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The French Open 2020: an unusual but exciting edition

Categories : Events, published on : 9/15/20

Like many of this year’s sporting events, the 2020 French Open tennis tournament at the Stade Roland Garros was in doubt for some time before receiving the go-ahead for September 21st to October 11th. So, just for once, you won’t have to worry about sunburn, but you will be able to enjoy the exploits of the greats of world tennis and the usual elegant yet exciting ambiance. The Chess team reveals all...


The French Open 2020: innovations and precautions

Firstly, it’s important to emphasise that all possible precautions will be taken at the Stade Roland Garros to ensure the health security of the players and referees as well as the spectators. The protocols will be announced at the last minute as they must reflect the current situation. However, you’ll quickly forget these small constraints when you see for the first time the new look Philippe Chatrier court. The famous centre court has had a facelift and now sports a magnificent retractable roof as well as lighting so that games can continue into the night.


The thrill of the French Open!

Thanks to these new developments, you need not fear autumn showers and matches being called off! Forget the interruptions, the rolling out of the tarpaulin and the frustration of not being able to catch the end of a match you’ve watched avidly. The pleasure will now be worry-free. Especially as, given the number of tournaments cancelled in the spring, the players will be more engaged than ever. This year’s tournament will also feature the usual off-court entertainment so popular with spectators, including an exhibition of champions' shoes.

Thanks to the ideal location of your Chess Hotel, you can easily reach the Porte d'Auteuil and discover the new facilities of the Stade Roland Garros, which are sure to significantly improve the flow of one of the most famous tournaments on the world circuit.



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