7th "TERRE DEGLI ELIMI" CHESS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
7th International “Terre degli Elimi” tournament
February 28th, 2016
This will be the seventh edition of our summer chess festival in the wonderful place of Erice.
We will offer, as usual, to chess players and their companions: cheap prices, good weather, great cooking and great chess masters!
- A for players with >1900 rating,
- B for players with < 1900 rating in 9 rounds
- C for players with <1600 elo in 7 rounds
will be played from July 28th to August 4th, 2016 in Erice.
Invited titled players will be at hand to help achieving of norms. Among the ones that accepted an invitation so far are, GM Jan Werle (NDL), GM Arkadij Rotstein (GER), GM Felix Levin (GER), GM Nikolai Ninov (BUL), IM Novak Pezelj (SRB), IM Milos Stankovic (SRB), IM Balind Nadj Hedjesi (SRB), WGM Maria Manakova (SRB), WGM Iozefina Paulet (NDL), FM Mischa Senders (NDL), FM Tycho DijKhuis (NDL), FM Nenad Robulj (SRB), FM Alessandro Santagati (ITA) and Italian national masters Girolamo Valguarnera and Michel Bifulco.
Erice in western Sicily (Italy) is 15 km away from 'airport "Vincenzo Florio" in Trapani (Ryanair Hub), is a true and proper tourist pearl of Sicily, located about 700 meters above sea level overlooking the sea. To arrive in Erice, can reach Trapani by plane (Vincenzo Florio airport) with daily Ryanair flights offering direct connections from leading Italian and European airports as Paris , Girona, Bratislava, Frankfurt Hann, Eindhoven, Kaunas, Krakow, Warsaw at very cheap prices.
Organised excursions will be programmed to wonderfull San Vito beach and the archaeological Greek area of Segesta.
However, players and guests interested in prolonging their stay and enjoy the area in a relaxed manner, the organizer has arranged for the special hotel prices to be valid from 22 July to 8 August. Special packages to include accommodation, excursions and entry fee are also possible.