Worldwide Junior Academy

We are happy to announce a new initiative, which we have called Worldwide Junior Academy. We hope will be useful for the kids and will make the best use of the many collaborations started with this tournament. The first appointment is for Saturday, September 19th.

The International Master Nico Zwirs will hold a 4-hour course on the English Attack against the Sicilian Defenses. It is open to all kids up to 16 years of age with an Elo between 1400 and 1800. The registration fee is €25 and the lesson will be held on lichess. For any other information you can write to

Nico is co-author for ChessBase of two DVDs on the Sicilian with the white pieces, this is the most recent one:

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