Municipality of Pelekanos in cooperation with Chess Academy of Chania and Union of Cretan Chess Clubs organize the 2st International Chess Tournament Paleohora in magic south Crete.


Paleohora is a small city belonging to the Municipality of Pelekanos, located 60 km south - west of the city of Chania. The Chania prefecture is the western of the four prefectures of the island of Crete and one of the most popular touristic destinations in Greece, during the summer. Accessing Chania is easy, due its popularity and can be done either by boat or by airplane, since the city has an airport (visit transition). Especially in the summer there are directs flights departing from the most European cities.
The southern part of Chania prefecture is escceptionally beatiful and thousands of tourists are visiting during the summer. The traveller can visit the astonishing Samaria Gorge and the blue-flaged beaches following the southern coastline of the prefecture. The municipality of Pelekanos is famous for its beaches, especially the magic Elafonisi beach, as well as the city of Paleohora, a graphical city with rich nightlife.

For more information about Paleohora you can visit the official site of the municipality of Pelekanos