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Dear participants!

The registration period for the World Senior Championship 2018 ended on 17th September 2018. According to the rules, we are still accepting registrations (until 1.11. 2018), but with a penalty:

FIDE entry fee = 140 euro (instead of 70),
Registration fee = 120 euro (instead of 80).

Players are obliged to stay in one of the official hotels. We still have some free rooms in:

Grand Hotel Toplice Bled 5*****, Cesta svobode 12, 4260 Bled, 
single room = 150 EUR / person per night,
double room = 130 EUR / person per night,
10 rooms.

Grand Hotel Toplice is a Tournament venue.

Hotel Savica Bled 4***, Cankarjeva cesta 6, 4260 Bled,
single room = 90 EUR / person per night,
double room = 70 EUR /person per night,
20 rooms.



Dear participants, we are kindly informing you that the official hotels: Park Hotel and Rikli Balance Golf Hotel are fully booked.

We still have free rooms in the following official hotels:
Grand Hotel Toplice 5***** (venue), Hotel Savica 4****, Hotels Jadran, Trst and Krim 3***.


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.

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.

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 - - 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.