29. July 2019
European Universities Mindsports Championship 2019 closes in Budapest
The European Universities Mindsports Championship has finally concluded on 28th July 2019 with an exciting Closing Ceremony at the University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary. Over 140 participants representing 35 Universities from 19 countries took part in this year’s edition of the event. The Women’s Rapid Team..
27. July 2019
Ural University continues to perform well
Friday saw the second day of the 6th European Universities Mindsports Championship 2019 at the University of Physical Education, with Ural State Mining University leading both the men’s and women’s chess tournament. Following the first day, four additional rounds have been held at the men’s rapid chess tournament on Friday. As it was..
26. July 2019
East beats West
Thursday saw the beginning of the 6th European Universities Mindsports Championship 2019 at the University of Physical Education, Budapest. Both in the chess and the bridge competition, Eastern European universities have ruled the table. Four rounds have been held at the men’s rapid chess tournament with the participation of 18..
25. July 2019
European Universities Mindsports Championship 2019 opens in Budapest
The Opening Ceremony of the European Universities Mindsports Championship 2019 took place on 24th July 2019 in Budapest at the University of Physical Education. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Ádám Kiss, President of the Hungarian University Sports Federation (HUFS/MEFS), Mr. Norbert Fogarasi, Board Member of the Hungarian Chess..
22. July 2019
EUSA Mindsports 2019 is set to kick-off on Wednesday
As the EUSA Mindsports 2019 is set to kick-off on Wednesday, university chess and bridge fans have turned their attention to the event to be hosted by Budapest. Competitors of the EUSA Bridge and Chess Championship are expected to arrive at the location of the event on Tuesday. On Day Zero, teams and players are to go through the..
21. July 2019
Final list of participants completed
The final list of participants has been completed for the EUSA Mindsports Championship 2019 to be held from 24th to 28th July at the University of Physical Education, Budapest. An overall 128 athletes will participate at the EUSA Mindsports Championship 2019 in Budapest. A total of 18 universities will be present at the men’s chess..
19. July 2019
Polgár believes EUC Mindsports 2019 will be successful
Chess Grandmaster Zsuzsanna Polgár, the first woman to break the gender barrier in chess is confident that the EUSA Chess Championship to be held in Budapest soon will help recognising university chess in Hungary. Susan Polgár (born as Zsuzsanna Polgár) is a Hungarian-American chess player who has been women’s World Chess Champion..
18. July 2019
Tight competition expected at the EUSA Chess Championship 2019
Ukrainian chess grandmaster Oleksandr Sulypa, member of the EUSA Technical Delegate says Eastern European universities have the greatest chance of winning at the EUSA Chess Championship in Budapest, 2019. Did it take you by surprise that Hungary’s application for organising the EUSA Mindsports Championship was successful? From the very..
17. July 2019
Turkish chess players are eager to win
Turkey will be represented at the EUSA Chess Championship to be held in Budapest, Hungary between 24th and 28th July by Ozyegin University, Istanbul, both in the men’s and women’s competition. The men’s team is comprised of Doğukan Aslan and Tuna Tucer. Doğukan started to play chess at the age of 6. At this time, he played by himself..
11. July 2019
The University of Nice to show its talent in Budapest
Although the chess team of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France did not attend the EUSA Chess Championship in 2017, it plans to challenge the Ural State Mining University that won the rapid team title in 2017. The men chess team of the university consists of four members who have already proved their talent at various..
11. July 2019
Hungarian hosts expect to win medal
The women’s chess team of the University of Physical Education, Hungary, won a bronze medal at the EUSA Chess Championship in 2017. Klára Varga and Zsuzsanna Terbe expect to repeat their successful performance on home ground as well. How are you preparing for the EUC 2019? Klára Varga (K.V.): I will attend two competitions including..
10. July 2019
Competition and Training Venues
The competition and training venue of EUSA Chess and Bridge Championship 2019 will be the main building of the University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary. The competitions and the related trainings will be held in the rooms of the main building, called building “K” of the university. The competitions will be held in the “Los..
27. June 2019
Registration closes for EUSA Chess Championship 2019
Registration has closed for the EUSA Chess Championship 2019. The event will be held from 24th to 28th July at the University of Physical Education, Budapest. A total of 18 universities from 13 European countries have registered for the men’s chess competition where a total of 40 participants are expected to turn up. The United Kingdom and..
25. June 2019
European Universities Championships bring cultures close to each other
Championships co-ordinated by the European University Sports Association (EUSA) do not only promote sport among university athletes but they help building bridges between different cultures as well. EUSA President Adam Roczek has expressed his gratitude for inviting European student-athletes to the 6th European Universities Mind Sports..
