Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2018 STARTS

‏Tradewise Gibraltar Chess 2018 STARTS

Day one of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival at the Caleta Hotel.

 

Sunrise, Caleta Hotel Gib Chess 2018 – plays in the Challengers & Amateurs starts at 10am local time

Blue Rock Thrush, snapped a few metres from the Caleta Hotel – Gib Chess also numero uno for those who enjoy nature and sunshine

 

 

Tradewise sponsor James Humphreys makes the first move for Anita Gara against Levon Aronian

 

Anita Gara shakes hands with Levon Aronian #GibChess

Nino Maisuradze, playing in the Tradewise Gibraltar Challengers, Round 2 Photo:John Saunders

Some shots from last night’s Gib Chess Opening Ceremony!

Some shots from last night’s Gib Chess Opening Ceremony!

Some shots from last night’s Gib Chess Opening Ceremony!

Some shots from last night’s Gib Chess Opening Ceremony!

Photos of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Challengers & Amateurs A, Round 1

Alan Tate of Scotland plays Hikaru Nakamura

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave plays Felix Blohberger of Austria

 

Photo: Opening Ceremony Sophie Triay Freelance photographer

Photo:John Saunders Associate Editor, CHESS Magazine, photo-journalist, writer. Classicist. Greatest chess success: once helped Boris Spassky to find his reading glasses