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chess base eca wscc2018We are proud to announce that we have signed a cooperation agreement with a renowned chess company Chess Base from Hamburg.

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.

logoIn exceptional cases organizer (upon agreement with FIDE) offers possibility of accommodation not in tournament official hotels. Organizer must obtain confirmation for each individual application, so before registering, contact the tournament office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In the case of staying outside official hotels, the entry fee and the registration fee for the tournament increases to 400€ (instead of the 150€) for the participants and 300€ for accompanying person who would like to obtain accreditation.

In such case participants take care of their accommodation themselves, and all accredited persons are entitled to the rights (except of official hotel rights), provided in the tournament invitation.

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European Chess Academy is proud to announce the signing of a contract with the well-known chess patron Eugeny Ushakov.
Mr. Ushakov has become the main sponsor of the World Senior Chess Championship 2018 in Bled, while supporting a variety of other projects by the European Chess Academy.

A closing ceremony of the World Senior Chess Championship 2018 will be held in the famous Festival Hall in Bled. The marvellous hall with 512 seats, located on one of the most beautiful spots in the world just next to the lake of Bled, enables organization of high-class events.
The Festival Hall - http://www.kongresni-center-bled.si/ - was built in 1961 and opened with the grand international chess tournament, when many World Champions visited Bled.
The closing ceremony is on Thursday, 29. 11. 2018 at 19:00; its main sponsor is Municipality of Bled.