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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov comes to Bucharest event in June

Legendary chess player Garry Kasparov will come to Bucharest in early June to inaugurate the first stage of the Grand Chess Tour circuit - Superbet Chess Classic Romania 2021.

The event is scheduled for June 5-14. The official opening ceremony will be held at the Face Convention in northern Bucharest on June 4.

The opening event aims to send a message of confidence “after the difficult experience of the pandemic,” the organizers said in a press release, adding that this message is summarised in this edition’s motto - “Change your life. Make your Move. With Kasparov.”

The chess competition that will take place in Bucharest between June 5 and June 14 is the first of the five stages of the world circuit founded by Garry Kasparov, Grand Chess Tour 2021. Its organizers are the Romanian Chess Federation, the Superbet Foundation and the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).

Ten internationally recognized chess players will participate at the event in Romania, including a wildcard player, Romanian grandmaster Constantin Lupulescu. The other nine players are Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Teimour Radjabov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Richard Rapport.

The players will compete for a total of EUR 350,000 in prize money.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: the organizers)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov comes to Bucharest event in June

Legendary chess player Garry Kasparov will come to Bucharest in early June to inaugurate the first stage of the Grand Chess Tour circuit - Superbet Chess Classic Romania 2021.

The event is scheduled for June 5-14. The official opening ceremony will be held at the Face Convention in northern Bucharest on June 4.

The opening event aims to send a message of confidence “after the difficult experience of the pandemic,” the organizers said in a press release, adding that this message is summarised in this edition’s motto - “Change your life. Make your Move. With Kasparov.”

The chess competition that will take place in Bucharest between June 5 and June 14 is the first of the five stages of the world circuit founded by Garry Kasparov, Grand Chess Tour 2021. Its organizers are the Romanian Chess Federation, the Superbet Foundation and the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).

Ten internationally recognized chess players will participate at the event in Romania, including a wildcard player, Romanian grandmaster Constantin Lupulescu. The other nine players are Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Teimour Radjabov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Richard Rapport.

The players will compete for a total of EUR 350,000 in prize money.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: the organizers)

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