Monday, July 28, 2008

GM Leonid Kritz at the BCC, Friday Aug 8

The Boylston Chess Club Master Lecture Series presents:

International Grandmaster

Leonid Kritz

(GM Kritz at the 2008 Kaupthing Open in Kaupthing, Luxembourg)

Leonid Kritz
(born February 26, 1984 in Moscow) is a German chess player of Russian origin. He learned the game at the age of four from his father. Within six years he was a member of the Spartak sports club where he received his training.

In November 1996 he moved with his family to the Saarland in Germany and has won several German championships.

In 1999 he won the Youth U16 World Cup in Spain. He received the title of Grandmaster in 2003. In 2004 he took part in the World Chess Championship FIDE in Tripoli. At the Chess Olympiad 2004 and the Euro-team Championship in 2005, he was a member of the German national team.

He has been active in 2006, 2007, & 2008 in the Budesliga and in other national leagues.

His current FIDE rating is 2609. It is also his peak rating.

Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, August 8th

Lecture (7:00 to 8:20) : Free to BCC Members, $5 to non-members

Simul (8:30 until finished): $5 to BCC Members, $10 to non-members

The Boylston Chess Club

(Any additional donations will be gladly accepted by Leonid to help defray the costs of his stay in the United States.)

For more information:

Paul MacIntyre
at (781) 322-7936 or

The Boylston Chess Club
240 Elm St., Suite B9 Somerville, MA 02144
phone: (617) 629-3933

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