Marina dei Cesari, Italy to welcome the Italian Chess Championship.
Marina dei Cesari in Fano, Italy, is set to welcome the stars
of the Italian chess circuit this weekend, as the marina hosts the prestigious
2011 Italian Chess Championships. Taking place in Fano for the first
time, the three-day championship - which begins on Friday 15th April - will see
qualifying tournaments with over 300 players, including top international stars,
all competing to win a total prize fund of over €16,000.
The venue for the competition will be an outdoor covered concert area – adjacent to the marina’s exclusive J Lounge – which is renowned for hosting high profile events at the marina throughout the year, including the popular Fano Jazz Festival.
|Marina dei Cesari is located at the picturesque Adriatic coast. Luxury Sailing Yachts available for recreation chessplayers in the Adriatic Sea.
Inside the concert area will be 150 wooden chessboards, alongside the latest recording and scoring equipment. Spectators will be welcome, but the tournament will also be streamed live for those who don’t want to miss a second of the action.
To get berth holders in the mood, the marina has been offering free chess courses leading up to the championships, encouraging everyone to find out more about the game.
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