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1st Budapest International Chess Holiday

1st Budapest International Chess Holiday

attilaturzo
Aug 1, 2014, 5:52 PM 9
09-16 August 2014
 
Budapest, Hungary

 

Organized by International Chess Master Attila Turzo, the 1st International Chess Holiday is an event that brings chess players from around the world together with the mission of improving their skills and exploring the beauties and culture of Hungary.

 The age-old game of chess has been played for centuries throughout the world. Come, learn about the the game in one of the most beautiful cities in Central Europe. The 1st Budapest International Chess Holiday will be an experience like no other. The week-long event will engage your mind and lift your spirit as your love for the game is renewed with every move you make on the board and every breathtaking sight that you take in.
 
 
Accommodations:
 
Accommodations have been made for all participants of the 1st International Chess Holiday. Located in central Budapest, the Star Inn Hotel Centrum is within walking distance from major attractions, including the world renown Opera House. You will find the rooms spacious and comfortable. Free internet, and a delicious breakfast bar daily are included.
 
Find out more about the Star Inn Hotel Centrum at http://starinnhotels.com/en/star-inn-hotel-budapest-centrum
 
 
 
What To Expect:
 
Chess workshops will take place from 9:00a.m.-1:00 p.m.daily. We will go together to the Sunshine Workshop Center, which is a ten minute walk from the hotel. The Sunshine Center is located on Bajnok Street. For complete directions, please visit  http://www.napfenyestanfolyamok.hu/kapcsolat
 
 
Lunch will be held at the Sunshine Restaurant. You can visit it on page http://napfenyesetterem.hu/english This will give the participants a chance to catch up, get to know each other, and discuss what they have learned in the morning.
 
 
From 2:30 p.m. until dinner various events have been scheduled. This includes sightseeing around Budapest, attending concerts, hiking in the beautiful mountains and a trip to the thermal bath. There are even a few surprise events in store.
 
 
  
 
 Hungarian Parliament
 
 
Chess in the Thermal Bath
 
 
Hungarian Folk Performance
 
 
 
 
Hiking in the Pilis mountain
 
 
Itinerary of the 1st Budapest International  Chess Holiday
 
09/08/2014 - 16/08/2014
 
 Saturday 09/08/2014
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner
 
8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Introduction
 
 
 
Sunday 10/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sightseeing
 
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Operetta ship: Sightseeing and Dinner Cruises on the Danube
 
http://www.operetthajo.hu/&changelang=en
 
 
 
Monday 11/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visiting the Hungarian Parliament
 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Organ Concert in the St.Stephen’s Basilica
 
http://www.ticket.info.hu/en/program/orgona-concert
 
 
 
Tuesday 12/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Free time
 
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Folklore performances with the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble
 
http://www.hungariakoncert.hu/en/program/folklore-performances
 
 
 
Wednesday 13/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Visiting in the Equestrian Park
 
http://www.lazarlovaspark.hu/webset32.cgi?Lovaspark@@EN@@1@@449910894
 
 
 
Thursday 14/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Chess  http://www.szechenyibath.hu/
 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Surprise
 
 
 
Friday 15/08/2014
 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chess workshop
 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rapid Chess Tournament
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
 
3:00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. Dobogókő: top of the Pilis, the Heartchacra of the world
 
http://www.dobogokokirandulas.hu/en
 
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Farewell Party: campfire and dinner cooked in kettle
 
 
 
Saturday 16/08/2014
 
 
Departure
 
 
Registration
 
It is encouraged that you register before 7th of August to ensure all accommodations are accounted for.
Ground and Air Transportation
 
We make travelling to and from the chess holiday as easy as castling. If you are in need of assistance with making travel arrangements, the organizers of the chess holiday will be more than happy to help you find a cost effective way of getting to Budapest.
Interested?
 
If you are ready to see clearer tactics and clear, blue skies then join us! Contact International Master Attila Turzo at attilaturzo@gmail.com. He is also available via skype (attilaturzo), phone: +36 20 550 8749 or through chess.com (attilaturzo).
 
 
We look forward to seeing you!
 
 
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/chessholidays
 
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AttilaTurzo
 
wiber: +36 20 550 8749

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