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TOURNAMENT DETAIL - 2008 WORLD BACKGAMMON CHAMPIONSHIP

2008 World Backgammon Championship

Begins:
July 6, 2008
Ends:
July 15, 2008
Location:
Fairmont Monte Carlo
12 Avenue des Spélugues
Monte Carlo
Monaco
98000 [Map]
Event Details:
From the Nice airport or the north of France:

  • Take the A8 motorway in the direction Monaco - Vintimille , then take exit no. 56 Roquebrune - Monaco
  • Head through a long tunnel in the direction Cap d'Ail then into Monaco. Follow the signs for the harbor/port of Monaco.
  • Head through the famous tunnel of Formula 1 Grand Prix along the waterfront, then follow the signs for the Casino Square.
  • Driving up towards the square, you will find on your left hand side the Fairmont Monte Carlo at 12, Avenue des Spélugues.

    From Italy:

  • From the A10 motorway Genoa - Ventimiglia continue on the A8 motorway in the direction of Monaco - Nice.
  • Take exit no. 58 Roquebrune - Monaco , drive down following the signs for the Principality through Beausoleil (a little town bordering Monaco).
  • Follow the signs for Casino square. Driving down towards the sea, the Fairmont Monte Carlo is on your right hand side at 12, Avenue des Spélugues.

    Distance (in kilometers):

  • Paris - Monaco: 955 Km
  • Bordeaux - Monaco: 835 Km
  • Lyon - Monaco: 465 Km
  • Marseille - Monaco: 215 Km
  • Strasbourg - Monaco: 893 Km
  • Bruxelles - Monaco: 1305 Km
  • Genève - Monaco: 510 Km
  • Milan - Monaco: 300 Km
  • Rome - Monaco: 670 Km

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