The San Remo Chess Festival is scheduled to take place on 2-5th January, 2014, at the Nyala Suite Hotel, via Solaro 134, in San Remo, Italy.
San Remo is a city that boasts exceptional reputation in the chess world, having hosted a famous tournament in 1930 that became legendary with the convincing victory of Alexander Alekhine.
The San Remo Chess Festival marks the return of an international level chess tournament in the City of Flowers after many years, with the ambition to become a point of reference for all Italian and foreign chess fans.
The Festival is organized by the Circolo Scacchistico Imperiese (the Imperia Chess Club), a renowned institution that has organized the longest running national level tournament, the International Chess Festival of Imperia, which held its 55th edition in 2013.
Nyala Wonder Travel takes care of the hospitality towards all the participants and the promotion and the communication of the event outside the traditional chess environment.
The Festival consists of two tournaments – Open A (for players rated over 1500) and Open B (for U1600 and newcomers). Both groups will be completed in 5 rounds of Swiss system.