“Bilbao, European Chess Capital 2014″ presented at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee

Garry Kasparov and Kepa OlabarrietaThe president of the European Chess Union (ECU), Silvio Danailov, has today presented at the Tata Steel Chess tournament in Wijk aan Zee the European Club Cup and the Grand Slam Masters Final. The two events will be celebrated simultaneously in Bilbao this September. The president of the ECU was accompanied by the ex-world champion Garry Kasparov and also by Leontxo García, representing the organizing committee of both tournaments, and Kepa Olabarrieta, the representative from the promoting institutional organization Be Basque. Continue reading

BILBAO, THE CITY OF THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM AND EUROPEAN CHESS CAPITAL 2014, HAS PRESENTED IN HOLLAND ITS TOURIST OFFER

Bilbao – the financial and cultural capital of the Basque Country where the world-renowned Guggenheim Museum is located – has presented in Holland today its offer as a tourist destination by reason of its status as European chess capital 2014 this September. The presentation, programmed in the setting of the Tata Steel Chess tournament which is currently being held in Wijk aan Zee, has had the support of Garry Kasparov, the ex-world champion, who is considered by many specialists to be the best chess player in history.

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(Español) El nuevo campeón del mundo de ajedrez, Magnus Carlsen, y el rey destronado, Viswanathan Anand, dispuestos a medirse nuevamente en la Final de Maestros 2014

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(Español) Aronián se adjudica por segunda vez la Final de Maestros de Ajedrez

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