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6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament

After a very successful first edition of International Etna tournament in Nicolosi (CT), in December, a new event – 6th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be held this summer from Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice.

Map of Europe and Erice location

Three Opens, A for players with>1800 rating, B for players with <2000 rating in 9 rounds and C for players with <1500 elo in 8 rounds, will be played from July 28th to August 4th, 2015 in Erice.

Poster with Masters

Invited titled players will be at hand to help achieving of norms. Among the ones that accepted an invitation so far are, GM Imre Hera (HUN), Italian Champion GM Danyyil Dvirnyy (ITA), GM Fabien Libiszewski (FRA), GM Salvador Alonso (ARG), GM Denes Boros (HUN), Spanish Champion IM Sabrina Vega Gutierrez (ESP) and IM Sophie Milliet (FRA).

Hera, Dvirnyy, Vega Gutierrez and Milliet

Hera, Dvirnyy, Vega Gutierrez and Milliet

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 (Paris, Girona, Bratislava, Frankfurt Hann, Eindhoven, Kaunas, Krakow, Warsaw etc.) at very cheap prices.

Erice Cathedral

Erice Cathedral

Organised excursions are programmed to wonderful San Vito beach and Greek the archaeological area of Segesta.

San Vito Beach

San Vito Beach

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.

Erice panoramic view

Erice panoramic view

For accommodation, special prices for groups, packages and for any further information, please contact Alessandro Monaco: webmaster@ericescacchi.it

Official website: http://elimi.ericescacchi.it

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