Business Meets Chess & Kids kicks off a spring event featuring former Real Madrid star Esteban Granero as he will participate in a tandem chess tournament with youth at Los Naranjos Golf Club in Marbella, Spain. The other participants will be children from Spanish inner-city communities and business executives from the Spanish trade & Industry. Swedish Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson is the brainchild of Business Meets Chess & Kids and they have been holding events since 2018.
On June 12, they will continue their work in Africa as “Chess 2 Change” will be organized. It will feature Kenyan and Zambian children participating in a Hand & Brain tournament online together with business executives from the whole world. There is still some free spots for adults that would like to participate.
When: April 2nd
Time: From 4 pm Central European Time
Where: Los Naranjos Golf Club, Pl. de Cibeles, S/N, 29660 Marbella
What: A social tandem chess tournament where each child from the inner-city communities is being paired up with a business executive to form a team of two. They then play together against other teams by alternating the moves.
Why: To have fun, play chess, network, and support children from inner-city communities that will be able to improve their lives through your participation. Each participating child will get:
- chess equipment
- access to a chess application
- one-year of free chess training
Business Meets Kids: https://businessmeetschessandkids.com/
Any business people living in Marbella or Costa del Sol that is up for some social tandem chess with kids from innercity comunities? If so then join us now!
April 2nd is the day and @LosNaranjosGC is the place!https://t.co/nmgzoRcyfO @perroman @parleros pic.twitter.com/UEuajbeZN5
— Pontus Carlsson (@GMCarlsson) March 16, 2022
?The former Real Madrid star @eGranero11 will be playing in the Business Meets Chess & Kids event in Marbella on April 2nd at @LosNaranjosGC.
Contact us if you want to participate!
Happy to be working with @Ayto_Marbella.@FIDE_chess
— Business Meets Chess & Kids (@MeetsKids) March 25, 2022