The Maccabiah Chess Festival
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 07:40
The 18th Maccabiah Games will be held in Israel on July 12-23, 2009.
The Maccabiah Games have included chess tournaments for more than 30 years. Now for the first time especially for the 18th Maccabiah Games a super-tournament has been organized with the participation of elite chessplayers from all over the world.
The Festival will include four main events:
International Super-Tournament, featuring top players from all over the world such as Boris Gelfand (Israel), Judit Polgar (Hungary), Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), Evgeniy Najer (Russia), Alexander Beliavsky (Slovenia) etc.
International Invitational Chess Tournaments, Norm opportunity for top players.
International Open Tournament.
International Youth Tournament, for players who were born between 1991 and 1994.
Simultaneous Chess Exhibitions, GM's will play against many opponents at the same time.
Please visit the Official web-site.