Introduction to Tornelo

Quick free start guide to running events: Monday 9 November @ 15:00 CET. In cooperation with the European Chess Union. Presented by David Cordover, Founder & CEO of Duration 45 minutes + questions (Start time 14:00 UTC). Register here. Tornelo is the official tournament management platform of the European Chess Union. In this webinar they will provide… Read More »

Arbiters Corner October

An article from the October edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Fair play and good manners in chess” by IA Tomasz Delega.

Arbiters Corner September

An article from the September edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “New features on ECU Arbiters’ Council website” by IA Jiřina Prokopová. Available in pdf here. New features on ECU Arbiters’ Council website The ECU Arbiters’ Council took into consideration suggestions and requests mentioned during the ECU Arbiters Seminar in May and here are few new features you can… Read More »

Arbiters Riddle – Results

In the latest issue of the ECU E-Magazine we published the results of Arbiters Riddle prepared by IA Tania Karali and announced the winner. We would like to thank everyone, who sent us their answer and participated in the competition. And of course, congratulations to the winner IA David Gonzalez Gandara from Spain! See the solution in the… Read More »

Arbiters Corner August

An article from the August edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The “Bruges Masters Tournament” organized as the Belgian Chess Championship or Impressions after the first over the board tournament in Belgiumsince the start of Corona pandemic.” by IA Geert Bailleul.

Arbiters Riddle – Update

There is a special Arbiters Riddle in the June edition of ECU E-Magazine prepared by IA Tania Karali. We sincerely apologize, thanks not only to the great interest and many enthusiastic responses, the author identified an inaccuracy in the riddle, which wouldn’t make any solution possible. So below you can find new and improved version of the problem.… Read More »

Arbiters Corner July

An article from the July edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “A few thoughts on how to implement the health protocol” by IA Tania Karali and edited by IA Geert Bailleul.

Arbiters Corner June

An article from the June edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The ECU Online Arbiter (OA)” by Marco Biagioli.

Praise for the ECU…from the USA

Article by: By André Harding On May 3rd I attended the online ECU Arbiter Seminar held just before the 74th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar. Being a National Arbiter from the USA, I had no previous exposure to the ECU Arbiters Council. I’m impressed specifically with how the ECU Arbiters Council has made evaluating and selecting Arbiters as objective… Read More »

Swiss-Manager guide from IA Tania Karali

Distinguished international arbiter Tania Karali from Greece created a thorough guide to one of the most frequently used pairing softwares – Swiss Manager. Tania explained her reasons to dedicate so much time to create something, which she will share with all of us: “I decided to write a complete guide for Swiss-Manager, a manual to help both new… Read More »