Author Archives: Alex Sorras

Ce vendredi 18 mai pas d’entraînements pour jeunes

Ce vendredi 18 mai exceptionnellement il n’y aura pas d’entraînement pour jeunes. Les entraînements reprennent normalement le vendredi 25 mai. This Friday the 18th of May exceptionally there will be no training for young players. The trainings will start again … Continue reading

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European Parliament supports “Chess in School” program!

Finally the Written Declaration 50/2011 for the implementation of the Chess in School program got enough votes in the European Parliament: 392 Members of Parliament signed the declaration. One hurdle is taken for the introduction of chess in the educational … Continue reading

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Bulgarian school introduces “Chess in schools”

As Die Deutsch Welle reports, a Bulgarian school is the first to introduce the “Chess in schools” program as part of a pilot project supported by the European Chess Union. As we reported earlier, a written declaration on the introduction of … Continue reading

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Exactly two months remaining for signature of EP written declaration on “Chess in School”

Following the presentation of the project “Chess in School” by Gary Kasparov to the European Parliament (EP) the 20th of September 2011 (see story on ChessVibes), a written declaration has been submitted to the EP end of November 2011. The … Continue reading

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European Team Chess Championships 2011 – Meilleures parties

Ronde 1 Russie –Moldavie 2,5-1,5 avec une grande surprise : Les Russes ont gagné 1,5 points pour rien au lieu d’avoir 0,5. Ici, au 1er échiquier (Svidler 2755 – Bologan 2665), le blanc perdra matière due à la pression exercée sur … Continue reading

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The chess paintings of Serkan Ergün

The Turkish painter Serkan Ergün has created an interesting digital art painting called “The World Chess Champions”. As the title indicates it pictures a meeting of all great chess champions, from Capablanca to Anand. Check out the digital art section … Continue reading

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Open de La Bresse 2011 – Inscriptions

Chers amis d’échecs, Vous cherchez une activité pour les vacances de la Toussaint? L’Open de La Bresse,  le tournoi vosgien annuel d’échecs, est tenue à La Bresse (France) du samedi 29 octobre jusqu’au mardi 1er novembre 2011. Les dernières années, … Continue reading

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Les 1-2 octobre 2011: Tournoi Open International pour Jeunes à Esch-sur-Alzette

Nous avons reçu une invitation de la part du club Esch Rochade Reine pour la 23ème édition du tournoi Open International pour Jeunes avec licence qui aura lieu ce weekend (1 et 2 octobre 2011) à Esch-sur-Alzette. Vous trouverez tous … Continue reading

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Garry Kasparov visits European Parliament for “Chess in European Schools” project

“On Tuesday 20 September 2011 Garry Kasparov will present the “Chess in European Schools” project at the European Parliament in Brussels. The project has been jointly developed by the Kasparov Chess Foundation Europe and the European Chess Union. The ECU’s … Continue reading

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Garry Kasparov about the role of chess in education

Garry Kasparov talking about the inauguration of the Kasparov Chess Foundation in São Paulo and the role of chess in the educational system: Garry Kasparov: It’s not about learning chess to become great professionals. Its about learning chess to improve … Continue reading

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