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Gibraltar Junior Chess Festival 2018

 

The Caleta Hotel will host the event which follows the successful pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, offering competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme.

 

 

 

 


Seawave Beach Blitz

 

The 3rd Seawave Beach Blitz tournament, open to all young players, will take place on Wednesday, August 15th, outside the Seawave restaurant in Catalan Bay, just a few minutes' walk from the Caleta Hotel. Players must arrive before 5:30pm! We hope to start soon after this. Please tell us if you plan to be in Gibraltar in time for this event. This is the perfect warm-up tournament for the Festival and promises to be lots of fun!

   
 
   

Free buses in Gibraltar

 

 

Young chess players and their families at the 2018 Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival will receive free bus travel around the Rock, courtesy of the Gibraltar Bus Company Ltd., during their stay.

 

The Gibraltar Bus Company Ltd., wholly owned by HM Government of Gibraltar, operates seven services around the Rock.

 

The organisers of the Festival extend their thanks to the Gibraltar Bus Company for their generous hospitality on behalf of all participants.


Visiting Celebrity Chess Players

 

Several well-known titled professional players have confirmed their attendance throughout the festival, where they will assist with special events, including coaching and simultaneous displays.

 

 

 

 

 

GM Pia Cramling

 

GM Juan Bellon-Lopez

 

IM Jovanka Houska

 

GM Stuart Conquest

 

GM David Howell


Gibraltar - A Year of Culture 2018

 

History, pageantry, wildlife, nature, cuisine, heritage, music, the arts, literature, sports, architecture and religious influences – all part of Gibraltar's ‘Year of Culture.

 
 

The Venue

 

The Caleta Hotel. The junior event follows the successful pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, offering competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme.

   

 
   
"Experience a family holiday with a difference!"  
   

 
   

 

Schedule

 

Schedule

Thursday 16 August

Arrival

 

Important: Registration (by playing hall)

2pm-5pm

Meet and Greet Reception

17.30 hrs

Evening Blitz

18.30 hrs

Friday 17 August

Opening by the Hon. Minister for Sports & Culture

10.00 hrs

Round 1

10.00 hrs

Round 2

15.00 hrs

Masterclasses with professionals

20.00 hrs

Saturday 18 August 

Round 3

10.00 hrs

Rock Tour / Leisure Centre

15.00 hrs

Evening Simultaneous

19.30 hrs

Sunday 19 August  

Round 4

10.00 hrs

Round 5

15.00 hrs

Masterclasses with professionals

20.00 hrs

Monday 20 August  

Round 6

10.00 hrs

Excursion Dolphin Safari

15.00 hrs

Gala Dinner and Prize Giving

20.00 hrs

Tuesday 21 August

Departure

 

 

 

Prizes

 

 

Accommodation

 

Total £15,000

Under 16 Years

Under 12 Years

1st Prize

£1,500

1st Prize

£1,250

2nd Prize

£1000

2nd Prize

£900

3rd Prize

£800

3rd Prize

£750

4th Prize

£700

4th Prize

£600

5th Prize

£600

5th Prize

£500

6th Prize

£500

6th Prize

£400

7th Prize

£400

7th Prize

£300

8th Prize

£300

8th Prize

£250

9th Prize

£200

9th Prize

£200

10th Prize

£150

10th Prize

£150

 

U16 Best Girl

£700

Best Game U16

£200

U12 Best Girl

£500

Best Game U12

£200

Best U14

£700

Gibraltar U16

£150

Best U10

£350

Gibraltar U12

£150

Best U8

£200

Blitz

£400

 

 

Caleta Hotel Packages (5 nights)

Single

Twin

Triple

£752.00 pp

 

 

Half-board basis

£1004.00

(£502.00 pp)

 

Half-board basis

£1406.00

(£469.00 pp)

 

Half-board basis

 

Check in Thursday 16th August

Check out Tuesday 21st August

 

Extra Nights rate

Single £111.00 Bed and breakfast basis

Twin £122.00 Bed and breakfast basis

Triple £163.00 Bed and breakfast basis

 

What is Included?

The packages include dinner, continental buffet breakfast, chess entry fees, welcome reception, blitz, simultaneous, two excursions, closing ceremony gala dinner with prize giving, GM masterclasses and GM coaching.

 

Terms and Conditions

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of payment to confirm the booking and the balance to be paid no later than 28 days prior to the tournament. Cancellation policy is 28 days and bookings cancelled less than 28 days prior to arrival will receive no refund.

 

Payment can be made by credit card, cheque or bank transfer.

 

For bookings requiring room only basis please contact Reservations directly on  or telephone +350 20076501.

     

How to Pay

We recommend that entries are made using a credit card, cheque or bank transfer.

 

Caleta Hotel Bank Details for bank transfers are:

 

National Westminster Bank plc, 57 Line Wall Road, Gibraltar.

 

Account Name:

G & JB Hotels Limited

Sterling Business Account Number:

48132969

Sort Code:

606060

IBAN Number:

GI25NWBK060606048132969

   

IBAN BIC / Swift number:

RBOSGIGI

 

For payment by cheque: Cheques should be made payable to the 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 email address.

 


 

 

 

         

 

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.

 

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.

 

Official Caleta Hotel website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contacts

 

Festival Organiser:

Festival Director:

Chief Arbiter:

TBC

Entries and Bookings:

Marketing Co-ordinator:

Webmaster:

 

 

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