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.