Other tournaments

If – in addition to playing in Sitges – you want to take advantage of your trip to play other tournaments before or after our festival, we list below the ones that may be of greatest interest for you. Please, do not hesitate to tell us if we can help you with the registration or transfer between our tournament and those listed below:


- Before Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2017:

Roma Città Aperta International Chess Festival 2017
City: Rome (Italy)
Dates: 3/12/2017 – 10/12/2017
Prize fund: 7.000 €
System and number of rounds: 9-round Swiss
Time control: 90’ + 30”
E-mail: scuolapopolarediscacchi@gmail.com
Web: www.scuolapopolarediscacchi.com
Brochure: Download here How to get to Sitges: the best way to get to Sitges at the end of the tournament is by plane from Rome to Barcelona (approximately 1:45 h. flight time); from Barcelona’s airport there are several options (taxi, bus, train) to get to Sitges (30 minutes). It is also possible to arrive from Rome by train or boat (one night), or even by car (approximately 14 hours).
Gran Hotel Bali International Chess Festival
City: Benidorm (Spain)
Dates: 30/11/2017 – 10/12/2017
Prize fund: 20.000 €
System and number of rounds: 10-round Swiss, with a maximum rating of 2300 (IMs and GMs not allowed)
Time control: 90’ + 30”
E-mail: ajedrezenelbali@gmail.com
Web: www.ajedrezenelbali.com
Brochure: Download here
How to get to Sitges: the best way to arrive at Sitges is to fly from Alicante airport (about 40 minutes from Benidorm by car or taxi) to Barcelona (1:10 h. flight time); from Barcelona’s airport there are several options (taxi, bus, train) to get to Sitges (30 minutes). You can also get to Sitges from Benidorm by train, bus or rental car (4:15 hours approximately).

- After Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2017:

Rilton Cup 2017
City: Stockholm (Sweden)
Dates: 27/12/2017 – 05/01/2018
Prize fund: 18.000 €
System and number of rounds: 9-round Swiss
Time control: 90’ + 30”
E-mail: info@rilton.se
Web:www.rilton.se
How to get there from Sitges: the best way to get to Stockholm at the end of the Sitges’ tournament is by plane from Barcelona (approximately 3:40 h. flight time).
Ciudad de Lorca International Chess Festival 2017
City: Lorca (Spain)
Dates: 26/12/2017 – 30/12/2017
Prize fund: 7.500 €
System and number of rounds: 9-round Swiss
Time control: 90’ + 30”
E-mail: torneoajedrezlorca@gmail.com
Web: www.clubajedrezlorca.com/torneo
Brochure: Download here
How to get there from Sitges: to arrive at Lorca at the end of the Sitges’ tournament you can possibly rent a car or take a bus (about 6 hours away). It is also possible to fly from Barcelona to Alicante (1:10 h approximately), and take a taxi or a bus from there to Lorca (1:30 h.).
Böblinger Open 2017
City: Böblingen (Germany)
Dates: 26/12/2017 – 30/12/2017
Prize fund: 8.000 €
System and number of rounds: 9-round Swiss
Time control: 90’ (40) + 30’ + 30”
E-mail: hm.born@web.de
Web:www.boeblinger-open.de
How to get there from Sitges: the best way to get to Böblingen at the end of the Sitges’ tournament is by plane from Barcelona to Stuttgart (approximately 2:10 h. flight time), and from there by taxi or bus to Böblingen (30 min.). Another option is to travel by train to Sttutgart, and it is even possible to reach Böblingen by car (approximately 12 hours away).