The Swieqi Chess Club held its first 2024 event, and it was a great start with an almost full house with 36 players participating. The event was won by FM Petr Sprenar with a score of 10.5 points out of 11 games. CM Jake Darmanin placed joint second with Utku Deniz Demir, but having better tie-break took second place.
Other winners included, Elena Ghitza as best female, Isaac Grima Bongailas as best junior (under 16) and Lukas Willamowius as best unrated. All details can be found at: https://chess-results.com/tnr876062.aspx?lan=1&art=1&turdet=YES