Novgorod State University
as official distributor of information concerning International Chess Supertournament
"Lord Novgorod The Great - 96"

International Chess Supertournament
July 19-31, 1996.

Russia, 173020, Novgorod, Studencheskaya 2,
tel.(81622) 33315,30401,34747
fax (81622) 31707

Novgorod the Great (founded 859) is the cradle of Russian Stateadd the first capital of ancient Russia, as well as widely known recognized center of international tourism.

It became a good tradition, that every summer Novgorod invites the best chess players of the world for the supertournament, named after the ancient name of the city - LORD NOVGOROD THE GREAT.

The first Novgorod tournament was the first XIX category tournament in chess history. It took place August 12-26, 1994. Garry Kasparov, Nigel Short, Vladimir Kramnik, Vasily Ivanchuk, Aleksey Shirov, Evgeny Bareev took part in it.

1995, May 25 - June 6 were the dates of the second Novgorod tournament.Who were the players ?
- Garry Kasparov, Nigel Short, Vladimir Kramnik, Vasily Ivanchuk, Veselin Topalov, Artur Yusupov, Rafael Vaganian, Boris Gulko,Yaan Elvest and Yan Timman.

The third LORD NOVGOROD THE GREAT chess supertournament will take place in Novgorod July 19-31, 1996. The information about the tournament will be transmitted into INTERNET in the real time mode.

The category of the tournament - XIX !


Vladimir Kramnik
Vasily Ivanchuk
Judit Polgar
Nigel Short
Veselin Topalov
Boris Gelfand

Telephones at the hotel - (81622) 34747,33315,35881,30401, fax at the hotel - (81622) 31707.
Director of the tournament - Irina Kibina, tel/fax (8162) 135500.
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