See also: European Chess Union (ECU).
14 May 2008
2008 European Championship
The recent European Championship was a World Championship qualifier. The official site, European Individual Chess Championship Plovdiv 2008, says, 'The Individual Men’s European Championship 2008 and the Individual European Women`s Championship 2008 are qualification events for the next World Cup or the next World Championship for Women respectively. According to FIDE regulations and the decision of the ECU Board, 23 players from the men's section and 14 players from the women's section will qualify.' Historical standings and games for the years 2000 to 2007 are available under the the site's History section.