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Winners announced at the Closing Ceremony of the 25th European Youth Chess Championships in Porec

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After ten days of fierce chess clashes the curtains have been lowered at the 25th European Youth Chess Championships in Porec. Competitors from 41 European countries, 838 of them in groups of up to 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 years of age, in the men’s and women’s competitions respectively, were deciding on who will win the medals. After 10 days of hope, fear, sadness and joy, at the closing ceremony, the best were awarded medals and special gifts in the form of laptop computers, tablets, chess sets, chess software and books. Opširnije… »

The 25th Youth Chess Championship is under way in Porec

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The best young European chess players in Porec. The best young European chess players from 42 countries have gathered these days in Porec, where, in the “Zatika” Sports Centre, the 25th European Youth Chess Championship is being held. The championship is attended by 841 competitors (boys and girls) in six age groups, from 8 to 18 years of age. 640 trainers and professional staff are accompanying them, and due to the age of the competitors, the youngest chess players are also accompanied by their parents. Opširnije… »

Opening ceremony of the European Youth Chess Championship has been held in Porec

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Last night in Porec, on the city square on the coastline, the opening ceremony of the European youth chess championship has been held. In the name of the patron of the competition, the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, the championship has been declared open by the Croatian Chess Federation President Josip Leko. The opening ceremony has been attended by many guests including representatives of the Istria County, the Mayor of the City of Porec Edi Stifanic, the representative of the European Chess Union Adrian Mihaljcisin, the representative of the Croatian Olympic Committee Sinisa Krajac and many more. Opširnije… »

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