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Boris Gelfand's participation in the 2017 Grand Prix cycle

Boris Gelfand's participation in the 2017 Grand Prix cycle

20,000.00

* This is a sponsorship contract entitling the sponsor for the 'National Sponsor' title for the final Grand Prix Series which will take place in Palma de Majorca in November of 2017. The package consists of several branding and media benefits. 

Boris Gelfand

Gelfand is the strongest Israeli player. A six-time World Championship Candidate (1991, 1994-95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013), he won the Chess World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament, making him Challenger for the World Chess Championship 2012. Although the match with defending champion Viswanathan Anand finished level at 6–6, Gelfand lost the deciding rapid tie break 2½–1½.

Gelfand has won major tournaments at Wijk aan Zee, Tilburg, Moscow, Linares and Dos Hermanas. He has competed in eleven Chess Olympiads and has held a place within the top 30 players ranked by FIDE rating since January 1990.

Major benefits include:

Sponsor’s logo sized 15*3 cm on the left side of player’s jacket is always in sight and in the frame of official online broadcast and official photography supplied to accredited media

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Benefits

  • Status: Official National Sponsor
  • Branding on Players’s Jacket
  • Full branding of player’s profile on the official Tournament site
  • Branding on the press conference wall
  • Hospitality package at World Chess Palma De Majorca Grand Prix (VIP tickets and right to invite guests)
  • First move ceremony at one of the events
  • Mentioning of player’s sponsor in press releases when player wins rounds/games
  • Branding stays on the player if the player qualifies for the 2018 Candidates Tournament ($250,000 value)


Please contact Nadia Panteleeva, partnerships manager, at panteleeva@agonlimited.com with any questions or comments. Please be advised that there can be only one partner per player and it's delivered on first-come first-serve basis. If, after you purchase sponsorship package online, we are unable to grant it due to restrictions imposed by FIDE and International Olympic Committee or internal procedures, we will inform you and issue a refund immediately.