Chess club Ružomberok organize favourite chess festival
CHESSFEST from 2011.
25.05.2018 – 27.05.2018 pre Vás pripravujeme:
- European Union Youth RAPID Championshp 2018
- European Union Youth BLITZ Championship 2018
- OPEN RAPID – 21. MONTANA Ružomberok tournament 2018
- OPEN BLITZ of the Ružomberok town 2018
Tournament director: Marek Zelnický
Arbitors: IA Ivan Syrový, IA Karol Pekár
Auspies of OPEN: Ing. Erika Jurinová – president of the self-governing region
Guarantor: MUDr. Igor Čombor , PhD. – major of Ružomberok city
About city Ružomberok
Ružomberok is the district town of northern Slovakia. It is the centrum of lower Liptov. There are a lot of historic landmarks in the town. The best known are: the village Vlkolínec, it is written as UNESCO monument, the dominant feature of the city is the Church of St. Andrew. Ružomberok is surrounded by mountains. Near the Ružomberok, there is well-known BIKE & SKI PARK Malinô Brdo. There are significant thermal swimming pools Bešeňová and Lúčky, near the Ružomberok.
In the history of the Ružomberok town is written chess too. Mainly because of organizing significant international tournaments like MITROPA CUP, IPCA, European Amateur Championship and a lot of Slovak Championships.
In 2018, the town of Ružomberok celebrates 700 hundred years of obtaining city privileges.