The organisers of this wonderful
event are delighted to
announce that the 2014 Junior Festival will take place from
Thursday 21st August - Tuesday 26th August. The
schedule will be very
similar to last year.
Further information will be published on this page in the
"Experience a family holiday with a difference!"
Excursions, opening reception, blitz,
masterclasses, simultaneous displays, coaching, plus closing
gala dinner with prizegiving all included.
Categories: Under 16 years and under
Competitors arrive on 21
August and depart 26 August (five nights'
stay). The event will be run under the auspices
of the English Chess Federation.
The prize fund
total will be no less than £10,000.
There are two main categories: a) open to competitors
aged under 16 on 1 January 2014 (born in 1998
or later); b) open to competitors aged under 12 on 1
January 2014 (born in 2002 or later).
Maximum FIDE rating of 2300 on
May 1st 2014.
The Gibraltar Junior International
Chess Festival takes place in August each year. The
venue is the Caleta Hotel and follows the successful
pattern of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival.
information here ...
Photo (left) by Sophie Triay