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Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
27-01-2022
If you are one of the players or followers of Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival, we hope you'll like the announcement we're doing in less than one week... ♟️🌊⛵️⚓️🦎 #PlayChess #EnjoyLife
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
28-12-2021
Congratulations to GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 🇺🇿 who just won the @FIDE_chess #WorldRapid Championship in Warsaw just 5 days after winning #SunwaySitges in Spain. He won our tournament beating another 3 players in a blitz playoff 5 days ago: is he also trained for the #WorldBlitz? https://t.co/O7LZZACCHL
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
24-12-2021
With the last moves of this year's event and the fireworks that came after that, it's the right time to thank again everyone who supported our event, specially @FIDE_chess for helping us with women players' prizes and invitations, and @Chessable for enabling a great blitz event. https://t.co/D6NayHgwgR
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
24-12-2021
Congratulations to GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 🇺🇿 for his win at the strong #SunwaySitges 2021. GM Kollars 🇩🇪 takes second after a great tournament for him, and GM Puranik 🇮🇳 finishes 3rd. Most important, the tournament ends safely for everyone in these difficult times... https://t.co/p7ZZvgdlfw
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
And we have 2 finalists now: GM Kollars 🇩🇪 and GM Abdusattorov 🇺🇿 fighting to become the 2021 #SunwaySitges Champion! @FIDE_chess @escacs_cat https://t.co/WLGEPgWMf2
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
Playoffs on its way in #Sitges! You can follow live in our Twitch channels. https://t.co/C0on1ycSSq
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
We have a playoff! GM Kollars 🇩🇪, GM Abdusattorov 🇺🇿, GM Puranik 🇮🇳 and GM Cheparinov 🇧🇬 will play for the #SunwaySitges title. Who do you think will win?
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
Here we go! The 2 leaders of the #SunwaySitges tournament, GM Puranik 🇮🇳 and GM Kollars 🇩🇪 facing the last round. A win gives the top prize, a draw will take them to the playoffs. https://t.co/WYwXtqZlNa
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
10th and last round of the tournament will start in 15 minutes. Playing halls are ready and players will find a small farewell Christmas present on their chairs. Remember you can follow the games lives https://t.co/At6Kx5tIV7 https://t.co/hfSlXIFTcY
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
23-12-2021
The venue is in a tense calm waiting for the last round in a few hours, when everything will be decided. 10th round and playoffs of a once again exciting tournament at #SunwaySitges. https://t.co/EqcVUhSkX3
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
22-12-2021
In the women's standings at #SunwaySitges it was WIM Chitlange Sakshi 🇮🇳 who was suprisingly at the top when the 9th round started a couple of hours ago, with 2 rounds to go. 8 other players are half a point behind, so there's a lot to be decided yet... @FIDE_chess https://t.co/3ecpf57q04
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
22-12-2021
9th round going on at #SunwaySitges, with 8 players tied for the lead. Will any of them be able to take a win before the last round? You can follow at https://t.co/rB64BSUIfY. https://t.co/0AYVuBFHTv
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
21-12-2021
GM @EltajSafarli 🇦🇿 defeated GM @RodVasquezSchro 🇨🇱 in today's 8th round and enters the last 2 rounds among the players with great options to take the tournament. Can he do it in his first appearance at #SunwaySitges? We'll know on Thursday! https://t.co/a4dqmsGVfs
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
21-12-2021
GM @sethuramanchess 🇮🇳 won his game today against IM Matthias Dann 🇩🇪. Looking at the Mediterranean Sea in #Sitges during the game he must have been thinking that with a win today he would be back on track with all chances to win the tournament or enter a playoff. 2 rounds to go! https://t.co/XcSeahnt6n
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
21-12-2021
8th round on its way at #SunwaySitges with 4 players tied at 6/7. These final 3 rounds will decide if there's a champion or if we'll need playoffs! We are hosting the tournament safely and without issues despite the pandemic, with the valuable aid and support of @FIDE_chesshttps://t.co/M9QVB1goa5
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
20-12-2021
Preparing some new decoration for our Capablanca Bar... Not comparable to @davidllada's photo exhibition, but chess art as well in order to give players a surprise and to keep on thematizing the venue! (which looked different when @advorkovich and @DanaReiznieceOz visited 😉) https://t.co/rWiWbeiHl2
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
Dinner time in #Sitges after round 6. Tonight we have oriental food night 🍣🇯🇵 Enjoy and get some energy to prepare tomorrow's round! https://t.co/9mytQN4QQs
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
