Miguel Santos 2018

Miguel Santos Ruiz, born in 1999, is Miguel de Unamuno’s great-great-grandson. He has followed his family traditional love for chess and is one of the most promising Spanish players. Despite his youth he has a […]

Events

Lecture by Amador González

As it was mentioned in the presentation of the Salamanca Chess Festival, current chess rules date back to a key transformation of rules which took place in the 15th century. These new rules were compiled […]

Events

Lecture by Leontxo García

Numberless national and international organizations urge public institutions to promote chess practice due to the educational benefits of the game: UNESCO, the European Parliament, the Spanish Senate, the Board of Education of Castilla y León, […]

Events

Masters Tournament

Eight prominent international chess players will participate in the Masters Tournament. It is asingle round robin tournament and the time control is 40 minutes with a 5 second increment. Since the organization of the Festival […]