A secure future

Great news from Gibraltar as the future of this fine event, the 2010 edition of which was recently completed, has been secured for another three years.

By Malcolm Pein
Published: 11:30AM GMT 09 Feb 2010

After eight years of fantastic support including the establishment of a state of the art live game commentary system, Gibtelecom will pass the mantle of primary sponsor to the insurance company Tradewise. In addition, Stewart Reuben, after seven successful years, will retire as tournament director and the British Champion Stuart Conquest will take over.

The Gibraltar tournament has set the highest standards in playing conditions, live transmission and in prize money for an ECF administrated open event. The chess community owes a debt of thanks to Gibtelecom and in particular Chief Executive Tim Bristow as well the management and staff at the Caleta Hotel who I am sure will continue to ensure the tournament remains one of the highlights of the chess calendar.

Here is the full article.

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