WGM Irene Sukandar 🇮🇩 is one of the Indonesian Team players that came to #Sitges this year as part of their preparation for the 2022 SEA Games and the 2022 ASIAN Games. She is not only a great player (she's the top rated woman of her country) but also a nice and joyful person! https://t.co/Ek83eWge6b
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 🇺🇿 has just won his game against GM Sethuraman 🇮🇳, which means that no player has been able to reach 6 points after 6 rounds at #SunwaySitges. Last year's champion, GM Ivan Cheparinov 🇧🇬, was also able to win his game, while other are still fighting. https://t.co/0MaOuHz93D
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
In the fight for best woman player of 2021, it's WGM Mary Ann Gomes 🇮🇳 who leads after 5 rounds (4/5). Thanks to the support of @FIDE_chess not only have we increased prizes for women players (4.000 €), but also were we able to help more women players to attend this year! https://t.co/lr3XSTfr1T
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
This is how the standings looked like earlier before, at the start of round 6. After 5 rounds, it's only GM Sethuraman 🇮🇳 who had been able to get a perfect 5/5. Today he faces GM Abdusattorov 🇺🇿, recent winner of El Llobregat last week, in a difficult game for him. #SunwaySitges https://t.co/divfdodnXn
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
6th round of the tournament will start in 15 minutes! Remember you can follow the games, with commentaries in 3 languages live from #Sitges: 🇬🇧🇺🇸https://t.co/At6Kx5tIV7 🇫🇷 https://t.co/9TUCJp5Gls 🇪🇸 https://t.co/tCbxs8rsnz https://t.co/S62UHsLDBM
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
19-12-2021
Bosnian GM Denis Kadric 🇧🇦 is the winner of the 2021 @Chessable Blitz Open 2021 by #SunwaySitges with a perfect and impressive 9/9. Group B was won by India's Suresh Harsh 🇮🇳. Tomorrow in the afternoon (4:30 pm) we'll resume the Open Tournament, that you can follow live on Twitch https://t.co/SP807xgG0X
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
18-12-2021
Geert van der Velde (@blackatlantic ), CEO of @Chessable, talking about the blitz tournament that they sponsored at #SunwaySitges during the rest day of the Open. A small but very nice start of a hopefully long-lasting and growing relation. Thanks for coming to #Sitges! https://t.co/Hac7sunXql
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
18-12-2021
Two rounds to go and it's and GM Denis Kadric who is leading at the 2021 @Chessable Blitz Open by #SunwaySitges. GM Muhammad Muradli, GM Daniel Dardha, GM Bharathakoti and a few more players still with some small options. We'll see in about 20 minutes! https://t.co/uLJT0qfLM9
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
18-12-2021
The 2021 @Chessable Blitz Open by #SunwaySitges is on its way! 4 more rounds to go and we'll now who the winner is in this @FIDE_chess rated blitz tournament. @HansMokeNiemann is leading a field of just over 100 players who are enjoying chess and a good atmosphere. https://t.co/J70070niir
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
18-12-2021
Rest day in #Sitges today, with other activities for players going on now!
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
WGM Mary Ann Gomes 🇮🇳 is the sole leader of the women players ranking with 4 points in 5 rounds, after her win today against IM Renato Quintiliano 🇧🇷. She won the silver medal at the Teams World Championship in October here in #Sitges, so this place seems to bring her some luck! https://t.co/7TA2oyBZOr
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
Top seeded 🇺🇦 GM Anton Korobov managed to save a draw out of a lost position in today's 5th round against 🇨🇴 GM Cristhian Camilo Ríos. Anton said it was maybe "the strangest game of his life", while Cristhian admitted that, under some time preasure, he hadn't seen how to win... https://t.co/piYjJAGOO0
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
WGM @irene_sukandar 🇮🇩 qualifying for semi-finals of the table tennis tournament yesterday. In about a week we'll know if she was able to get to the top-3 at the chess tournament, but she has already entered the honor roll at table tennis 👍🏓 @PBPERCASI https://t.co/Ugx1k0WVip
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
Table football competition tonight after dinner: who wants to sleep after a tiring round when tomorrow is rest day? "Play Chess, Enjoy Life, Always Win" at #SunwaySitges https://t.co/2RyyDBCt0S
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
Still some energy after the round! 🇺🇸 @HansMokeNiemann alone against some 🇪🇸 Spanish players, but... Crossing the top-100 line and getting close to the @2700chess rating at table tennis as well? 😄 https://t.co/YT9BkPC9Is
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
This Saturday at 4:30 pm we'll host the @Chessable Blitz Open 2021 by #SunwaySitges, that will take place during the rest day of the classic open tournament. Everyone who wants to enjoy chess and a good atmosphere - and who has a valid @FIDE_chess license - is welcome to play! https://t.co/SVlPi4CvPJ
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
Aquest dissabte a la tarda (16:30 h.) tindrà lloc el torneig Chessable Blitz Open 2021 by Sunway Sitges que es jugarà en el marc del nostre festival internacional d'escacs. Obert a tots els jugadors i jugadores amb ELO FIDE que vulguin gaudir d'una tarda d'escacs i bon ambient! https://t.co/URqtIR0oyw
