Schedule

Below we show the Agenda of the Chess Tournament in Sitges to be held this coming December 2018 at the Hotel Playa Golf Sitges.

DEC
13
THURSDAY

12:00 h.: Start of the Open Tournament players registration in the Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa hall. You can also confirm your application to the tournament by email up to 72 hours in advance, so showing up in the hotel is not necessary.
18:30 h.: Simultaneous exhibition in charge of the GMI.
23:30 h.: Closure of the players registration to the Open Tournament.

DEC
14
FRIDAY

13:00 h.: Welcome reception (small appetizer and drink).
16:30 h.: First round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie
23:30 h.: Closure of the registration for the simultaneous games session of 16/12/2018.

DEC
15
SATURDAY

10:00 h.: Simultaneous exhibition in charge of the GMI.
12:00 h.: Photocall
16:30 h.: Second round of the Open Tournament.
18:00 h.: Broadcast Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
16
SUNDAY

09:30 h.: I Sunway Sitges Junior International Blitz Chess Championship
11:00 h.: Support to tournament players to review and analyze their own tournament matches by the GMI
12:00 h.: Sangria masterclass (wine and cava) up to 25 persons.
16:30 h.: Third round of the Open Tournament.
20:45 h.: Broadcast Barcelona - Deportivo
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
17
MONDAY

11:00 h.: Conference by the GMI.
12:00 h.: Cocktail masterclass (up to 25 persons).
16:30 h.: Fourth round of the Open Tournament.
17:00 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of 18/12/2018.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament.

DEC
18
TUESDAY

11:00 h.: Conference (in english) by the GMI
12:00 h.: Conference (in english) by the GMI
The conferences of GMI Sokolov and GMI Edouard will deal with what they exhibit in their books: "When old and new schools meet"
13:00 h.: Wine tasting in restaurant Acqua
16:30 h.: Fifth round of the Torneo Open.
17:00 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of teams of two on 19/12/2018.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament of teams of two

DEC
19
WEDNESDAY

11:00 h.: Conference by the GMI.
12:00 h.: Beer tasting
16:30 h.: Sixth round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
20
THURSDAY

11:00 h.: Support to tournament players to review and analyze their own tournament matches by the GMI
12:00 h.: Paella noodles show-cooking (up to 30 persons).
16:30 h.: Seventh round of the Open Tournament.
16:30 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of 21/12/2018.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament.

DEC
21
FRIDAY

11:00 h.: Guided visit to Sitges by bicycle.
12:00 h.: Tapas workshop in restaurant Acqua
13:30 h.: Exclusive gala dinner for GMs and WGMs
16:30 h.: Eighth round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
22
SATURDAY

09:30 h.: Ninth round of the Open Tournament.
13:00 h.: Broadcast Real Madrid - Barcelona
16:00 h.: Play-off (if necessary).

DEC
23
SATURDAY

09:30 h.: Tenth and final round of the Open Tournament.
17:00 h.: Prize-giving and closing ceremony.


Parallel activities to the Open tournament may change schedule if deemed necessary by the Organization.