During the second weekend of June (June 8th – June 10th 2018) Slovenia’s 2nd largest city - Maribor will host a series of amazing chess events. European Chess Academy in cooperation with Slovenian chess club ZSK Maribor will organize 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 GM Alexander Beliavsky
- Final of Styrian Cadets League
- Online match ZSK Maribor – Small World Chess Club Shanghai
- Maksimiljan Dular memorial blitz tournament
On Friday, 8th of June chess enthusiasts will be able to witness a clock simultaneous exhibition, where 6 Slovenian promising cadets will get the unique opportunity to test their knowledge against the former World Champion challenger – Latvian Grandmaster Alexei Shirov.
At the same time legendary GM Alexander Beliavsky will be challenging the current World Champion among seniors GM Evgeny Sveshinkov in 4 rapid games. Their fight will continue on the next day, when they will be playing 4 additional games - all at the same time!
Beljavski-Svešnikov (2) http://view.livechesscloud.com/71ab4084-d62f-4e5f-a453-e90e3b565155 - 2. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018.
Beljavski-Svešnikov (3) http://view.livechesscloud.com/2b69b2a4-d1ea-485b-984a-e41a8fb49aad - 3. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018.
Beljavski-Svešnikov (4) http://view.livechesscloud.com/4e770aae-6127-448d-81e2-871b6e6d79ba - 4. dvoboj, petek, 8. 6. 2018.
Beljavski-Svešnikov (M) http://view.livechesscloud.com/8eba22b7-c16a-4d4e-bace-c091c30e10c1 - Dvoboj, sobota, 9. 6. 2018.
Širov-Štajerska mladi http://view.livechesscloud.com/7b7db60c-8bd9-4864-b287-f9c31c5404d9 - Dvoboj petek, 8. 6. 2018.
We have agreed to cooperate in many areas.
We will do our best to raise our game to an even higher level. Moreover, the participation of the German company has enhanced credibility and recognisability of our activities.
Members of European chess academy were very active lately:
Teja Vidic won her second norm for WIM
Current Slovenian woman champion Teja Vidic showed a great performance in international open tournament in Graz. Her final result was enough for her to win her second WIM norm and 16 new rating points. Teja faced many great opponents during the tournament – GM Nevednici, GM Hjartarson, GM Socko Monika. With the last one she managed to make a draw. More detailed results of Teja’s performance can be seen in the following website: