European Youth Chess Championship in Prague knows its winners

The final ceremony with the participation of ECU president Zurab Azmaiparashvili was the dignified finish after ten days and 5843 games of chess. The medalists received cups, medals and material prizes. It was well deserved as they were the best of a record number of 1309 chess players.

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Results of the rapid and blitz tournament

During today's free day, there was a rapid tournament in the morning with 42 participants (results on chess-results here). Much larger (192 participants) was held in the evening, results are here.

European Youth Chess Championship in Prague has started

The 26th European Youth Chess Championship has started on Wednesday evening in TOP HOTEL in Prague. During the opening ceremony the record number of 1309 players and more than one thousand accompanying persons could watch Slovak group „Štiavnický živý šach“ performing live chess in historical costumes.