15.8.19 - An exciting and busy schedule
yesterday, Thursday, with the arrival of many more players and families
to Gibraltar. Later there was the traditional Meet and Greet Reception
followed by the ever-popular Evening Blitz at around 18.30.
The 4th Seawave Beach Blitz tournament took place on
Wednesday 14thoutside the Seawave
restaurant in Catalan Bay, just a few minutes walk from the Caleta Hotel. This
was a perfect warm-up tournament for the
Festival and was lots of fun!
1st= Kuzhelev Timur
1713 RUS, 5/6; WFM Cramling Bellon Anna 1905 SWE, 5/6, 3rd= Howell
Oliver W 1553 ENG 4½/6; Greco Joseph 1660 GIB,
Shepherd Tom 1569 ENG 4/6; Howell Matthew G 1566 4/6; Bekkari
Nassim 1669 FRA, 4/6 ... 26 competitors.
Final Rankings and Crosstable.
chess players and accompanying
family members at the 2019 Gibraltar
Junior International Chess Festival will receive free bus
travel around the Rock, courtesy of the
Bus Company Ltd., during
Please present your pass
(received at the time
of registration) to the driver
Gibraltar Bus Company Ltd., wholly owned by HM
Gibraltar, operates several routes around the Rock.
organisers of the Festival extend their thanks to the
Gibraltar Bus Company for their generous hospitality on
behalf of all participants.
Visiting Celebrity Players
Several well-known titled professional players have
confirmed their attendance throughout the festival, where they will assist
with special events, including coaching and simultaneous displays.
GM Pia Cramling
GM Juan Bellon-Lopez
IM Elisabeth Paehtz
GM Stuart Conquest
GM David Howell
The Caleta Hotel
The Caleta Hotel Gibraltar offers high quality
conference, wedding, accommodation, restaurant &
leisure facilities to an international clientele of
well-travelled business visitors, families & those
simply spending a holiday, short break, or leisurely
long weekend in Gibraltar.
The hotel has modern well-appointed rooms and
suites, restaurants, a lounge bar, health & beauty
club and the best wedding, conference and banqueting
facilities anywhere in a Gibraltar hotel.
A favoured hotel for business
travellers and those visiting Gibraltar for a short
break or holiday, this classic 4 star Gibraltar
hotel is located on the tranquil eastside of the
Rock; a vantage point that offers simply stunning
views of the Mediterranean Sea and Costa del Sol.
Surrounded by these sights, the Caleta
Hotel overlooks the peaceful former fishing village
of Catalan Bay, yet it is just minutes away from the
centre and airport of this lively little metropolis
- ideal for your shopping in Gibraltar.
More information about the Caleta Hotel is
The junior event follows the successful
pattern of the Gibraltar International Chess Festival,
chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong
social, fun and educational programme.