Miguel Najdorf MetLife

The Polish Chess Federation and Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation have a great pleasure and an honor to invite the players to take part in the MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival to be held from the 10th till the 18th of July 2015, in Warsaw.

More details are available here


Warsaw, July 10-18, 2015


A – Open for players with Elo>=2200

B – Open for players with Elo 1600-2199

C – Open for players with Elo < 1600

D – Tournament of chess prodigies (born 2005 and later)

General Information

1. Titular Sponsor: MetLife

2. Organizer: gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation, in co-operation with the Polish Chess Federation

3. The Festival is a part of the ACP Tour

4. Patrons, sponsors, co-organizers: Municipality of the Warsaw Central District, Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre, Marshal’s Office of the Mazovian Voivodeship, Ministry of Sports and Tourism, EuRoPol GAZ s.a.

5. Technological partners: ATM corporation and IBM Polska Ltd.

6. Festival Director: Maria Macieja mariamacieja@o2.pl, phone: +48-603-391-318
Deputy Festival Director: dr Agnieszka Fornal – Urban metlifenajdorf@gmail.com

7. Chief Arbiter: FIDE Arbiter Paweł Suwarski

8. Website: http://www.poloniachess.pl/najdorf2015/

9. Time and venue: The tournaments will take place in the Warsaw Sports and Recreation Centre at ul.Polna 7a in Warsaw (city centre) http://www.osir-polna.pl/

Detailed schedule (A, B and C tournaments):

Friday 10.07.2015 5.00 pm Opening ceremony and 1st round
Saturday 11.07.2015 5.00 pm 2nd round
Sunday 12.07.2015 5.00 pm 3rd round
Monday 13.07.2015 5.00 pm 4th round
Tuesday 14.07.2015 10.00 am 5th round
Wednesday 15.07.2015 5.00 pm 6th round
Thursday 16.07.2015 10.00 am 7th round
Friday 17.07.2015 5.00 pm 8th round
Saturday 18.07.2015 10.00 am 9th round
Saturday 18.07.2015 3.30 pm Closing ceremony

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