Since 1991, the European Chess Union (ECU) organises the European Youth Chess Championship in the groups under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year. In 2010, a tournament for the under 8 was introduced.

Past 5 year winners in respective categories for boys and girls:

Year Location U8 U10 U12 U14 U16 U18
2013 Budva Aydin Suleymanli Kagan Aydincelebi Viktor Matviishen Jorden Van Foreest Kirill Alekseenko Vladimir Fedoseev
2014 Batumi Ilya Makoveev Mamikon Gharibyan Viktor Matviishen Timur Fakhrutdinov Cemil Can Ali Marandi Avital Boruchovsky
2015 Poreč Mikhei Navumenka Ilya Makoveev Kirill Shubin Sergei Lobanov Leonid Sawlin Cemil Can Ali Marandi
2016 Prague Artem Pingin Volodar Murzin Mamikon Gharibyan Salvador Guerra Rivera Timur Fakhrutdinov Manuel Petrosyan
2017 Mamaia Giang Tran Nam Marc Andria Maurizzi Aydin Suleymanli Jonas Buhl Bjerre Andrey Esipenko Jesper Sondergaard Thybo
2018 Riga ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

 

 

Year Location U8 U10 U12 U14 U16 U18
2013 Budva Laura Czernikowska Anastasia Vuller Polina Shuvalova Gunay Mammadzada Anna Styazhkina Nastassia Ziaziulkina
2014 Batumi Emilia Zavivaeva Malak Ismayil Ekaterina Goltseva Anastasia Avramidou Mai Narva Ulviyya Fataliyeva
2015 Poreč Veronika Veremyuk Galina Mironenko Elizaveta Solozhenkina Anna Kochukova Anna Maja Kazarian Nino Khomeriki
2016 Prague Alexandra Shvedova Zsoka Gaal Sila Caglar Aleksandra Maltsevskaya Fiona Sieber Nino Khomeriki
2017 Mamaia Sofya Svergina Veronika Shubenkova Galina Mironenko Govhar Beydullayeva Olga Badelka Sona Asatryan
2018 Riga ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???