44th Guernsey International Chess Festival

The tournament will be held on 21-27 October 2018 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey

The 44th Guernsey International Chess Festival will be held on 21-27 October 2018 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey.

The Open Tournament – Sponsored by Intertrust Guernsey

A seven round, FIDE rated, Swiss competition open to all players

Players with low ratings will be encouraged by the organisers to enter the Holiday tournament

Time limit: 40 moves in 100 minutes and then 40 minutes to finish with a 30 second increment per move from move 1

ENTRY FEE £40 (includes prize-giving dinner: juniors £30 entry fee)

Main Prizes £1,200 : £600 : £300 : £200 : £150

The Holiday Tournament – Sponsored by the Pennisula Hotel

A seven round, FIDE rated, Swiss competition for players rated under 1900

Time limit: 40 moves in 2 hours and then 1 hour to finish

ENTRY FEE £40 (includes prize-giving dinner: juniors £30 entry fee)

Main Prizes £400 : £200 : £100 : £75

Peninsula Hotel Guernsey

The 43rd Intertrust Guernsey International Chess Festival was won by grandmaster Jean-Pierre Le Roux of France. Gerda Nevska of Guernsey and Latvia won the Holiday Tournament.

Tournament website

44th Guernsey International Chess Festival – Open Tournament:

1 GM Korneev Oleg ESP 2560

2 GM Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2544

3 GM Le Roux Jean-Pierre FRA 2532

4 IM Povah Nigel E ENG 2303

5 FM Grieve Harry ENG 2292

6 Cornelisse John NED 2184

7 FM Waddington Mike P ENG 2096

8 Reijneveld Ad NED 2089

9 CM Rosen Daniel B ENG 2081

10 Kraft Karl-Heinz Prof. Dr. GER 2047

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