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9th July 2016 (9:00 p.m.) will be in Banska Stiavnica interesting performance. The game with live chess-men is traditional event in Banska Stiavnica. Will be played by world-class chess grandmasters Sergei Movsesian and Jan-Krzysztof Duda. They will play with their eyes covered - blindfold game. Every move will be performed by live chess-men. By taking piece will be sword fight.

Sergei Movsesian was born as an Armenian in Georgia, but in 2002 he gained a Slovak citizenship. In the European championship in Plovdiv (2008) he won bronze. During the world team championship in China (2011) he won a gold medal, that same year he also won the European club cup (playing for St. Petersburg). Next year (2012) he won gold medal in the Chess Olympiad (Istanbul).

Jan-Krzysztof Duda was born (26 April 1998) in Krakow (Poland) and learnt to play chess at the age of five. He achieved grandmaster title in 2013 at the age of 15 years and 21 days, becoming the second youngest grandmaster in the world after Wei Yi at the time. In December 2014, he won the European Rapid Chess Championship and took silver in the European Blitz Chess Championship, both held in Wrocław, Poland.

Event is supported by International Visegrad Fund within the frame of V LIVE 4 CHESS project, Slovak Chess Federation, Banská Bystrica Self-Governing Region, town Banska Stiavnica and other partners.