Thursday, August 6, 2015

Master Class by Boris Gelfand on Sunday

Master Class by legendary Boris Gelfand on Sunday, August 9th from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at Pepela, 104 East 30th Street (Park Avenue South), New York, NY 10016. 

This Master Class will be based in part on Mr. Gelfand's 2012 World Championship match with Viswanathan Anand and his newly released book Positional Decision Making in Chess.  It is to be followed by a Q&A session and book signing.  Best suited for players rated 1700+. 

Boris Gelfand: 2012 World Championship finalist; six-time World Championship candidate (1991, 1994-95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013); won the World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament; world's former #3. 

Admission $100.

$25 off for players listed as top 10 on any of the USCF's top 100 lists for ages 10 and up. 

The Master Class will be followed by an optional informal dinner (not included in the admission). 

To reserve your seat, please email to

Space is limited. 

Please note that there is no on-site registration.

For additional information: 
phone (516) 225-0600, international grandmaster Gennady Sagalchik.

Sponsored by: Long Island ChessMates:

Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth: