Today 23rd June 2014 Greek Grandmaster Efstratios Grivas (Elo 2482) has arrived in Mauritius in the morning and less than 4 hours after his arrival he was already giving his first lecture to some members of the Olympiad team of Mauritius namely Roy Phillips, Devarajan Chinasamy,Patrick Li Ying, Jeroen Koster,Patrick Marie and junior Ethan Tavian.

Middlegame positions as well as some endgames studies were on the menu and the local players were very satisfied to have high level tution by a grandmaster  at the request of the Mauritius Chess Federation and sponsored by FIDE. Everyday the players will have training in the three phases of the game Opening,middlegame and endgame ,till this sunday 29th June day of departure of Mr Grivas.

The greek grandmaster is well known to the local players for having given a Trainer's seminar in Mauritius in  2012 but this time the players are subjected to more specific training and we hope to see the results in August at the Tromso Olympiad in Norway.