Chess

imperia

Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘gibraltar’

China Dragon and 50-50 joint winners of Tradewise Blitz Team event

China Dragon and 50-50 joint winners of Tradewise Blitz Team event

China Dragon, made up of a mixed team of Chinese players, tied with 50-50, a team of East European players, to jointly win the Blitz team event of the 2014 Tradewise Chess Festival played in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere on Thursday night. In Gibraltar for the first time, Chinese players: Li Chao, Wei Yi, [...]

Gibraltar’s New Governor Visits Tradewise Festival

Gibraltar’s New Governor Visits Tradewise Festival

The Governor of Gibraltar and Lady Dutton this afternoon visited the 2014 Tradewise Chess Festival at the Caleta Hotel. Sir Jim Dutton, who arrived in Gibraltar December last year, was visiting the festival for the very first time. On arrival at the Caleta Hotel the Governor and Lady Dutton were met by tournament organiser Brian [...]

First Move at Tradewise 2014

First Move at Tradewise 2014

The First Move of the 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at The Gibraltar Masters tournament took place this afternoon at the Caleta Hotel. At precisely 3pm (Gibraltar time) James Humpreys, Chairman of Tradewise Gibraltar Insurance Ltd, the main sponsor of this event made the first move on the top board against top seeded player Grandmaster [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014

The 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival will take place from Monday 27th January to Thursday 6th February, 2014. The Festival will consist of five events: Masters, Challengers Wk1 (U2250), Challengers Wk2 (U2250), Amateurs Wk1 (U1900) and Amateurs Wk2 (U1900). Last year winner was GM Nikita Vitiugov. Tradewise Gibraltar 2014 and Chessdom will be cooperating in the [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014 – Participants

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014 – Participants

The 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival will take place from Monday 27th January to Thursday 6th February, 2014. The Festival will consist of five events: Masters, Challengers Wk1 (U2250), Challengers Wk2 (U2250), Amateurs Wk1 (U1900) and Amateurs Wk2 (U1900). Last year winner was GM Nikita Vitiugov. The Masters is now closed to new entries. Tournament [...]

Gibraltar Junior International 2013 – Participants

Gibraltar Junior International 2013 – Participants

The 3rd Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival will run from 15th to 20th August at the Caleta Hotel and follows the successful pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, offering some good and very competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme. Age Groups: Under 16 on 1/1/13 ( Born 1997 [...]

Gibraltar Junior International 2013

Gibraltar Junior International 2013

The 3rd Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival will run from 15th to 20th August at the Caleta Hotel and follows the successful pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, offering some good and very competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme. Age Groups: Under 16 on 1/1/13 ( Born 1997 [...]

Ju Wenjun stuck in Gibraltar (Updated)

Ju Wenjun stuck in Gibraltar (Updated)

4th February: Chinese chess player WGM Ju Wenjun faced unexpected difficulties on her return home from the prestigious Gibraltar Chess Festival. The tournament director Stuart Conquest tweeted about the issue with transit visa: “Ju Wenjun was allowed to travel to Gibraltar via London without UK transit visa. Now she cannot leave without one!” Conquest said [...]

Nikita Vitiugov wins Gibraltar after tiebreak

Nikita Vitiugov wins Gibraltar after tiebreak

Nikita Vitiugov won the traditional Gibraltar Chess Festival that took place on 21-31 January, 2013, after defeating Nigel Short in a dramatic tiebreak in the last round. Seven players from the 2700 club were the headliners in this year’s event, but only three players got to the final round in the shared first place with [...]

Gibraltar’s Governor visits the Tradewise Chess Festival

Gibraltar’s Governor visits the Tradewise Chess Festival

Gibraltar’s Governor Sir Adrian Johns has always been a great supporter of the Tradewise Chess Festival so it was not surprising to see him back in the eleventh edition of the tournament. He made the first move in the first round of the Challengers and Amateurs tournaments. Shown round the hall by director Stuart Conquest [...]

Chess, chess news and tournaments by Chessdom © 2007 - 2013