Opening evening of the 1st European Corporate Chess Championship took place in the City Hall of Asnieres, on Wednesday, June 28th. The opening evening attended Mr Manuel Aeschlimann, Mayor of Asnieres and Vice-President of Paris Metropole, Mr Martin Huba, Treasurer of the ECU and representatives from official partners of the Championship: KAISSA Consulting, EMERIGE, HP BTP, ENGIE.
The Championship will be held in the Asnières Hall of Honor on November 24th and 25th. Until today, about ten teams have completed the pre-registration or registration process: Sberbank (Russia), Abyss Propreté (France), Leonard (France), KAISSA (France), Corsisa Flash ), Les Pyramides (France), The city of Asnières (France), Kids Up (France)…
The organizers had the pleasure of welcoming through this opening evening, several great champions of our discipline: Alexandra Kosteniuk, Almira Skripchenko, Anatoli Vaisser, Pavel Tregubov.
The following day Martin Huba, Willy Iclicki and Jean-Claude Moingt visited the Castle of Asnières where the closing ceremony of the Championship and the gala evening would take place on Saturday, November 25th.
The official invitation can be downloaded here.