28th of November – 8th of December in Gran Hotel Bali
The 7th Festival de Ajedrez de Benidorm will take place 28th of November – 8th of December 2008 in Gran Hotel Bali. It will consist of a number of events, including the Stars Tournament, Open Masters, blitz events, U2300 events, U16 club cup, and an innovative nocturnal tournament.
Torneo de las Estrellas
The main event of the festival will be the Stars Tournament. Invited players are Vassily Ivanchuk, Alexey Shirov, European U18 champion Xavi Vila, Sabrina Vega Gutierrez, European Women Champion Kateryna Lahno and European Champion Sergei Tiviakov.