Garry Kasparov Will Play Tournament Against Amateur Chess Players in Bratislava

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Kasparov’s visit to Slovakia might be of great importance to any businessmen or chess fan. Kasparov is slated to speak at the Big Ideas for CEE conference. His presence in Slovakia will delight also recreational chess players, he will play a simultaneous exhibition against recreational players.

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I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.

The Bratislava trip of the legendary chess player, Garry Kasparov, is scheduled on 13th and 14th October 2011. Kasparov is slated to speak at the Big Ideas for CEE conference. This chess player, exemplary strategist and political activist will share his views on leadership, logical and strategic thinking, as well as Russian politics.

Kasparov's presence in Slovak capital will delight not only businessmen, but also recreational chess players. A simultaneous exhibition against the six-time World Champion is held on Friday, 14th October, at Bratislava's Crowne Plaza hotel. The match begins at 18:00, and will be played on 20 chessboards simultaneously.

If you are interested in playing against the living chess legend, you can attend an online tournament at . The prize for the winner of the Play Against Kasparov tournament is one ticket to the prestigious simul against Garry Kasparov. You can register on for free, you will find the the Kasparov Tournament in the 'Tournaments' section.

The tournament is reserved for players without an official FIDE (World Chess Federation) rating, or those whose rating does not exceed 2250 points.

As tickets are still available, those uncomfortable to attend the tournament still have the chance to play against the famed chess grandmaster, the only requirement is that the player’s FIDE rating does not exceed 2250 points.

Player fee for the world-famous chess player is 1000 euros per game, grandmaster's earnings will be donated to charity. Those interested in playing a game in the simul, can get more information at sales(at)chessfriends(dot)com or +421 918 526 329.

"We are very excited about this simultaneous exhibition," said Marek Holeva of, "and we would like to share our excitement with our players."


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