As part of the programme «Tous aux Echecs» (http://www.neva-fondation.org / index.php? m1=projets&cat=sports_et_education&sCat=echecs&pId=55), eight inter-school tournaments will take place in order to determine the qualified for Super Final on June 11th and 12th, 2015, at the théâtre des Salons.
Seven first of each school will have the honour to represent their school to compete for a team tournament.
This year, the winners of these qualifying tournaments will have privilege to compete with the former World champions Alexandra Kosteniuk and Vladimir Kramnik.
Games will be played with the official clocks of FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Echecs) at the rate of 10 minutes for each player for the whole game.
The following schools will welcome the qualifications during April and May:
Alexandra Kosteniuk was born on April 23rd, 1984 in Perm, Russia. International chess Grandmaster, World champion 2008-2010. Gold medal on the 3rd chessboard during the last Olympics Games 2014 in Tromso, Norway.
Vladimir Kramnik was born on June 25th, 1975 in Touapsé, Russia. International chess Grandmaster, he became World champion in 2000 in London beating Gary Kasparov. He defended his title successfully in 2004 against the Hungarian Peter Leko and in 2006 against the Bulgarian Veselin Topalov. In 2007, the Indian Anand took over the title.
Results are in the photo gallery.
Partner:Dep. of Culture, City of Geneva