Upcoming Events

2 Weekends Classical 2021

FIDE Rated

Starting Saturday 23rd January 2021

A 2 weekend tournament starting on Saturday the 23rd of January 2021  This is a classical tournament, is FIDE rated and is played over 6 rounds.


Round 1 - Saturday 23rd of Janaury at 10am

Round 2 - Saturday 23rd of January at 5pm

Round 3 - Sunday 24th of January at 10am

Round 4 - Saturday 30th of January at 10am

​Round 5 - Saturday 30th of January at 5pm

Round 6 - Sunday 31st of January at 10am


  1. This is a FIDE rated event.

  2. Limited to 10 players only.

  3. Any Adult or Junior player (from any locality) can apply.

  4. Time control 45 minutes + 15 second increments.

  5. Tournament is open to unrated players (from any locality).

  6. Closing date for applications Friday 22nd of January at 12pm.  No applications shall be considered after this deadline.   Applications accepted on 1st come basis.  Gold members automatic placement.

  7. All games will be played on electronic smart boards and shall be broadcast live over the internet.

  8. Electronic PGN's shall only be made available to Swieqi Chess Club members.

  9. Application fee must be paid upon registration.



1. Buchholz (variable with parameter)

2. Direct encounter

3. Greater number of victories

4. Sonneborn- Berger


Trophies for:

1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

Best Under 16 Junior Player

Best U/1500 rated Player

Best Unrated Player


Non Members €20

Gold Members €12

Silver Members €15

Bronze Members €17

Junior Members €15



Swieqi Chess Club

Triq Josef Kalleya

Swieqi SWQ 3555