<Garry Kasparov, World's Strongest Chess Player, Challenges 24 Players to Simultaneous Match October 20th
Toronto, Oct 15, 2003 — Belzberg Technologies Inc. and The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on October 20, 2003, Garry Kasparov, the #1 ranked chess player in the world since 1984, will challenge 24 participants to a chess match to be played simultaneously. The event, co-sponsored by CBOE and Belzberg Technologies, will be held at the Café Royal in London, UK, after local trading hours.
Belzberg Technologies Inc. provides the software and networks that enable global, direct access routing and execution of trades for financial institutions in the United States, Canada and Europe. Using Belzberg's suite of integrated trading tools and network connectivity, Belzberg's customers have direct access to all North American equities and options markets, as well as major European stock exchanges. The firm's client-base includes over 125 leading U.S and international brokerage houses and financial institutions.>