Boris Gelfand, world elite player through more than 20 years and WCC challenger in 2012, visits the Danish Xtracon Chess Open tournament July, 27 – 30! Boris Gelfand is mostly known for his exciting 2012 World Championship match, which Anand won in the tiebreaks.

Latest Boris Gelfand won the “ECF 2015 Book of the Year” for his collaboration with Danish GM Jacob Aagaard, “Positional Decision Making in Chess”. They are currently working on the follow-up, “Dynamic Decision Making in Chess”, which will be published in hardback at the end of August, by Quality Chess.

At Xtracon Chess Open 2016 Boris Gelfand will, assisted by Jacob Aagaard, give a lecture, talking about the two books. The entry fee for the lecture is 225 DKK, which includes a free hardback copy of “Dynamic Decision Making in Chess” and a chance to get it signed be the authors.

The lecture will take place after the 7th round, Thursday the 28th of July in the commentary room at 20.00 and will take between an hour and a half and two hours.

Registration can be done via the form below and payment can be done at the online payment site.


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IO Lars Bech Hansen
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Program 2016

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