"The Tradewise Gibraltar Open is the strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world" - Financial Times


Welcome to our 2017 website! Next January's Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival (Monday 23 January - Thursday, 2 February) marks our 15th anniversary. The festival maintains its familiar format, with five main events, as well as a variety of evening activities.


This website will be regularly updated, so please keep an eye out for latest announcements. Participants in all sections should wait to receive official confirmation of their entry before booking travel and accommodation.

Hikaru Nakamura wins the 2016 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Congratulations to Hikaru Nakamura (USA), winner of the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters for a second consecutive year. He defeated Frenchman Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 3-2 after a tense five game speed playoff. Anna Muzychuk from Ukraine has won the women’s award.



Hikaru Nakamura receives his winners cheque for £20,000 from Tradewise Chairman James Humphreys. Hikaru scored 8/10 (+6,=4) and then won a speed playoff 3-2 to take first prize.

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