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2022Chess 20th Anniversary - Set

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  • 25.04.2022
  • Stephen Perera
  • Stephen Perera
  • Bpost Security Printers
  • Offset Lithography
  • 4 Colours
  • 30 x 50mm
  • 30p, 60p, 90p, £1, £1.15, £4
About Chess 20th Anniversary

The Gibraltar International Chess Festival is a highly regarded chess tournament played over 11 days from late January to early February each year since its inaugural edition in 2003 when 59 competitors took part, of whom 24 held the FIDE Grandmaster title.The main event, the Masters, is open to all, and was voted the best open event in the world by the Association of Chess Professionals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.An annual Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival was also organised as from 2011, lasting 5 days every August. It comprises two events: under-16 and under-12.After 18 editions of the Gibraltar Masters between 2003 and 2020, the pandemic made it impossible to organize the 19th tournament in early 2021. The organizers took care of a FIDE Women’s Grand Prix instead, although it had to be moved to May 2021. In 2022 chess was back on the Rock!A ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Chess Tournament was played from 23rd January-3rd February at Gibraltar’s historic Garrison Library. This is a team event with evenly paired men and women on opposing sides.

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