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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Watch live Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2011

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Hi everybody,

The first round has started at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Congress 2011. You can check the official website here and keep track of the updates on also.

"Black is OK!", says Vassily Ivanchuk as Miss Gibraltar, Larissa Dalli, draws the black pieces for him in Round 1 on Tuesday 25 January.

Mr Edwin Reyes, Minister of Sport, with Miss Gibraltar, Larissa Dalli, at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival

You can watch the live show including commentary from here. GMs Simon Williams and Stuart Conquest provides online commentary every afternoon, starting at 15:00 (GMT+1) from the specially-built commentary suite at the Caleta Hotel. You can watch, listen and even talk to Stuart during the afternoon! Use the chat facility in Livestream to chat with the commentators and other members of the online audience. Some evening events are also broadcast from the audio-visual suite at the congress, with interviews of players from the tournament, or players themselves giving talks on their games. Tune in to the afternoon broadcast for details of forthcoming talks.

Commentator Stuart Conquest with Jovanka Houska.

If you want to check a nice background report on this annual chess festival and if you want to find out why the monkeys like playing with Chess Queen in Gibraltar then look here.

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