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Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2017

Date: 14.12.2017 – 23.12.2017

Place: Sitges, Spain

Located at the Balearic Sea, Sunway Sitges is an ideal place to play chess


There are many side events apart from the main tournament. The entire schedule of the event can be found here. Essentially, the first round begins on 15th of December and there are nine single rounds until the 23rd of December 2017.

Group A and B:

Group A: open to all players with a FIDE valid license. Valid for ELO FCE, FIDE and FEDA, and to obtain international norms.

Group B: open to players with FIDE’s ELO below 2000 points and who have not surpassed 2100 FIDE’s ELO points in the last 5 years. Valid for ELO FCE, FIDE and FEDA. Playing in this group is optional: all players can enroll in Group A if they wish.

Entry fee, accommodation and travel:

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Some pictures from the place where the event will be held:

Can there be a more spectacular sunset? | Photo: V. Saravanan

The playing hall | Photo: Sushir Lohia

Who would not want to play a game with such a view! | Photo: Sushir Lohia

The best way to travel around in Sitges is to just rent a bicycle, like our GM Shyam Sundar | Photo: V. Saravanan

Previous reports from 2016 event:

Welcome to Sunway Chess Festival 2016 - Atul Dahale

Shyam Sundar leads in Sunway Sitges with 4.5/5 - V. Saravanan

Sunway International - the most place to play chess! - Sushir Lohia

Sunway Sitges: Chess on the Catalonian Beach - Atul Dahale