Now in its eleventh year, the Gibraltar Chess Festival goes from strength to strength. This year an amazing 246 players have entered the Masters section, over 20% of which are Grandmasters. Top boards include Ivanchuk, Kamsky and Adams.
The only local entrant in the Masters section is David Spence, who at 2226 is ranked about halfway down the list of entrants.
The first (of ten) rounds atarts at 15.00 today and you can watch the games here.
Also playing, in one of the two ‘Challengers’ sections, is David Brown (of Saxmundham and Bury St Edmunds).
Good luck guys!