Top event is 15th category International Grandmaster Tournament
The InventiChess event takes place on 18-26th September in the Inventi training center, a hundred meters away from the City Hall in the center of the historical downtown of Antwerp in Belgium. This beautiful renovated historical building was the former house of Peter Benoit, former Belgian composer. Nowadays this house is an inspiring environment where sales reps and managers are trained and sales strategies are developed. All the games will be played in the large meeting room on the ground floor.
Program InventiChess 2009
I. International Grandmaster Tournament
From September 18th till September 26th 2009. Nine international Grandmasters and one Belgian international Master will play during nine days.
GM Etienne Bacrot France 2709
GM Gabriel Sargissian Armenia 2678
GM Emil Sutovsky Israel 2676
GM Krishnan Sasikiran India 2661
GM Bartosz Socko Poland 2637
GM David Howell England 2624
GM Jan Timman The Netherlands 2588
IM Anna Muzychuk Slovenia 2542
GM Antoaneta Stefanova Bulgaria 2535
IM Bart Michiels Belgium 2451
GM Emil Sutovsky
II. Five-States Youth Tournament Under 16
On September 19th and 20th 2009. The participants of the international tournament are 2 Belgians, 2 Dutchmen, 2 Germans, 2 Frenchmen, 2 Englishmen. This is an unique opportunity for these young chess players to taste the atmosphere of a very high level international tournament.
Eva Baekelant Belgium 1985
Lisa Lagaert Belgium 1915
Julian van Overdam Netherlands 2100
Zyon Kollen Netherlands 1959
Lennart Falter Germany 1840
Sven Titgemeyer Germany 1930
Benjamin Feryn France 2005
Elsa Pivard France 1860
Samuel Franklin UK 2131
S. Sathyanandha UK 2010
III. Youth Tournament Under 12
Wednesday September 23rd 2009. Inventi gives the opportunity to 20 young Belgian chess talents to compete against each other at the background of the International Grandmaster tournament.
IV. CEO tournament
Saturday September 26th 2009. Twenty CEOs and managers will challenge each other during the last day of the international Grandmaster tournament. Inventi illuminates the similarities between chess and entrepreneurship.
Two international masters making the analysis
Jan-Willem De Jong: : He is a Dutch chess master and already commented on during the InventiChess matches in 2008. In 2007 he even participated in the Inventi IM-norm tournament, where he came in second, close behind GM Evgenij Miroschnichenko.
Mher Hovhanisian: He will provide tips and insights during the Grandmasters’ games. Among others, Mehr helps young chess players in Limburg in developing their game. Exceptional news is that Hovhanisian captured the title of Belgian Champion on July 12th.