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
Round is over, and we're through half of the tournament. Tomorrow we'll enjoy a rest day at #SunwaySitges, but just for the classic open tournament, since we'll have our first @Chessable Blitz Open in the afternoon! https://t.co/jT0hGRSqPR
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
5th round on its way in #Sitges, last before the rest day tomorrow. Finishing the first half with a win will make players enjoy the place even more tomorrow! Follow all the action at: 🇬🇧🇺🇸 https://t.co/8QGQdlRJdA 🇪🇸 https://t.co/o6tIV6UKNs 🇫🇷 https://t.co/dIoXActbGH
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
It's Spanish Sangria masterclass time! 🍷🇪🇸 It's another way to spend free time in the morning, and it also may have an effect in today's round later. However, we're not sure whether it will be a positive effect or not! 🤣 Time to enjoy life at #SunwaySitges! #NotOnlyChess https://t.co/aUWJeMhIRQ
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
A new day at #SunwaySitges, and we have some more activities for players and guests! Today we have GM Adrien Demuth giving a lecture analyzing some games: he's sharing new ideas and some moves to think of with players. Will those help for the 5th round later this afternoon? https://t.co/B7XXRelRtv
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
@J_Almaguer You can still be here this year! 😄 On Saturday we'll host the @Chessable Blitz Open 2021 by Sunway Sitges, so it's a good moment to come to #Sitges and participate in an official tournament during this year's festival... Anyway, for those unable to attend, here we'll be in 2022!
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
17-12-2021
During round 2, @josefineHeinem4 played an attacking opening and had her chances, but Korobov was more precise and ended up taking the win. https://t.co/N7QJEdIBVP
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
We're particularly glad to be able to present The Thinkers photo exhibition by @davidllada at #SunwaySitges. From the 1st edition of our tournament we hoped to have him here one day, despite knowing that his obligations at @FIDE_chess keep him busy, so finally a piece of him! 📸 https://t.co/5gAFeYCkAS
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
Mexican food night 🇲🇽🌮🫔 awaits players after today's round! If they didn't have spicy games, they can still have a hot evening 😉 https://t.co/cSY7DZUcpC
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
Padel time in #Sitges! 🥎 Some time to think of 4 squares instead of 64; is it easier? Maybe, but tiring as well! Some good laughs and enjoyable social time for chess players of different countries. #NotOnlyChess "Play Chess, Enjoy Life, Always Win" https://t.co/fguHESs1Ao
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
We hosted our traditional football game this morning ⚽️🥅. Good plays, some nice goals... and no one got injured, so everybody was ready for their chess games in the afternoon!♟ #NotOnlyChess "Play Chess, Enjoy Life, Always Win" https://t.co/jkTNArDy3s
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
4th round has started at #SunwaySitges. One of the interesting games today is on board 10 wirh IM Soumya Swaminathan and GM Nihal Sarin, since both have been playing well during the first 3 rounds. You can follow live games on major chess platforms. https://t.co/oQy0IZ6lKf
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
16-12-2021
@TarjeiJS @PattyLlaneza Here we're are, hopefully it works for you next year! In the meantime, we hope you can follow and enjoy this year's tournament and event!
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
15-12-2021
N'oubliez pas: vous pouvez suivre notre tournoi chaque après-midi en direct de #Sitges avec @andy_rekt_chess and Adrien Demuth: https://t.co/gE7EcA81sc https://t.co/bVCgMGgPDE
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
15-12-2021
Remember you can follow our tournament every afternoon at 4:30 pm CET live from #Sitges with WGM Viktoria Radeva and GM Stelios Halkias. Almost 400 players of about 50 countries fighting for the top prizes, trying to score norms, or just enjoying chess and the mild climate here! https://t.co/0nfpioltW1
Sunway Chess Open @SunwayChessOpen
15-12-2021
Recordad, todas las tardes @mariary_psi y @Rahal_Michael comentan nuestro torneo en directo en https://t.co/ZlBcGXfBjB. ¡Entretenida y didáctica forma de seguir un gran open de ajedrez! ¿Le interesará también a @ristomejide para preparar el próximo programa de @GotTalentES?😄 https://t.co/dmXRrDoflc
GM Alexander Beliavsky joins Sunway Sitges 2018
04-10-2018
Legendary Alexander Beliavsky recently confirmed that he will be playing in Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival 2018, in what will be his first appearance at this event, joining the list of world-class chess legends who once participated in this tournament, like GM Gata Kamsky or fellow countryman GM Oleg Romanischin.

Former 4-times USSR chess champion, Slovenian champion and World Junior champion in 1973, Mr. Beliavsky is also chess arbiter and...

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