Archive for February, 2014

Silvio Danailov and Garry Kasparov meet with the Spanish State Secretary of Education, Montserrat Gomendio

On 25th of February, 2014, the ECU President Silvio Danailov and the candidate for FIDE President, Garry Kasparov, met with the Spanish State Secretary of Education, Montserrat Gomendio in the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Madrid. The meeting was held in connection with the joint project of the European Chess Union and Kasparov Chess […]

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Silvio Danailov meets with the Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport and the Mayor of Jerusalem

The President of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov met with the Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport, Mrs. Limor Livnat, and the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat. It happened during the ECU Board meeting, which was held from 11th to 13th of February, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. It was excellently organized by the host of the event […]

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The ECF President Andrew Paulson and high level FIDE officials suspected for conflict of interests and dubious deals, according to the Sunday Times and ChessVibes

Because of the great interest in the subject and its great importance for the world chess community we publish the full text of the two articles with the official answer of FIDE!!! CHESSVIBES: Leaked Agreement Between Ilyumzhinov & Paulson Suggests Conflict of Interest Chess.com has obtained a document that suggests that Agon, Andrew Paulson’s company […]

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Silvio Danailov and the Bulgarian Minister of Sport Mariana Georgieva announce the EIWCC in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

During his visit to Bulgaria the President of the European Chess Union, Silvio Danailov, met with the Minister of Youth and Sport, Professor Mariana Georgieva. They discussed the upcoming European Individual Women’s Chess Championship, which will be held in Plovdiv/Bulgaria, 5-18 July, 2014. President Danailov and Minister Georgieva talked about the importance of chess in […]

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Presentation of the European Club Cup – Bilbao 2014 and the Grand Slam Masters Final

The European Club Cup 2014 and The Grand Slam Masters Final was presented during the Tata Steel Chess Tournament’2014 in Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, by the ECU President Silvio Danailov, Mr. Leontxo Garcia, well-known journalist and representative of the organizing committee of both tournaments and Mr. Kepa Olabarrieta, the representative from the promoting institutional […]

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Interview of the ECU President for Chess-News.ru

During his stay at Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the President of the European Chess Union, Silvio Danailov, gave interview for Chess-News.ru.

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