Events

Simultaneous Exhibitions

November 26 at 18.30. Simultaneous chess exhibition by Former World Champion Veselin Topalov and the International Master Sophie Milliet. This exhibition is an invitational event. Venue: Sala de la Pinturas del Palacio Fonseca. C/ Fonseca 4, […]

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Night Open Blitz Tournament

Date: November 29, 2019 (Friday). Schedule: The competition starts at 20.00. The participants must arrive in the venue by 19.45. Venue: Colegio Mayor Fray Luis de León , Plaza Fray Luis de León, 11, 37008 […]

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Children’s Tournament

Date: November 30, 2019 (Saturday) Schedule: The tournament starts at 10 am. The participants must arrive in the venue by 9.45 am. Venue: Colegio Sagrada Familia , C/Marquesa de Almarza 1, 37001 Salamanca Tournament System: […]

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Chess Cinema Season

The Chess Cinema Season will feature three interesting films which show exciting aspects of the world of chess. Programme: Searching for Bobby Fischer (Monday at 17) El jugador de ajedrez  (The chess player) (Tuesday at […]

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Lecture by Leontxo García

Lecture by Leontxo García: Ten reasons to support chess Leontxo García will present ten reasons which show chess social benefits as well as other aspects of the game (development of intelligence, fighting brain aging, online […]

Players

Veselin Topalov

Veselin Topalov, born in 1975, is an International Grandmaster from Bulgaria. Former World Champion and ranked 1 several times in the FIDE ELO rating list. As he always fights every single chess game and has […]

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Lecture by Amador González

Lecture by Amador González de la Nava: From Salamanca 1497 to the present: Five centuries of modern chess. During the 15th century chess rules underwent a remarkable transformation which led to the present-day game. These […]

Players

Hou Yifan

Hou Yifan is a Chinese Grandmaster. She became a Grandmaster in 2008 at 14. She was the youngest woman to gain that title. In 2010 she became the youngest Women’s World Chess Champion. Hou Yifan […]

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Ruslan Ponomariov

Ruslan Ponomariov from Ukraine, gained his Grandmaster title at the age of 14. Four years later he became the youngest World Champion ever. He has had brilliant tournament results such as the Under-18 European and […]