Bucharest University of Economic Studies
The 7th edition of Kings Tournament takes place in Bucharest between 6 and 17 October.
The playing hall will be hosted by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Kings Tournament - 7th edition
The opening ceremony of the 7th edition of Kings Tournament Romgaz will be on 6th October in the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Piata Romana Nr.6). This international tournament is organized by the Sports Club “Elisabeta Polihroniade” and is a part of the Grand Slam circuit.
The Kings Tournament will be a double round robin competition with 5 world-class participants: Fabiano Caruana (Italia, GM, 2779), the former World Champion Ruslan Ponomariov (Ucraine, GM, 2756), Wang Hao (China, GM, 2736), Radjabov Teimour (Azerbaidjan, GM, 2733) şi Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, (Romania, GM, 2665).
„We are consequent in organizing the Kings Tournament because such a competition underlines the complexity and beauty of chess. This year’s edition with its famous participants represent a truly great show for every chess lover”, sais the International Grandmaster Elisabeta Polihroniade.
This year’s edition will be played in the Magna Auditorium and Conference Hall „Virgil Madgearu” of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies – a partner of Kings Tournament. The rounds will start every day from 7th till 17th October at 3:30 p.m. (last round starts at 1:30 p.m) and the entrance is free. The games will be broadcasted Live on www.turneulregilor.com.
The main sponsor of the event is the largest Romanian natural gas producer Romgaz. The partners are the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, RYSA (Romanian Youth Sports Association) and Marshall Turism.