Upcoming events:

XYChess Spring Open A & B:

Welcome all to Malta for the the XYChess Spring Festival!
Located at the Windsor Hotel in the heart of Sliema, a perfect venue, minutes away from the sea and lots of cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the warm weather and some great chess! 7 Round Swiss system: 1 game per day allowing lots of time for sight seeing and other activities during the bright Maltese daytime! Please look at the Results / Archive section for the 2017 edition participants, there is also a regularly updated list of entries. 

In Addition, there will be a Simultaneous Exhibition on the 1st of May at 2pm with GM Mihail Marin! Entry for the Simultaneous is 30 Euros payable directly to GM Marin and available also to players who could not participate in the tournament!

Playing dates: 28th April - 4th May
Swiss system, 7 rounds

Venue: Windsor Hotel, Sliema Malta

Time control :
90 mins + 30 secs / move to finish

Open A Schedule:

27th April arrival
28th April 9am-9:45am - registration
Round 1 : 28th April @ 10:30am
Round 2 :29th April @ 10:30am
Round 3 :30th April @ 10:30am
Round 4 :1st May @ 10:30am

Round 5 :2nd May @ 10:30am

Round 6 :3rd May @ 10:30am
Round 7 :4th May @ 10:30am
5th May departure

Open B Schedule:

27th April arrival
28th April 4pm-4:45pm - registration
Round 1 : 28th April @ 5:30pm 
Round 2 :29th April @ 5:30pm
Round 3 :30th April @ 5:30pm
Round 4 :1st May @ 5:30pm
Round 5 :2nd May @ 5:30pm
Round 6 :3rd May @ 5:30pm
Round 7 :4th May @ 5:30pm
5th May departure

XYChess Open A:
For FIDE rated players above 1800 (or ECF equivalent)
Players under 1800 who wish to take part in the Open A may do so at an additional charge of 50 Euros.

XYChess Open B:
For unrated players, or those rated below FIDE 1800 (or ECF equivalent)


Available Packages:

Package A: 8 nights , single BB - 450 Euros

Package A Superior: 8 nights , single BB Superior Room - 620 Euros

Package B: 8 nights, double BB - 350 Euros (per person)

Package C: 8 nights double BB (one player + accompanying person) - 580 Euros (includes both people)

Triple Room, additional (or less) nights, or any other specific requirements - please contact me directly.

ALL packages include entry to the tournament.

Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd , 3rd 

For any questions / different packages / additional information kindly contact
Clarence Psaila - Clarence_247@yahoo.co.uk , Mob / WhatsApp: +35679050843