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Learning from German Grandmaster Gustafsson

16/10/2017
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Learning from German Grandmaster Gustafsson

An exciting chess afternoon at the European Parliament With the German Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson (ELO 2640) Europchess had invited on 8 September 2017 one of the best-known and fun chess-commentators of these days. Under the auspices of the German Vice-President of the European Parliament, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, we held the event at the premises of the European Parliament. The MEP’s assistant Christian Kroekel welcomed Gustafsson on behalf of the Parliament, and Europchess President Frank...

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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

04/05/2016
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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

World class performance of the unbeaten candidate On 6 April 2016, the Dutch top player and current champion Anish Giri paid a visit to Brussels in the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union, which holds the Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2016. The Head of Cabinet of the Commission’s First Vice-President Timmermans, Ben Smulders, welcomed the current No. 4 of the world as the ‘pop-star’ of chess,...

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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

22/06/2015
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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

Latvian super GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess in sparkling exhibition During the Latvian Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2015 Europchess was pleased to invite the country’s top player Alexei Shirov. Born in 1972 he became a grandmaster at the age of 17, which made him the 5th youngest GM of the world at the time. He sky-rocketed in his early 20ies and became the challenger of world champion Kasparov...

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Croatian GM Davorin Kuljašević shows sparkling chess

10/10/2014
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Croatian GM Davorin Kuljašević shows sparkling chess

With the accession of Croatia to the European Union, another strong chess nation has now joined the club. Stemming from the same chess school like our member Matija Susković, one of the country’s best players, GM Davorin Kuljašević visited Europchess on 15 September 2014. Born in 1986, he learned chess at an early age. Preferring the mind game over football, he soon showed extraordinary talent. He became national champion of his age and took...

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Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

17/10/2013
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Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

European Woman Champion lectures and outplays Europchess with style On 8th October 2013, the European Woman Champion of 2011, GM Viktorija Cmilyte paid a visit to Brussels upon invitation of our club. The Lithuanian star was born in 1983 and became world champion of girls under 12 at that tender age. She progressed steadily and became a strong youthful appearance also in male competitions. In 2005, she won the national championship of her country,...

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Peter Heine Nielsen played against Europchess members

17/10/2012
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Peter Heine Nielsen played against Europchess members

Top Danish GM Peter Heine Nielsen gives fascinating lecture and hard-fought simul at Europchess On Thursday 27 September, Europchess had the honour of a visit from top Danish Grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen. After the legendary Bent Larsen, Heine Nielsen became the strongest Danish player, being constantly among the top 100 players of the world in the last ten years. He won the Danish championship several times and got famous as teacher of Magnus Carlsen...

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Veni, vidi, vici – GM Pintér in Brussels

25/02/2011
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Veni, vidi, vici – GM Pintér in Brussels

Results and photos. Full report later...

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