Congratulations and thank you to all competitors, helpers, parents,
arbiters, organisers and everyone else involved for another wonderful
Gibraltar Junior Tournament.
The gala dinner with prizegiving was held on Monday 20 August. See several
photos below with more here.
U16 Final Standings
1st CM Haase Pavel CZE 2177 5/6 with the following seven players =2nd,
Garrido Outon Alex ESP 2119 4½; Moreby James ENG 2084
Onslow Alfie ENG 2040
4½; Perez Beltran Salvador ESP 2018
Jayawarna Nugith ENG 2013
Ledesma Claros Daniel ESP 1954
12 Ifalore Michael ENG 1881
... more here.
U12 Final Standings
1st Martinez Soriano Javier ESP 1626 5½/6
2nd Trost Edvin SWE 2055 5/6 with the following seven players =3rd, Diaz
Mino Daniel ESP 1803
Volovich Julia ENG 1651
4½; Hernandez Tellez Claudia ESP 1635
4½; Weersing Abigail Riis ENG 1613
Valenzuela Fernandez Alejandro ESP 1611
4½; Gilmore Samuel ENG 1605
4½; CM Toumi Mohamed-Jad MAR 1548
... more here.
Rounds 1 & 2 took place today at 10.00 and 15.00. An opening
ceremony took place before round 1 from the Hon. Minister for Sports &
Culture, Steven Linares. See the
U16 rankings after round 2 and
U12 rankings here.
The evening event involved Masterclasses with professionals at
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
Seawave Beach Blitz
The 3rd Seawave Beach Blitz tournament, open
to all young players, took place on today Wednesday, August
15th, outside the Seawave restaurant in Catalan Bay, just a
few minutes' walk from the Caleta Hotel.
chess players and their families at the 2018 Gibraltar
Junior International Chess Festival will receive free bus
travel around the Rock, courtesy of the
Bus Company Ltd., during
Gibraltar Bus Company Ltd., wholly owned by HM Government of
Gibraltar, operates seven services around the Rock.
organisers of the Festival extend their thanks to the
Gibraltar Bus Company for their generous hospitality on
behalf of all participants.
Gibraltar - A Year of Culture
History, pageantry, wildlife, nature, cuisine, heritage, music, the arts,
literature, sports, architecture and religious influences – all part of
Gibraltar's ‘Year of Culture.
The Caleta Hotel. The junior event follows the successful
pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival,
chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong
social, fun and educational programme.
"Experience a family holiday with a difference!"
Important: Registration (by playing
Meet and Greet Reception
Friday 17 August
Opening by the Hon. Minister for Sports &
Masterclasses with professionals
Rock Tour / Leisure Centre
Sunday 19 August
Monday 20 August
Excursion Dolphin Safari. Bus 1 leaves at
15.30. Bus 2 leaves at 17.00.
15.30 & 17.00
Gala Dinner and Prize Giving
Under 16 Years
Under 12 Years
U16 Best Girl
U12 Best Girl
Caleta Hotel Packages (5 nights)
Check inThursday 16th August
Tuesday 21st August
Extra Nights rate
Bed and breakfast basis
Bed and breakfast basis
Triple £163.00 Bed and breakfast
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
For bookings requiring room only basis please
contact Reservations directly on or telephone
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.
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
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