Battle of the Sexes 23rd Jan - 3rd Feb 2022       #gibchess


VERY IMPORTANT! Please read carefully

Passport & Visas

  • All EU Nationals may enter Gibraltar with a valid identity card or passport.
  • Holders of Schengen visas must obtain a separate visa for Gibraltar (check exemptions below)
  • Gibraltar visas can be obtained from the British Embassy/Consulate in your home country.
  • Holders of UK Multiple Entry visas issued for 6 months or more do not require a separate Gibraltar visa.
  • Travelling via London? You need a British and a Gibraltar visa.
  • Travelling via Spain? You need a Schengen and a Gibraltar visa.

Please click here to check for full details.

More info can also be obtained from the Borders & Coastguard Agency on


Please Note

Players who travel on passports of the following countries, if in possession of a valid Schengen multiple entry visa, and who enter Gibraltar (also via the airport) do not require a separate Gibraltar visa for visits of up to 21 days: China, India, Mongolia, Russia and Morocco.

The organisers will provide formal invitations for visa purposes, however it is vital that players start their visa application process no later than 1 November 2019.

Warning: if you leave your application too late you will not be able to process your visa in time.