Schedule

Below we show the Agenda of the Chess Tournament in Sitges to be held this coming December 2017 at the Hotel Playa Golf Sitges.

DEC
14
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. Oleg Romanishin
23:30 h.: Closure of the players registration to the Open Tournament.

DEC
15
FRIDAY

12:00 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 16/12/2017.

DEC
16
SATURDAY

10:00 h.: Simultaneous exhibition in charge of the GMI. Awonder Liang
12:00 h.: Photocall
16:30 h.: Second round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
17
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 José Manuel López "Superlópez"
11:30 h.: Cocktail masterclass (gin-tonic) - 1st group (up to 25 persons).
12:15 h.: Cocktail masterclass (gin-tonic) - 2nd group (up to 25 persons).
16:30 h.: Third round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
18
MONDAY

10:00 h.: Guided visit to Sitges by bicycle.
11:00 h.: Conference by the GMI. Fernando Peralta: "Attacks against castling. Sacrifices of defendes' destruction."
16:30 h.: Fourth round of the Open Tournament.
17:00 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of 18/12/2017.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament.

DEC
19
TUESDAY

11:00 h.: Conference (in english) by the GMI Ivan Sokolov
12:00 h.: Conference (in english) by the GMI Romain Edouard
The conferences of GMI Sokolov and GMI Edouard will deal with what they exhibit in their books: "When old and new schools meet"
16:30 h.: Fifth round of the Torneo Open.
17:00 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of teams of two on 19/12/2017.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament of teams of two

DEC
20
WEDNESDAY

11:00 h.: Conference by the GMI. Marc Narciso: "Game analysis."
11:00 h.: Projection of movie
11:30 h.: Sangria masterclass (wine and cava) - 1st group (up to 25 persons).
12:15 h.: Sangria masterclass (wine and cava) - 2nd group (up to 25 persons).
16:30 h.: Sixth round of the Open Tournament.
22:30 h.: Projection of movie

DEC
21
THURSDAY

11:00 h.: Support to tournament players to review and analyze their own tournament matches by the GMI
11:00 h.: Entertainment for children.
12:00 h.: Paella show-cooking (up to 50 persons).
16:30 h.: Seventh round of the Open Tournament.
16:30 h.: Closure of registrations for the Blitz Tournament of 20/12/2017.
23:00 h.: Night blitz chess tournament.

DEC
22
FRIDAY

11:00 h.: Entertainment for children.
11:30 h.: Cocktail masterclass (mojito) - 1st group (up to 25 persons).
12:15 h.: Cocktail masterclass (mojito) - 2nd group (up to 25 persons).
16:00 h.: Eighth round of the Open Tournament.

DEC
23
SATURDAY

09:30 h.: Ninth and final round of the Open Tournament.
13:00 h.: Broadcast Real Madrid - Barcelona in Vento Restaurant
16:00 h.: Play-off (if necessary).
17:30 h.: Prize-giving and closing ceremony.


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