Organizer: European Chess Academy - www.european-chessacademy.com
When: Saturday, November 24th 2018, 10.00.
Where: GRAND Hotel Toplice, Cesta svobode 12, Bled, Slovenia.
Registration: till 22nd of November:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
- SMS: +386 40 834 432,
- In the office of the Senior World Championship 2018.
Late entries are possible (till 24th of November, 9.00) = 50% higher entry fee.
From 23rd of July until 28th of July 2018, chess players of different strengths, ages and nationalities came together to enjoy the International Summer Chess Camp in Maribor, Slovenia, which was organized by the establishers of European Chess Academy (http://european-chessacademy.com/index.php/), GM Georg Mohr and GM Adrian Mikhalchishin in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor (https://www.zsk.si/). In total 44 participants from 14 countries (South Korea, China, Singapore, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Argentina and Slovenia) and 3 continents came to listen to daily chess lectures from some of the world's best trainers – GM, FST Arshak Petrosian and GM, FST Adrian Mikhalcisin alongside some of the best Slovenian coaches IM, FT Tadej Sakelsek, WIM, FI Karmen Mar and FI Misa Hrenic. Besides that the players, aged between 7 and 71 years old, were able to benefit from various other activities: they got to participate in the simultaneous exhibition against strong Grandmasters, measure their strengths and knowledge in a fun blitz tournament, enjoy themselves in various outdoor activities, some of them even decided to watch a chess movie and lastly – all of them made new friends. All that in only one week!
During the second weekend of June (June 8th – June 10th 2018) Slovenia’s second largest city - Maribor hosted a series of amazing chess events in different parts of the city. European Chess Academy in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor organized the following events:
- Clock simultaneous exhibition with former World Champion challenger, Latvian Grandmaster Alexei Shirov
- A challenge to the current World Champion among seniors GM Evgeny Sveshnikov by the legendary Slovenian GM Alexander Beliavsky
- Final of Styrian Cadets League
- Online match ZSK Maribor – Small World Chess Club Shanghai
- Maksimiljan Dular memorial blitz tournament