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Chess festival sees record number of women masters in 18-year history

First Move Chess 210119 {seq} (Photos Bugeja) by the the Mayor John Gonzalves

Just over a quarter of chess masters competing in the Gibraltar International Chess Festival this year are women, marking the highest number of female masters in the festivals 18-year history. The annual festival is split into three tournaments: masters, challengers and amateurs, with some 400 players competing across the three tournaments. This year some 248...

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