SUMMER GUEST LECTURES
The Charlotte Chess Center will offer a series of lectures by top guest Grandmasters. Limited seats available!
Monday, June 13
GM Jacob Aagaard
Tuesday, June 14
GM Peter Heine Nielsen
Wednesday, June 15
GM Veselin Topalov
10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
Players may register ahead of time using the registration link below.
Walk-ins only permitted if space permits. All lectures are expected to fill up quickly.
1 hour lecture followed by brief Q&A session.
Great opportunity for photos, autographs, book signings.
Lectures will be geared towards intermediate club players.
Only 65 seats available per lecture - register soon
GM JACOB AAGAARD
Grandmaster and FIDE Senior Trainer from Scotland
World’s leading chess trainer and author
4-time Olympiad representative
Former British and Scottish national champion
Trainer of GMs Boris Gelfand, Sam Shankland, Sabino Brunello, Surya Ganguly, Indian women’s national team
GM PETER HEINE NIELSEN
Grandmaster, FIDE Senior Trainer, #1 Player from Denmark
Leading World Champion “second” (trainer) – coached Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen to 8 World Championship victories, 2007-2021
Current full-time trainer of World Champion Magnus Carlsen
7-time Olympiad representative, 5-time Danish National Champion
Peak FIDE Rating: 2700, #37 in the World
GM VESELIN TOPALOV
World Champion from 2005-2006
Rated #1 in the World in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Peak rating 2816 FIDE, 2870 USCF – in July 2009, GM Topalov was the only active player rated over 2800 FIDE in the world, ahead of World #2 Vishy Anand and World #3 Magnus Carlsen
9-time Olympiad representative representing Bulgaria
Competed in 5 Candidates Tournaments and played World Championship Matches against Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand
Winner of Linares, Tata Steel, Dortmund, Norway Chess Super-Tournaments and the 2005 World Championship
Elite Chess Camp Participants: Free Entry to all lectures
*parents of Elite Camp participants receive CCC member price to attend lectures*
Monday and Tuesday Lectures with GMs Aagaard and Nielsen
CCC Members: $15.00
Wednesday Lecture with World Champion Topalov
CCC Members: $30.00
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