The line-up in the 2014 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, starting on January 27 is truly fabulous with over 60 GM’s, nine of which are 2700+ and a further sixteen are rated over 2600. It will be the strongest festival of the year so far, with massive participation in the Masters, Amateurs, and Challengers groups. A total of 60 different federations are participating across all five events!
The Challengers group consists of multiple interesting players. Top seeded is WIM Irene Nicolas Zapata, in the company of WGM Olga Dolzhikova, Evgeny Janev, Mladen Gajic, Pedro Martinez Reyes, Vegar Koi Gandrud, WIM Mathilde Congiu, FM Patrick Scharrer, etc.
Tradewise Gibraltar 2014 and Chessdom will be cooperating in the 2014 edition and games will be live with triple engine analysis by Stockfish, Komodo, and Houdini.