Europe Echecs Blitz Chess Tournament

Europe Echecs organizes an online blitz tournament on Sunday May 9th, 2021 at 3 p.m. CEST and invites all chess players to join.


Tournament resume

The tournament Europe Echecs Blitz Open is finished.

Date of tournament
CEST - Duration : approximately 3 hours
Type of tournament
Blitz is an 11-round Swiss. The time-control is 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move
Registrations deadline
CEST or whenever the tournament reaches its maximum capacity (300)
Registration fees
  • 5.65$
  • 4.52$ for Europe Echecs “Pack Web” subscribers
  • Free for GM, WGM, IM and WIM
Technical requirements
Europe Echecs free account, Zoom software installed, play on a computer (no smartphones or tablets)

Useful information

Players must play on a computer (PC or MAC) - no tablet or smartphone.

We strongly recommend that you be logged in the playing zone 20 minutes before the start of the tournament to avoid any last-minute issues.

A group of arbiters, led by IA Laurent Freyd, will supervise games. All players may be invited to connect to an online conferencing software (Zoom), in order to be visible to the arbiters and proceed to any requested controls.

Do not pay attention to your elo rating change before the tournament. The rating confirmed at registration will be the official one for the tournament.

Any titled player registered in a tournament who is not showing up on the day of the tournament without prior notice will automatically be refused in future tournaments.

This is your first online tournament?

Europe Echecs tournaments welcome any players. Here are a few pieces of advice for you to have the best possible experience:

If you never played on Europe-echecs.com before, first come and discover our playing zone! This will allow you test the essential features (pre-move, auto-promotion, etc.) and to customize your chess board.

Players of any levels take part in our tournaments, from beginners to Grand Masters. Based on your own level, the strength of your opponents will adapt in each round. This is an opportunity for you to meet with players of all levels … and certainly to beat some of them!

Any question? Any doubt? Please contact us, we are here to help you!