Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012

25 January 2012, Kuala Lumpur – The Gibraltar Masters 2012 is now playing from 24 Jan – 2 February 2012. GM Peter Svidler, GM Judit Polgar, GM Le Quang Liem and GM Hou Yifan are some names that are playing in this year’s tournament.

Masters gets underway

The official website of the tournament reported that the major event of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival - the Gibraltar Masters - got underway at the Caleta Hotel this afternoon. This is the tenth in the series of major international chess events held on the Rock and the second one to be sponsored by Tradewise Insurance.


Pix 1. Board 1, round 1, GM Peter Svidler plays against IM Jovanka Houska, England. (Photo from official website of tournament)

Here is the game between Svidler and Houska of round 1, Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2012 played yesterday, 24 January 2012.

Here is another game of round 1 involving American Anna Zatonskih against Gerald Loew, Gibraltar Masters 2012.

Here is a video of the Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012.

Results of Round 1 (up to table 26)


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