The organisers of the 6th Gibraltar Junior
International Chess Festival are delighted to
announce that three times British Champion David
Howell, currently rated 2663, is returning to
the Rock for this year's event.
David joins the team of GM Pia Cramling, GM Juan
Manuel Bellon, GM Stuart Conquest, and IM
Jovanka Houska, all of whom will be present
throughout the festival, with coaching,
masterclasses, and a giant simultaneous display
all on the agenda.
Come and experience this unique and fun-filled
atmosphere: visit Gibraltar, make new friends
and maybe take home a big prize!
venue is the Caleta Hotel and follows the successful
pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival,
chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong
social, fun and educational programme.
If you have any entry queries please
contact Stuart Conquest at
Photos from 2015
by Patricia Claros Aguilar
and Hallfridur Sigurdardottir |
Meet and Greet at Caleta Hotel for everyone
Friday 19 August
Opening by Hon. Minister for Sport &
Culture, Steven Linares
Masterclass with professionals
Rock Tour / Beach Activities
Evening Simultaneous for participants and
accompanying parents with all visiting
Sunday 21 August
Monday 22 August
Excursion Dolphin Safari
Gala Dinner and Prize Giving
Tuesday 23 August
Under 16 Years
Under 12 Years
Best Girl Under-16
Best Girl Under-12
Caleta Hotel Packages (5 nights
(£461.50 per person)
(£437.67 per person)
What is included?
Package includes the following:
5 nights' accommodation with
continental buffet breakfast and an evening
meal. Single, twin and triple rooms are
Meet and Greet in the Caleta
Masterclasses, coaching and
Rock tour of Gibraltar
Thursday 18th August
Tuesday 23rd August
For extra night cost please contact
the Reservations Department at
Terms and Conditions
25% non-refundable deposit to be paid at the time of
booking with the balance due 28 days prior to date
of arrival. For cancellations after Wednesday 20th July 2016,
a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
For enquiries about alternative accommodation, and
for all general tourist information on Gibraltar,
How to Pay
We recommend that reservations are
made using a credit card, cheque or bank transfer.
Details for bank transfer are:
National Westminster Bank plc, 57
Line Wall Road, Gibraltar.
G & JB Hotels Limited
IBAN BIC / Swift
For payment by cheque: Cheques should be made payable to
Caleta Hotel. Please ensure the
cheque is signed and dated and sent to the Caleta
Hotel, Sir Herbert Miles Road, Gibraltar. All
entries will be acknowledged, as long as the entry
form has a valid
For non-resident players the
entry fee is £75, which includes event entry
fee, general manager's reception, gala dinner, master classes, coaching and simultaneous, rock
tour and dolphin safari (weather permitting).
For non-residents who are not
playing, the following prices apply:
Rules & Regulations
in 1 hr 50 minutes plus 10 seconds per
not be brought into the playing area. If
a player’s phone makes any sound or is
used during play, the player will
forfeit the game.
will be FIDE rated for under 16’s and
according to FIDE regulations.
Any dispute arising in connection
with the rules and regulations governing
the tournament shall be determined by
the organising committee, whose decision
will be final and binding.
registered as ENG on the FIDE rating
list will need to be gold or platinum
Venue: The Caleta Hotel
The Caleta Hotel Gibraltar offers high quality
conference, wedding, accommodation, restaurant &
leisure facilities to an international clientele of
well-travelled business visitors, families & those
simply spending a holiday, short break, or leisurely
long weekend in Gibraltar.
The hotel has modern well-appointed rooms and
suites, restaurants, a lounge bar, health & beauty
club and the best wedding, conference and banqueting
facilities anywhere in a Gibraltar hotel.
"Experience a family holiday with a difference!"
A favoured hotel for business
travellers and those visiting Gibraltar for a short
break or holiday, this classic 4 star Gibraltar
hotel is located on the tranquil eastside of the
Rock; a vantage point that offers simply stunning
views of the Mediterranean Sea and Costa del Sol.
Surrounded by these sights, the Caleta
Hotel overlooks the peaceful former fishing village
of Catalan Bay, yet it is just minutes away from the
centre and airport of this lively little metropolis
- ideal for your shopping in Gibraltar.
More information about the Caleta Hotel is
Stuart Conquest Director,
Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival.
Peter Purland Chairman of the National Chess Junior
Squad and Chief Arbiter for Wales.
Patricia Claros Aguilar
Mob: (+34) 603 861 661
David Welch David is the Chief
Arbiter of the English Chess Federation.