European Team Chess Championship 2013 in Warsaw 7-18 November
The European Team Chess Championship - one of the biggest and most prestigious chess events in the world - will be held this year in Warsaw, Poland from November 7-18 at the Novotel Warszawa Centrum Hotel.
The Championship is the most important chess event in Poland since 1935. The President of the Republic of Poland - Bronisław Komorowski - is the honorary patron and several Polish celebrities have agreed to be member of the honorary committee.
The City of Warsaw and Ministry of Sport and Tourism have given the Polish Chess Federation a significant support since a bid procedure. For the first time in the history of this tournament all games will be broadcast on-line on the Internet. A total of 67 countries have already confirmed their participation in the Championship.
The official venue of the Chess Championship - Novotel Warszawa Centrum Hotel - is located in the very heart of Warsaw, only a few steps away from the famous Palace of Culture and Science.
The official website of the Championship is: www.etcc2013.com
From Alexandra Kosteniuk's