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21st World Senior Chess Championships in Opatija

The 21st World Senior Chess Championships are being played in Opatija, Croatia, from November 14, 2011 (arrival of the participants) until November 27, 2011 (day of departure).

The Championships are organized by the Chess club “Rijeka” in agreement with Croatian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the Mountain-litoral County, the City of Rijeka and the City of Opatija.

The championship will be based on 11 rounds of Swiss system in accordance with the FIDE Tournament Rules and FIDE Rules of Chess.

Open section has about 210 entries while the women tournament is breaking the records with 50 participants. More information.

Bellow are the photos by Adolivio Capece

Opatija landscape

Opatija landscape

Angiolina Park planning

Angiolina Park - Planning

Angiolina Park faces of famous people

The wall in the park has painted faces of more or less 20 famous people: Einstein, Mahler, I. Duncan, etc

Angiolina Park Vladimir Nabokov

...among them is also Vladimir Nabokov, writer and chess player (problemist)

Angiolina Park classic music temple

Angiolina Park classic music temple (music is played by a disk all day long)

Angiolina Park violinist

Angiolina Park violinist

Angiolina Park fountain

Angiolina Park fountain

Stonehenge in Opatija

Stonehenge in Opatija?

Yacht club Opatija

Yacht club Opatija

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