23rd European Team Chess Championship 2021

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Official announcement

COVID tester in hand

Ukraine women’s team changes player

Due to a case of covid infection, in the Ukraine women’s team has exercised the right to field a new player in accordance with the European Championship rules.
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Statement by the Organizing Committee

During the regular tests of the Championship one player went through all the necessary tests and was declared by the doctors as a positive case. The player is isolated according the Slovenian protocols and will not continue the tournament.
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Covid testing

The participants who came to Čatež on Wednesday 10th or earlier have covid test on Thursday 11th between 9 and 11 AM in Hotel Terme (hall A and B).
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The European Team Chess Championship 2021 will take place between 11 and 22 November at Terme Čatež near Brežice in Slovenia. The event is organized by the Chess Federation of Slovenia under the auspices of the European Chess Union (ECU).

Terme Čatež is a natural and the largest Slovenian health resort, the springs of which were discovered in this area as early as 1797. They offer a wide selection of water and sport activities, congress offers and health services. The thermal centre is undoubtedly a great location to relax and play chess. The official host of the championship is Hotel Spa; accommodation is also available in other hotels, which are part of the Terme Čatež complex.

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Slovenia is a small, but wonderful country with many characteristics. Visit us and taste the enjoyable and unforgettable experience. Spirit Slovenia is a partner of the European Team Chess Championship 2021.

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Slovenian Chess

Slovenia is a country with a successful and long chess tradition. Chess has been in our hearts since the second half of the 19th century, when we excelled in European chess problem. We became recognized in the world of the tournament chess with Dr. Milan Vidmar, also a founder of the first Slovenian chess club.

During the time of Yugoslavia, they organized numerous national and international tournaments, in which Slovenians achieved excellent results.

We have participated in many Olympics and European Championships, and this year we have the honour of hosting the European Team Chess Championship. We have briefly introduced our greatest masters; with whom you’ll be able to compete against, or follow them in the tournament.