John Pigott and James P Jackson have left Jacob speechless with their amazing solution to one of his positions
IM Jonas Rosner won the first prize at the Quiz night

The first installment of the Quality Chess Academy has hosted 4-10 November 2018 at the Lyttos Beach Hotel, near Heraklion, Greece. The trainers were Grandmasters Boris Gelfand and Jacob Aagaard.

As this is the first camp and we wanted to acquire some experience before we opened up for a larger audience, so we had limited the participation to the following:

  • Grandmasters
  • International Masters
  • Women Grandmasters
  • Players with a rating of 2300 on a FIDE list at some point during 2018

Some of the participants were

GM Adhiban Baskaran India 2671
IM Renier Castellanos Spain 2505
IM Jonas Rosner Germany 2424
John Pigott England 2386
FM James P Jackson England 2380
Krishan Jhunjhnuwala US 2340
Alexander Longson England 2329