The 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival is set to take place from 17-22nd August, 2017, 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) Open to competitors aged under 16 on 1 January 2017 (born in 2001 or later)
B) Open to competitors aged under 12 on 1 January 2017 (born in 2005 or later)
The total prize fund for both sections is increased to £15,000.
The playing format is 6 rounds per event. Time Control: All moves in 1 hr 50 minutes plus 10 seconds per move.
– General Manager’s Reception
– Master classes & coaching
– Blitz Tournament
– Two excursions
– Gala dinner