21st January - 1st February 2018 #gibchess

  • Gibraltar Chess Festival 2018

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  • "A stunning beautiful location with excellent standards"

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  • "The tournament has become a magnet for top players"

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  • "Widely lauded as the world's most prestigious open"

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  • "One of the best and best-run events of its kind"

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  • "El torneo abierto más importante del mundo"

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  • "One of the strongest tournaments ever"

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  • "A star-studded American contingent in Gibraltar"

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  • "The Tradewise Gibraltar Open is the strongest and best organised event of its kind in the world"

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  • "The Tradewise tournament at Gibraltar has gained a colossal reputation"

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  • "Uncontested as the world's premier Open"

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Gibraltar Chess Festival Latest News

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Hikaru Nakamura wins the 2017 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters


07 February

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Long Story Short: Hou Yifan, Queen of Chess


06 February

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Round 10 - Nakamura Rocks Gibraltar Again


05 February

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Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar makes his 15th annual visit to the chess festival

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01 February

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Gibraltar’s Equality Minister revisits chess

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30 January

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The other side of Chess in Gibraltar

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30 January

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