Chess festival takes place this month

Gibraltar. / SUR
  • The Tradewise event starts on 23 January

The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival will be taking place from 23 January to 2 February this year, and will once again be held at the Caleta Hotel.

The chess festival has been described by the Financial Times as "the strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world"and this year it promises to be the best ever, with players of all standards and around 50 countries competing for prizes totalling £190,000.