The 3rd Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival will run from 15th to 20th August at the Caleta Hotel and follows the successful pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, offering some good and very competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme.

Age Groups:

Under 16 on 1/1/13 ( Born 1997 or later), (Maximum FIDE elo rating 2300 on May 1st 2013)
Under 12 on 1/1/13 (Born 2001 or later)

The prize fund total is £10,000. The winner in the U16 group will win £1,200, while the winner in U12 group will be awarded with £1,000.

Visiting Celebrity Chess Players: Viktorija Cmilyte (GM, Lithuania), Pia Cramling (GM, Sweden), Juan Manuel Bellon (GM, Spain), Jovanka Houska (IM, England), Stuart Conquest (GM, England).

More information on the official website

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