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Children’s Tournament

Date: October 27, 2018 (Saturday) Schedule: The tournament starts at 10 am. The participants must arrive in the venue by 9.45 am. Venue: Colegio Sagrada Familia , C/Marquesa de Almarza 1, 37001 Salamanca Tournament System: […]

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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 […]

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Chess Cinema Season

The Chess Cinema Season will feature three interesting films which show exciting aspects of the world of chess. Programme: Queen of Katwe / La reina de Katwe (Tuesday) Pawn sacrifice / El caso Fischer (Wednesday) […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Simultaneous Exhibitions

October 23 at 6.00 pm. Simultaneous chess exhibition by Former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. This exhibition is an invitational event. Venue: Capilla del Palacio Fonseca. C/ Fonseca 4, 37002 Salamanca  October 25 at 11 am. […]

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Lecture by Alfonso Romero

Since chess seems to be a helpful and important teaching tool, teachers and educators are showing a great interest in the game lately. In this lecture, Grand Master Alfonso Romero will present several useful teaching […]

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Amateur Tournament

Date: October 26,  2018 (Friday). Schedule: The competition starts at 8.30 pm. The participants must arrive in the venue by 8.15 pm. Venue: Colegio Mayor Fray Luis de León , Plaza Fray Luis de León, […]