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7th International “Terre degli Elimi” Tournament

The 7th International Terre degli Elimi Tournament will be organized this summer by Alessandro Monaco and his chess club “Amici della Scacchiera” (Chessboard Friends) on the west side of the Sicily island in Erice.

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Three Opens, A for players with ≥1900 rating, B for players with < 1900 rating in 9 rounds and 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 (NED), GM Arkadij Rotstein (GER), GM Felix Levin (GER), WGM Maria Manakova (SRB), WGM Iozefina Paulet (NED) and Italian FMs Artem Gilevych, Michelangelo Scalcione, Alessandro Santagati and Giuseppe Fabiano.

Last year winner was IM Sergei Matsenko.

Jan Werle

Jan Werle

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.

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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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