7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival

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John Higgs
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7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival

Post by John Higgs » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:52 pm

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, offering competitive chess-playing opportunities with an equally strong social, fun and educational programme: opening reception, two excursions, master classes, blitz, coaching, gala dinner and prize giving.

The confirmed dates are 17th to 22nd August. There will be 6 rounds of standard play, both FIDE & ECF graded. The total prize fund is £15,000. There is a record entry for this year: currently 80 U12s and 56 U16s.

Contact: GM Stuart Conquest. Email: chess@caletahotel.gi

Full details of the event can be found at:

http://www.gibchess.com/junior/2017/index.htm

The chess-results link for pairings and results is:

U16s:http://www.chess-results.com/tnr296441. ... t=0&wi=821

U12s:http://www.chess-results.com/tnr296445.aspx?lan=1

Latest news, photographs etc can be seen via the twitter feed : @ECFJuniors2017

No twitter account? You can follow the twitter feed via this link https://mobile.twitter.com/ECFJuniors2017

Good luck to England juniors.

:D
"I'm not the one who got it wrong. I'm the only one who got it right". Carrie Mathison.

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Re: 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival

Post by John Higgs » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:22 pm

"I'm not the one who got it wrong. I'm the only one who got it right". Carrie Mathison.

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Re: 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival

Post by David Shepherd » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:25 pm

In noticed this on the ECF website (I posted under this heading as I assume it was at the junior event where he was taken ill - but I could be mistaken)

Posted By: WebAdmin September 11, 2017

You may have heard that Dave Welch was taken ill whilst arbiting in Gibraltar. He is now back in Liverpool in hospital, though he remains extremely poorly. Should anyone wish to visit David, please email Peter Purland at petepurland@btopenworld.com. Should anyone wish to send David a card, please send them care of Peter at 11 Warwick Drive, Wallasey, Merseyside CH45 7PJ …

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Re: 7th Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival

Post by David Sedgwick » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:02 pm

David Shepherd wrote:I posted under this heading as I assume it was at the junior event where he was taken ill - but I could be mistaken.
It was immediately following the event, literally a few minutes after the conclusion of the prizegiving.

Get well soon, David W

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