IM attilaturzo
Sep 26, 2016, 5:27 PM |
24-30 October 2016
Budapest, Hungary

  Organized by International Chess Master Attila Turzo, the  Budapest 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 Budapest 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 have been made for all participants of the 5th Budapest Chess Holiday.
  Fully renovated and newly opened in 2016, The Ritz-Carlton Budapest is located in the heart of the city and is housed in the former Adria Palace, a protected monument built in 1918. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The Ritz-Carlton Budapest features spacious rooms and suites combining elegance, comfort and amenities such as Wi-Fi access and LCD satellite TV. Wired Internet is accessible free of charge in all guest rooms. The hotel is just minutes' walk away from the city’s exquisite shopping and lively business district, the Danube River, the Castle district, Opera House and the Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest synagogue of Europe.

Belváros - Lipótváros is a great choice for travelers interested in culture,history and architecture.

This is our guests' favorite part of Budapest, according to independent reviews.

This property is also rated for the best value in Budapest! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Find out more about The Ritz-Carlton Budapest at https://goo.gl/Ptim49
"Our stay here is a brilliant start of our vacation. The name Ritz raises your expectations & this hotel more than lives up to them. The decor is contemporary but exudes warmth too because of its rich highly-polished mahogany interiors. Our Junior suite is very spacious with a separate living area, which has stylish furniture, especially the gorgeous bar-cabinet. And I love the fact that the iron & the board are fitted in the room itself as it is a nuisance to keep calling for it. The toiletries are Asprey, a luxurious brand. The view from our window is that of a vibrant park which is kind of a refreshing sight. The staff is very friendly and keen to fulfil our desires. Also, the Kupola breakfast lounge has a delicious spread of offerings. The omelette was the best that I have ever had, and the mini muffins were yummy too. The best thing about the Ritz is its location. The moment you step out of its back door, you are in that kind of a street and those kind of squares for which travelers travel to Europe. Wonderful treat!"
  Always up to expectations

"I made reservation over phone several weeks in advance. The process was swift. We arrived tired after five hours long ride from Prague and were warmly welcomed by the staff. Rooms were booked according to our demand and were connecting. Upon entering a surprise cake was waiting for me as it was my birthday. Rooms were very comfortable, clean and spacious. Breakfast buffet had a vast menu to choose from and service again was friendly and efficient. Concierge was extremely helpful in guiding us about activities in town, making reservation for dinner, arranging an excellent private guide on a very short notice and making reservation for our transportation to Vienna. Hotel is located right in the middle of historic district and everything was walk-able. We will stay again when we revisit Budapest."


Extremely pleasant stay

"The hotel is brand new and I like how the whole hotel is designed.

Location is central and easily access to the famous Danube River. Room is clean, air conditioning functions well, Bellman and concierge team are helpful. Club Lounge has great food and service, Paul / Ketti are very friendly. Special thanks to Marco Kuefner and Nina Will who have made our arrival and stay comfortable and memorable. And thanks for the welcome surprise to my daughter who has just got married. We enjoyed the stay and would definitely stay in this hotel again next time to Budapest. Highly recommended."

 What To Expect:

Chess workshops and training games with analysis will take place 3 or 4 hours daily. We will go together to the Sunshine Event Hall, which is a five minute drive  from the hotel.
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 2:00 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

The Pilis Mountain
Itinerary of the
5th Budapest  Chess Holiday
24/10/2016 - 30/10/2016

 Monday 24/10/2016
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner and Introduction

Tuesday 25/10/2016
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Chess workshops
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Training games & Review
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch in the Sunshine Restaurant
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sightseeing

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner in the Sunshine Restaurant

Wednesday 26/10/2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sightseeing by airplane
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch in the Sunshine Restaurant
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chess workshops
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Training games & Review
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner in the Sunshine Restaurant
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Folklore performances with the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble

Thursday 27/10/2016
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Chess workshops
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Training games & Review
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visiting the Hungarian Parliament
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Shopping Tour
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Sunshine Restaurant
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Concert in Béla Bartók National Concert Hall

Friday 28/10/2016
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Chess workshops
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Training games & Review
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Chess  http://www.szechenyibath.hu/
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner and Night Sightseeing with Music on the Operetta Ship http://www.operetthajo.hu/en/program

Saturday 29/10/2019
9:00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. Hiking in Dobogókő:
top of the Pilis, the Heartchacra of the world
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lunch  in the Sunshine Restaurant
 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Chess tourney : 15 minutes per player time control
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. The Last Supper  in the Sunshine Restaurant

Sunday 30/10/2016

It is encouraged that you register before 17 of October 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 way of getting to Budapest.

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!

wiber: +36 20 550 8749