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20180812 participantsFrom 23rd of July until 28th of July 2018, chess players of different strengths, ages and nationalities came together to enjoy the International Summer Chess Camp in Maribor, Slovenia, which was organized by the establishers of European Chess Academy (http://european-chessacademy.com/index.php/), GM Georg Mohr and GM Adrian Mikhalchishin in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor (https://www.zsk.si/). In total 44 participants from 14 countries (South Korea, China, Singapore, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Argentina and Slovenia) and 3 continents came to listen to daily chess lectures from some of the world's best trainers – GM, FST Arshak Petrosian and GM, FST Adrian Mikhalcisin alongside some of the best Slovenian coaches IM, FT Tadej Sakelsek, WIM, FI Karmen Mar and FI Misa Hrenic. Besides that the players, aged between 7 and 71 years old, were able to benefit from various other activities: they got to participate in the simultaneous exhibition against strong Grandmasters, measure their strengths and knowledge in a fun blitz tournament, enjoy themselves in various outdoor activities, some of them even decided to watch a chess movie and lastly – all of them made new friends. All that in only one week! 

20180612 shirov mariborDuring the second weekend of June (June 8th – June 10th 2018) Slovenia’s second largest city - Maribor hosted a series of amazing chess events in different parts of the city. European Chess Academy in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor organized the following events: 

- Clock simultaneous exhibition with former World Champion challenger, Latvian Grandmaster Alexei Shirov
- A challenge to the current World Champion among seniors GM Evgeny Sveshnikov by the legendary Slovenian GM Alexander Beliavsky
- Final of Styrian Cadets League 
- Online match ZSK Maribor – Small World Chess Club Shanghai
- Maksimiljan Dular memorial blitz tournament

 

20180530 shirov sveshnikovDuring the second weekend of June (June 8th – June 10th 2018) Slovenia’s 2nd largest city - Maribor will host a series of amazing chess events. European Chess Academy in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor will organize the following events:

- Clock simultaneous exhibition with former World Champion challenger, Latvian Grandmaster Alexei Shirov
- A challenge to the current World Champion among seniors GM Evgeny Sveshnikov by the legendary GM Alexander Beliavsky
- Final of Styrian Cadets League 
- Online match ZSK Maribor – Small World Chess Club Shanghai
- Maksimiljan Dular memorial blitz tournament

On Friday, 8th of June chess enthusiasts will be able to witness a clock simultaneous exhibition, where 6 Slovenian promising cadets will get the unique opportunity to test their knowledge against the former World Champion challenger – Latvian Grandmaster Alexei Shirov.

At the same time legendary GM Alexander Beliavsky will be challenging the current World Champion among seniors GM Evgeny Sveshinkov in 4 rapid games. Their fight will continue on the next day, when they will be playing 4 additional games - all at the same time! 

Live Games:

Beljavski-Svešnikov (1)    http://view.livechesscloud.com/9287a9d8-dc66-45f4-9d45-ac3eb5ae189c - 1. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018.
Beljavski-Svešnikov (2)    http://view.livechesscloud.com/71ab4084-d62f-4e5f-a453-e90e3b565155 - 2. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018. 
Beljavski-Svešnikov (3)    http://view.livechesscloud.com/2b69b2a4-d1ea-485b-984a-e41a8fb49aad - 3. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018. 
Beljavski-Svešnikov (4)    http://view.livechesscloud.com/4e770aae-6127-448d-81e2-871b6e6d79ba - 4. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018. 
Beljavski-Svešnikov (M)    http://view.livechesscloud.com/8eba22b7-c16a-4d4e-bace-c091c30e10c1 - Dvoboj, sobota, 9. 6. 2018. 

Širov-Štajerska mladi    http://view.livechesscloud.com/7b7db60c-8bd9-4864-b287-f9c31c5404d9 - Dvoboj petek, 8. 6. 2018. 
 

chess base eca wscc2018We are proud to announce that we have signed a cooperation agreement with a renowned chess company Chess Base from Hamburg.

We have agreed to cooperate in many areas.

We will do our best to raise our game to an even higher level. Moreover, the participation of the German company has enhanced credibility and recognisability of our activities.

 

 

 

20180318 results eca playersMembers of European chess academy were very active lately: 

Teja Vidic won her second norm for WIM

Current Slovenian woman champion Teja Vidic showed a great performance in international open tournament in Graz. Her final result was enough for her to win her second WIM norm and 16 new rating points. Teja faced many great opponents during the tournament – GM Nevednici, GM Hjartarson, GM Socko Monika. With the last one she managed to make a draw. More detailed results of Teja’s performance can be seen in the following website:

http://chess-results.com/tnr300722.aspx?lan=1&art=9&fed=SLO&flag=30&snr=73

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