Greetings from S.G of Prefecture of Sterea Ellada, Mr. Pantelis Sklias
We welcome the International Tournament of Chess “Acropolis” in our Prefecture of Sterea Ellada which is organized by the Hellenic Federation of Chess and the Chess Academy of Chalkida ,“Palamedes of Evia”.
The high quality demonstrations are always welcomed in our place as they promote and contribute to the acquire of knowledge and experience of the athletes as well as of the coordinators.
At the same time, it is given the great opportunity to project the city of Chalkida and the Perfecture of Evia beyond the boarders as a high quality touristic place.
I wish this event of 2009 to remain in the history as one of the most successful and fruitful and also to constitute a safe foretell for the hospitality and welcoming of any other international events that may take place in the future.