MITROPA Chess Academy launches Spring 2024 programme

The newly established MITROPA Chess Academy, run in cooperation with the A.S.D. Queen Club, launched the Spring 2024 programme, which is now open for registrations! This season’s programme includes ten lessons divided in three modules and one introductory lesson common to all modules. Learn more about our courses and register now with our offers, you can save up to 120 […]

Mitropacup: Germany wins the double

Host nation Germany dominates the 2024 Mitropacup in Apolda, winning the men’s and women’s competitions. In the open class, Germany is flawless and wins all nine matches. The five grandmasters Matthias Bluebaum, Rasmus Svane, Alexander Donchenko, Dmitri Kollars and Frederik Svane are the five players with the highest rating in the field and live up to their role as favourites. […]

Mitropacup: Germany leads in both sections

Host nation Germany leads both sections of the Mitropacup in Apolda, Germany. In an ambitious line-up with five players from the top six, Germany is the clear favourite and is doing full justice to this. Coach Ian Gustafsson’s team is unbeaten in the open class and is after round 5 two points ahead of a strong Switzerland and three points […]

Mitropacup live from Apolda from 15 February

The Mitropacup 2024 will take place from 15 to 23 February in Apolda, Germany. All 10 Mitropa countries will field a team in the open and women’s categories. The German Chess Federation is organising the event in cooperation with the city of Apolda. As part of the supporting programme, the 1st Open Thuringian Senior Individual Championship will take place parallel […]

Mitropacup 2024 in Germany

The German Chess Federation is organising the Mitropa Cup 2024 from 14th to 23rd February in Apolda. The city of Apolda is the host. Venue is the city hall. There will be an open section and a women section. Each team consists of 4 players and 1 reserve player. One player acts as captain of each team. The following chess […]

MITROPA team scores 50% at WRTCC #day1

The mostly-juniors composed team MITROPA scored 50% of the points in the though first day of the World Rapid Teams Championship. After a difficult start with ASHDOD elite, featuring Super GMs Eljanov, Volokitin, Fridman and Smirin, where Nicolas Perossa and Silvia Bordin, however, managed to conduct very aggressive games against their opponent, our team struck 6-0 Unischach Bayreuth. In the […]

WGM Aleksandra Dimitrijević will join MITROPA Team as a Trainer for the World Rapid Team Championship!

WGM FIDE Trainer Aleksandra Dimitrijević will join the MITROPA Team for the World Rapid Team Championship as a trainer for our juniors. Former European U20 Rapid&Blitz Champion, Winner of the European Super Cup U18, and Team medalist U18 and U20, several times Yugoslavian Champion, and medalist many other times, four times player in the Bosnian Women’s Olympic team, one of […]

MITROPA Team at the World Team Rapid Championship

On August 25th-29th, the World Team Rapid Championship will be held in Germany. We are happy to inform you that FIDE granted Mitropa the possibility to enter a team in the championship. According to the regulations (that might be found here: https://handbook.fide.com/chapter/WRTC2023), teams will have to cover their accommodation and travel expenses, so the players will be responsible for their […]

Double crown for France at the Mitropa Cup 2023

France’s teams won gold medals in both the open and women’s sections at Mitropa Chess Cup 2023, organised by the Croatian Chess Federation in Mali Lošinj. The closing ceremony featured the presence of some honourable guests: the Mayor of Mali Lošinj, Mrs Anna Kučić, and the President of the European Chess Union, Mr Zurab Azmaiparashvili. The President of Mitropa Chess […]