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Silvio Danailov: “We don’t like being treated as fools!”

Exclusive interview of ECU President Silvio Danailov for WhyChess It is always interesting to chat to ECU and Bulgarian Chess Federation (BCF) President Silvio Danailov. It is not that he says anything unusual, rather that he focuses on things that others pass by, or pretend are inevitable and cannot be questioned… He is especially principled […]

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