European Youth Chess Championship 2018
10h11 21  septembre
Closing Ceremony and Interviews
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15h28 31  août
Summary video about EYCC2018
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21h34 29  août
Closing ceremony
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16h24 29  août
Closing press conference
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15h53 29  août
Russia takes home 7 gold medals
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By GM Arturs Neiksans The last round of the championship lived up to it’s expectations - while most of the groups finished with more or less expected results, there were a few dramatic twists which left several main contenders for the gold even without a medal. Many players decided to play it safe...
12h07 29  août
9th round
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21h53 28  août
Heading to the photo finish
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By GM Arturs Neiksans It couldn’t have been a more exciting 8th round Although in several groups the gap between the leader and the followers is a full point, no championship titles have yet been decided one round in advance. The regulations of the tournament dictate that the direct encounter...
21h32 28  août
Official Statement by the Arbiters and Organizers of European Youth Chess Championship
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During the 7th round of the European Youth Chess Championship 2018 in Riga a mobile phone was found by an arbiter at the toilet designed for the players. After an investigation the arbiters have found an owner of the mobile. When he has finished his game he was invited to the arbiter’s room...
15h24 28  août
8th round
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21h25 27  août
The lucky 18
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By GM Arturs Neiksans It seems that in Riga, home of the famous chess magician Mikhail Tal, there’s a spell that bears the number of 18. Latvia declared it’s independence at 18th November in 1918, this year celebrating the 100 year anniversary. Two players, seeded 18th, lead the tournament while...