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Casablanca Chess Week

The city of Casablanca in Morocco hosts the Casablanca Chess Week from May 30 to June 4, 2022, with several events throughout the week.

The event will open on 31 May in the venue of the Casablanca Stock Exchange with attendance of Officials of the city of Casablanca and Officials of the International Federation (FIDE).

​The initiative aims to promote the practice of chess among all Casablancas, young and old. This will allow them to discover or rediscover this millennial game with multiple facets and benefits.

Schedule and timetable of events:

Monday30-May, 10:00-11:30Official OpeningCasablanca Stock Exchange venue
Monday30-May, 16:00-17:15Challenge a world champion and learnOnline
Monday30-May, 18:00-19:15Conference Chess & EconomicsCasablanca Stock Exchange venue
Tuesday 31-May, 13:00-15:30Visit to the Oum Keltoum Center for girlsCentre Oum Keltoum
Tuesday 31-May, 17:00-18:30Conference: Women in Chess 
Tuesday 31-May, 19:15-20:45Chess Conference: Fischer- A genious of perpetual checkCasablanca Stock Exchange venue
Wednesday1-Jun, 10:00-12:00AREF-FIDE Meeting, Chess: An education toolCasablanca Stock Exchange venue
Wednesday1-Jun, 15:00-19:30ENCG Chess FestivalENCG Casablanca
Thursday2-Jun, 11:00-12:00Visit to Charif Idrissi High SchoolCharif Idrissi High School
Thursday2-Jun, 15:30-17:30Afternoon reserved for seniorsCasablanca Stock Exchange venue
Thursday2-Jun, 18:30-20:00Masterclass Experts for player rated 2000+Casablanca Stock Exchange venue
Friday3-Jun, 11:00-12:15Challenge a world champion and learnOnline
Friday3-Jun, 19:30-22:00Exhibition match: Duel between grandmastersLa Makhama du Pacha
Saturday4-Jun, 10:00-12:00Young talents: Development WorkshopComplexe Al Amal
Saturday4-Jun, 11:00-18:00Initiation Workshops in Dar BouazzaSela Plaza Dar Bouazza
Saturday4-Jun, 13:00-18:00Closing festivalComplexe Al Amal


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