Nigel Short To Give Simultaneous Display In Auckland March 2nd

Posted: 16/02/2014 by Ian in Club News

Nigel_ShortGrandmaster NIGEL SHORT will give a 20-Board SIMULTANEOUS CHESS EXHIBITION Sunday, March 2nd. Games begin 1pm New Zealand National Chess Centre, Devonport St Paul’s, 100b Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland. English chess superstar and former World Championship Candidate Nigel Short will take on 20 players simultaneously at this inaugural chess event of New Zealand’s National Chess Centre in Devonport. Following welcome speeches from NZCF President Paul Spiller and North Shore MP Maggie Barry, Nigel will officially open the Centre by playing his first move. To Play: e-mail ncc@newzealandchess.co.nz to request a playing spot ($50), and, if accepted, bank details will be supplied for payment. Timetable: 12 noon, Doors Open. 1pm, Games begin. Exhibition ends approximately 4.30 pm. Spectators welcome

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