As if we didn’t know already, Chess rocks! And putting this into practice is the Gibraltar Chess Festival, which brings the game to one of the world’s best known landmarks. Already immortalised in films such as The Living Daylights and the aptly-named, The Rock, Gibraltar’s beloved feature now plays host […check it out!]
The Gibraltar International Chess Festival 2018, will take place from January 21st to February 1st 2018. The main, ‘Masters’, event is a Swiss tournament that will be played over ten rounds. Top prize is £25,000 ($34,753 / €28,379). Among the top players are: Levon Aronian (2797), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2793), Hikaru Nakamura (2781) and David Navara (2749).