in Bilbao and in São Paulo, of separate stages of the Masters Final 2011 Grand Slam Chess mark the launch of a memorandum of understanding signed this afternoon between the two cities. The final hold a first phase between September 25 and October 1 in the Brazilian city and the final phase of 5 to 11 October in our village, thanks to this partnership that also will strengthen cultural ties, institutional , economic and education between the two cities. The agreement between Bilbao and São Paulo has been signed yesterday evening by the Mayor of Bilbao, Iñaki Azkuna, and the mayor of São Paulo, Gilberto Kassab, who have had the opportunity to speak via videoconference. The signing took place in the presence of two witnesses qualified on either side of the ocean: Tomás Gonzalez Pérez, President of the Chamber of Commerce Hispanic-Brazilian in Bilbao Cristina Aguilar Elisa Jimenez Consul of Spain in São Paulo. Press release. ..