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6th Gibraltar Junior Festival

The festival has ended for this year, another spectacular success. Congratulations to all inviolved and all competitors but in particular to Manuel Munoz winner of the Under 16 event and Alex Garrido winner of the Under 12 event. There were many enjoyable things to do during the festival, not all chess, including a Rock Tour, Dolphin Excursion, Leisure Activities, Masterclasses, a Simultaneous and a Gala Dinner which included the main Prize Giving.

 

Congratulations to all competitors and thank you to everyone, the parents, arbiters, helpers and visiting professionals.


Final Positions in the U16 (top 11 )   Final Positions in the U12 (top 10 )

#

Name

FED

Elo

Points

1

Munoz Pelaez Manuel

ESP

2167

2

Jayawarna Nugith

ENG

1998

5

3

Dalton Joseph

ENG

1928

 

Liu David J

ENG

1863

5

Ledesma Claros Daniel

ESP

1871

4

 

Chambers Ezra Paul

BDI

1857

4

 

May Samuel Peter Heine

DEN

1811

4

 

Diaz Mino Pablo

ESP

1803

4

 

Smith Callum

SCO

1749

4

 

Onslow Alfie

ENG

1733

4

11

Gillis Onieva Celia

ESP

1997

 

#

Name

FED

Elo

Points

1

Garrido Outon Alex

ESP

1824

6

2

Perez Beltran Salvador

ESP

1942

5

 

Cuellar Montes Alejandro

ESP

1861

5

 

Vadila Ondrej

SVK

1761

5

5

Munshi Aditya

ENG

1867

 

Foerster-Yialamas Lucas

USA

1635

 

Woltery Nicolai

ENG

1622

 

Ermachenko Manuel

ESP

1479

9

Covey Jason

ENG

1675

4

 

Bekkari Nassim

FRA

1508

4

 

 

Final U16 Table of results | Final U12 Table of results | Prizewinners 2016


 

 

Tuesday 23 August 2016

 

VI Festival de Ajedrez Junior de Gibraltar por Patricia Claros Aguilar

El VI Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Junior en Gibraltar se llevó a cabo entre el 18 y el 23 de agosto. Aparte de las competicions sub-16 y sub-12, que fueron ganadas por Manuel Muñoz y Alex Garrido, también hubo clases magistrales y entrenamientos, simultáneas, un torneo de ajedrez relámpago (con premios) y otro en la playa y, naturalmente, hubo también cena de gala. Patricia Claros estaba en situ y nos mandó impresiones gráficas para la crónica final del espectáculo... 

 

Reportaje final por Patricia Claros Águilar

 

     

 

 

Photos by Patricia Claros Aguilar  

More here

 


Simultaneous with the professionals

This popular event took place on Saturday over 30 boards with GM's Stuart Conquest David Howell, Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez, Pia Cramling and IM Jovanka Houska. And there were some notable scalps! Replay all 30 games here.

 

Photos from the simul are included in the display below and there are more here.


Evening Blitz

This curtain-raiser event was held on Thursday 18 August at 18.30 followed by an evening reception | Results | Prizes |


Beach Blitz Event

A fun tournament took place on Wednesday at the Seawave Restaurant, Catalan Bay, organised by Tournament Director Stuart Conquest with arbiter Matthew Carr, GM David Howell and IM Jovanka Houska helping. Results here.


Todos y todas bienvenidos/-as!

Este, nuestro Sexto Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Junior de Gibraltar, va a reunir a más Federaciones que nunca. Ofrecemos muchas actividades paralelas: recepción de bienvenida en el Hotel Caleta; torneo blitz (¡con premios!); simultaneas con los grandes maestros; clases magistrales y entrenamientos; y cena de gala. El Festival está dotado con £12,000 en premios, con hasta diez premios por categoría. Muchas de las partidas se trasmiten en directo, y se podrán ver en pantalla en el mismo Hotel. Sin duda alguna el Festival te va gustar. Todos y todas sois bienvenidos/-as!

 

- Stuart Conquest (Organizador).


Chess on the beach!

 

 

 

Chess players and friends enjoy a day on the beach in front of the splendid Caleta Hotel, venue for the forthcoming Gibraltar Junior Festival 2016. Competitors from around the world will compete for a share of the £12,000 prize fund, Aug 18-23.

   

GM David Howell to join the Festival!

 

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!

 

Photo © Sophie Triay


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 Caleta Hotel

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 available here.

 

 


 

Further tournament information here  

 

 

© SC

 

© Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival 2016

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