24. June 2019
Hungary does not come home empty handed from the EUSA Bridge and Chess Championship 2017
The Hungarian chess players representing the University of Physical Education managed to collect two bronze medals in the EUSA Chess Championship held in Fuengirola, Span in 2017, with Ural State Mining University from Russia topping the medal standings. Over one hundred and twenty participants representing twenty-five universities from..
20. June 2019
EUSA 2017: Russian universities win gold medal in both men's and women's chess competition
Russian university chess players turned out to be very successful at the European Universities Chess Championship held in Fuengirola, Spain in 2017. The women’s team competition saw the Ural State Mining University (RUS) gaining the first position and achieving the gold medal. In the men’s team competition, after an engaging match-up..
17. June 2019
Hungary places great focus on university sport
Since its foundation, the Hungarian University Sports Federation (HUSF) has always placed great importance on university sport in Hungary. HUSF is keen to organise university sports events in order to increase Hungarian university students' involvement in sport and it is proud to host the upcoming European Universities Bridge and Chess..
13. June 2019
Uniting mind, strength and morals
Dr. Tamás Sterbenz, OC President and Vice-Rector for the University of Physical Education (TE), Hungary, is very proud that the oldest higher education institution in Europe that exclusively deals with sport will host the European Universities Bridge and Chess Championship 2019. Mr. Sterbenz, who likes to play chess in this spare time, is..
12. June 2019
Oleksandr Sulypa about the championship
Ukrainian chess grandmaster Oleksandr Sulypa, member of the EUSA Technical Delegate is very glad to see the EUSA chess championship coming to Hungary at the end of July. He is convinced that chess is not only a mind sport but art and science as well. It teaches a person the culture of thought and accuracy, creativity and honesty. As opposed to..
12. June 2019
Seven weeks left
There are seven weeks left until the starts of the EUSA Bridge and Chess Championship 2019 to be held at the University of Physical Education in Budapest between 24th and 28th July. The organising committee is expecting an overall 100 participants from 20 different European countries to turn up at the event. It is a great pleasure for the four..
22. January 2019
Grandmaster Judit Polgár, Honorary FIDE Vice-president
It is an honour for the Hungarian Chess sport that Grandmaster Judit Polgár was chosen to be the Honorary FIDE Vice-president this December. According to FIDE “Mrs. Polgár will focus her efforts on chess development all over the world, including promoting chess in schools, popularization of the game and improving the level of tournament..
03. December 2018
Registrations for European Universities Championships 2019 are open
European University Sports Association (EUSA) and the local organising committees of the European Universities Championships 2019 are happy to announce that the registration for next year's events is open!Please see the event pages for details and contact the national university sports body in your country to register.We look forward to..
30. November 2018
A short interview with the delegates
Here is a short interview with the bridge and chess delegates of EUSA, Harry Van de Peppel and Oleksandr Sulypa. They visited Budapest a few weeks ago to discuss details regarding this year's championship. While they were here we asked them a few questions. Hope you find them interesting!
24. November 2018
EUSA Mind Sports 2019 coming to Budapest
In preparation for the European Universities Mind Sports Championship 2019, which will be hosted in Budapest next year and include the European Universities Bridge and Chess Championships, EUSA Technical Delegates for Bridge and Chess visited the Hungarian capital between on November 14 and 15, 2018.EUSA Technical Delegate for Bridge Mr Harry Van..
17. January 2018
Big interest for the European Universities Games 2018
Big interest for the European Universities Games 2018 January 15 was the 1st General Entry registration deadline for the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018. EUSA is pleased to record big interest for participation. Confirmation of first teams will start shortly! Meanwhile, the second round of registration has just been reopened. The 2nd..
20. October 2017
European Universities Championship 2017 Highlights
European Universities Championship 2017 Highlights This year, the European University Sports Association (EUSA), in cooperation with the local organising committees, prepared European Universities Championships in 19 sports, gathering over 4100 participants representing over 400 universities from over 40 European countries. Check out..
01. October 2017
European Universities Chess Championship 2017
Fuengirola, Spain: September 20-24, 2017 The European Universities Chess Championship 2017 was held in Fuengirola, Spain, along with the European Universities Bridge Championship. The event hosted over 110 participants from 25 universities, representing 15 European countries in total. The championships were organised by the International..
13. July 2017
One year to European Universities Games Coimbra 2018
One year to European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 The final countdown starts now! European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018 are one year from their start. An amazing experience for more than 4000 athletes from 40 countries and 350 universities, competing in the historic University City of Coimbra, Portugal, in an event that..
13. November 2016
Bridge and Chess will come to Budapest 2019
European University Sports Association (EUSA) held its second Executive Committee meeting of the year in the Serbian capital on November 11 and 12, 2016. Hosted by the University Sport Federation of Serbia (USSS), the meeting was held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belgrade. As reported, prior to the meeting, EUSA representatives were met by..