- Monday, 26 March 2012
The European Chess Union Board meeting was held in "Novotel" hotel in Plovdiv during the European Individual Chess Championship.
The main topic of the meeting was the endorsement of the Written Declaration ‘Chess in School’ in the European Parliament. ECU President Silvio Danailov thanked the Board members and others who helped the Declaration to be adopted.
Danailov believes that this is the historic step for chess which has now been recognized not only as a sport, but also as a school subject.
Therefore, an important pre-election promise of the current ECU management has been fulfilled.
ECU PR Officer Boyko Hristov and ECU Commercial Director MarianaTodorova also attended the meeting. They gave their reports about their activities between the two meetings.
The European Chess Union Board made the decision on the procedure concerning the changes of the ECU Tournament Rules in 2012.