Hikaru Nakamura won the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters for a third consecutive year after defeating David Antón Guijarro (Spain) in a tense two-game speed playoff. In the regular part of the tournament Antón Guijarro, Nakamura and Yu Yangyi shared the first place with 8,0/10 points each in the field of 255 players. Ju Wenjun from China [...]
Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan from China has apologised for giving away her game against Lalith Babu M R from India in the last round of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival within five moves. In an exclusive interview with the Festival press team Hou Yifan tells Tania Sachdev she apologised to chess players, to her [...]
Tradewise Gibraltar Chess is a melting pot of cultures, ages, nationalities and abilities. Watch the mood video to experience the ambience of #gibchess 2017.
“Chess is a part of my life, but it is not my whole life!”… Four-time women’s world champion, Hou Yifan, gives a candid interview at #gibchess 2017.
The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival will take place from 23rd January to 2nd February 2017 at Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. This year, the festival marks the 15th anniversary, and will have the same format, with five main events, as well as a variety of evening activities. The organizers of the 15th Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival [...]
The 6th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 18-23rd August, 2016, at the Caleta Hotel, venue of the famous Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The number of participants is limited and only players rated under 2300 FIDE (1st May) are eligible to compete. The Festival will have two main sections: A) [...]
India’s biggest television network Doordarshan will telecast four exclusive Highlights of the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters on its DD Sports Channel prime time slot from 5-8th April. Produced by Vijay Kumar, the 30 minutes highlights of each episode will be telecast as under: 1st Episode on 5th April 2016 from 20:00hrs to 20:30hrs (GMT 14:30hrs [...]
American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has won the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters, which concluded at the Caleta Hotel on Thursday 4 February. Nakamura successfully defended the trophy that he won in the previous edition of the tournament. After the regular 10 rounds of the play Nakamura and French star Maxime Vachier-Lagrave tied for the first place [...]
Hikaru Nakamura vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave tiebreak
The 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival is taking place from January 25th to February 4, at the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. The main event consists of many top Grandmasters and can be followed live with analysis here Morning events start on Monday at 9.45. They are 5-round Swiss events for players rated under 2250 (Challengers) and under 1900 [...]