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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 6 (Video)

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 6 (Video)

Daily news broadcast featuring Tradewise Insurance Mr. James Humphreys, Chess Festival Director Stuart Conquest, some of the top players and commentators including Elisabeth Pähtz and Simon Williams during the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament. Presented by: Tania Sachdev (IM) Special guest: Stuart Conquest (GM) Produced by: Georgina Wheston – ChrysalisWest Directed by: Armand Attard [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess – Masterclass with Veselin Topalov

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess – Masterclass with Veselin Topalov

Veselin Topalov explains his thinking behind one of his favourite games, then answers questions from the audience. Official website LIVE games from Gibraltar

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 5 (Video)

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival – The Day’s Play, Episode 5 (Video)

Daily news broadcast featuring The Governor of Gibraltar HE Lieutenant General Sir James Dutton, Chess Festival Director Stuart Conquest and some of the top players including Sara Sadat Khadem-al-sharieh, Stephen Whatley and Pentala Harikrishna during the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Open Chess Tournament. Presented by: Tania Sachdev (IM) Special guest: Stuart Conquest (GM) Produced by: Georgina [...]

It’s the first move in Tradewise 2015: Press Release

It’s the first move in Tradewise 2015: Press Release

More about Gibraltar Tradewise Chess Festival: Official website / Gibraltar Masters 2015 LIVE/ Gibraltar Challengers 2015 LIVE/ Tradewise Chess Festival underway in Gibraltar/ List of participants/ Salome Melia and Jovanka Houska to give opening simuls in Gibraltar/ Play online chess/ The First Move of the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at The Gibraltar Masters tournament took place this afternoon at the Caleta [...]

Tradewise Chess Festival underway in Gibraltar

Tradewise Chess Festival underway in Gibraltar

The 2015 Tradewise Chess Festival got underway with a simultaneous display given by IM Jovanka Houska (England) and IM Salome Melia(Georgia) on 25th January , 2015, to welcome the first arrivals at the Caleta Hotel****. The Tradewise Gibraltar Challengers and Amateur tournaments began on 26th January, with sponsors Coca Cola making the ceremonial opening move [...]

Salome Melia and Jovanka Houska to give opening simuls in Gibraltar

Salome Melia and Jovanka Houska to give opening simuls in Gibraltar

The 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival starts its annual adventure when two of participants, International Masters Salome Melia and Jovanka Houska, offer two simultaneous displays for early arrivals. The simuls will begin around 8pm on Sunday in the main restaurant. The games will provide an ideal warm-up for Amateur and Challenger participants, whose events begin [...]

Ivan Cheparinov wins Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Ivan Cheparinov wins Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

The 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival took place from Monday 27th January to Thursday 6th February at Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. The Festival consisted of five events: Masters, Challengers Wk1 (U2250), Challengers Wk2 (U2250), Amateurs Wk1 (U1900) and Amateurs Wk2 (U1900). The Masters section attracted 256 players from 48 countries, including 76 Grandmasters and 10 [...]

Master Class with GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Master Class with GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Last night saw the fourth and final Master Class of the Tradewise Chess Festival. It was a presentation by former World Junior Champion, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FIDE 2745). He showed a remarkable game he played versus Chinese Grand Master Ding Liren last year. The programme was once again broadcast LIVE from the built-for-purpose webcasting suite [...]

Tradewise Chess Festival: Amateurs B and Challengers B

Tradewise Chess Festival: Amateurs B and Challengers B

Another tough week of competition has been successfully completed. The second 2014 Tradewise Chess Festival prizegiving took place yesterday afternoon ahead of round 9 in the Gibraltar Masters. Once again Festival Organiser Brian Callaghan, OBE presented the prizes. Well done to the winners and thank you to all the competitors for making the tournaments so [...]

Blitz Pairs – Three Teams Share First Place

Blitz Pairs – Three Teams Share First Place

The traditional Blitz Pairs event at the 2014 Tradewise Chess Festival took place at the Caleta Hotel on Sunday night. Once again this very popular six round contest drew in the players. There were 38 teams competing of two players each. This included five Grand Masters and eight International masters and other titled players. As [...]

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