THREE FESTIVE SIMULTANEOUS GAMES On July 15, 2009

The three highest rated participants of the chess Super-Tournament, which takes place at Blue-Bay Hotel, Netanya, between July 12-14 (rapid) and then on July 16 (rapid and closing ceremony), will give simultaneous displays around the country on Wednesday, July 15.

The main event will take place at Tel-Nof military base, of the IDF Air Force. Beginning at 15:00, the No. 1 woman in the world, JUDIT POLGAR will face the IDF Air Force! Earlier the Air Force championship is going to take place, with the top 30 finishers eligible to play against Judit. During the morning hours of July 15, there will be a guided tour of Tel-Nof base for Maccabiah participants.

At 17:00 will start in the Jerusalem Town Hall a simultaneous display by BORIS GELFAND against celebrities and reporters. The registration for this display is organized by Alon Cohen-Revivo, manager of JeruChess club. The number of players is limited to 30. The general public is hereby invited to attend the event! Anyone who wishes to play against Gelfand may contact Alon Tel: 052-2688666 E-mail: jeruchess@gmail.com

And at 20:00 will start in the Netanya amphitheater by the beach, a simultaneous display by PAVEL ELJANOV against celebrities and the general public. The registration for this display is organized by Nick Kopaloff, manager of the Netanya Chess club. The number of players is limited to 30. The general public is hereby invited to attend the event! Anyone who wishes to play against Eljanov may contact Nick Tel: 052-3572157 E-mail: kishka@netvision.net.il.

Standings (some played 7 games and some played 8 games)

1 Jan Nepomniachi GM Russia 2632 5 0 3 6.5
2 Evgeniy Najer GM Russia 2663 5 0 2 6.0
3 Boris Gelfand GM Israel 2755 2 1 5 4.5
4 Pavel Eljanov GM Ukraine 2716 3 2 3 4.5
5 Michael Roiz GM Israel 2658 3 2 3 4.5
6 Alexander Beliavsky GM Slovenia 2662 3 3 2 4.0
7 Ilia Smirin GM Israel 2650 3 2 2 4.0
8 Judit Polgar GM Hungary 2687 2 2 3 3.5
9 Maxim Rodshtein GM Israel 2623 2 3 2 3.0
10 Daniel Fridman GM Germany 2665 1 3 3 2.5
11 Boris Avrukh GM Israel 2641 1 3 3 2.5
12 Vitali Golod GM Israel 2599 0 3 4 2.0
13 Emil Sutovsky GM Israel 2675 0 6 1 0.5

Official website: http://mchess.co.il

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