The Italian Problem Association (API), in cooperation with the Chess Club of Jesi and the Chess Organization Scacchi Randagi, has the honor to invite all delegates of WFCC, national teams, individual chess solvers and composers and all those interested in problem chess, to attend the 54th World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 35th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).
The congress will be held at the "Hotel Federico II", in Jesi - Italy, from Saturday August 20th (arrival) to Saturday August 27th (departure) with the WCSC on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 23rd and 24th.
Hotel Federico II (http://www.hotelfederico2.it) is a 4-star hotel just outside Jesi (15 km from the Ancona Airport) and has all the comforts like gym, outdoor and indoor swimming pool and a large garden.
Prices in EUR per person per day (half-board, drinks not included):
Prices include tourist tax and VAT, breakfast, dinner, excursion to the Frasassi Caves (lunch not included), closing banquet, free wi-fi as well as all regular congress activities and solving/composing tournaments. All payments should be made to the Hotel.
The participation fee for those not staying in the hotel is 100 EUR and includes registration, the congress material and participation in the solving and composing tournaments.
The Hotel staff can also organize excursions (price to be defined with the Hotel) for small groups to the Castles of Vallesina, the Paper Museum of Fabriano, the Riviera del Conero, Urbino, Loreto, Recanati and Gubbio.
Jesi is 15 kilometers from Ancona International Airport "Raffaello Sanzio"; you can also reach Jesi by car, by train or by ferry to Ancona harbor.
Transport from/to the airport will probably be arranged with the Hotel; further details will be published on the website when the flights summer timetable will be available.
Please send your application before June 30th 2011 to:
Marco Bonavoglia - via Giovanni Rotondi, 3 - I-20145 Milano (Italy)
Tel: +39-02-48009016 (home), +39-3386971742 (cell phone)
This invitation and all important information will be also published on the
WFCC web site at http://www.wfcc.ch
The congress program and further details will be announced on the WCCC 2011 website which will be online on January/February 2011.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Jesi!
On behalf of the Organising Committee
Marco Bonavoglia, Milan, Dec 12th, 2010
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