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44th Guernsey International Chess Festival

The 44th Guernsey International Chess Festival will be held on 21-27 October 2018 at the Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey.

The Open Tournament – Sponsored by Intertrust Guernsey

A seven round, FIDE rated, Swiss competition open to all players
Players with low ratings will be encouraged by the organisers to enter the Holiday tournament
Time limit: 40 moves in 100 minutes and then 40 minutes to finish with a 30 second increment per move from move 1
ENTRY FEE £40 (includes prize-giving dinner: juniors £30 entry fee)
Main Prizes £1,200 : £600 : £300 : £200 : £150

The Holiday Tournament – Sponsored by the Pennisula Hotel

A seven round, FIDE rated, Swiss competition for players rated under 1900
Time limit: 40 moves in 2 hours and then 1 hour to finish
ENTRY FEE £40 (includes prize-giving dinner: juniors £30 entry fee)
Main Prizes £400 : £200 : £100 : £75

Peninsula Hotel Guernsey

Peninsula Hotel Guernsey

The 43rd Intertrust Guernsey International Chess Festival was won by grandmaster Jean-Pierre Le Roux of France. Gerda Nevska of Guernsey and Latvia won the Holiday Tournament.

Tournament website

44th Guernsey International Chess Festival – Open Tournament:

1 GM Korneev Oleg ESP 2560
2 GM Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2544
3 GM Le Roux Jean-Pierre FRA 2532
4 IM Povah Nigel E ENG 2303
5 FM Grieve Harry ENG 2292
6 Cornelisse John NED 2184
7 FM Waddington Mike P ENG 2096
8 Reijneveld Ad NED 2089
9 CM Rosen Daniel B ENG 2081
10 Kraft Karl-Heinz Prof. Dr. GER 2047
11 Havenaar Jan NED 2043
12 Curtis John E ENG 2042
13 Purdon Colin ENG 2036
14 Heppell Ian N ENG 2031
15 Wager John D ENG 2029
16 Sedgwick David ENG 2013
17 Van Den Boogaart Jan Maarten NED 2009
18 Prins Jan NED 2003
19 CM Thurlow Kevin J ENG 2002
20 Magnussen Pal SWE 2000
21 Collier David O ENG 1999
22 Bolt Graham ENG 1994
23 Dilleigh Stephen P ENG 1986
24 De Kruif Kees NED 1979
25 Campbell Ian ENG 1969
26 Sikkel Dirk NED 1969
27 Dijksterhuis Rolf NED 1958
28 CM Rowe Peter GCI 1951
29 Fassaert Desire NED 1942
30 Taylor Mark V ENG 1933
31 Spanton Tim R ENG 1923
32 Goris Ton NED 1922
33 Burton Ronnie ENG 1919
34 Hawkins James N H ENG 1910
35 Canonne Antoine FRA 1902
36 Morcom Huw WLS 1901
37 Karstens Lex NED 1874
38 CM Brookfield Toby GCI 1873
39 Schadd Jan NED 1872
40 Froberg Gert-Jan NED 1867
41 Ingham H William ENG 1849
42 Van Ginkel Henk NED 1842
43 Gravett Alan D ENG 1821
44 Carlucci Paul A ENG 1817
45 Murray J Stephen SCO 1757
46 Cummins J GCI 1748

44th Guernsey International Chess Festival – Holiday Tournament:

1. Van Hoek Wim NED 1882
2. Strade Arita GCI 1846
3. Nevska Gerda GCI 1819
4. Dennis Nigel W ENG 1801
5. Haisma Henk NED 1787
6. Hoogakker Peter NED 1787
7. O’Connell Denis IRL 1783
8. Baart Edwin NED 1774
9. Turner David J ENG 1763
10. Stanners Michael J ENG 1762
11. Heesen Jos NED 1760
12. Nielsen Jorgen Holmstrom DEN 1748
13. Kirk Matthew GCI 1732
14. Hall Alan ENG 1731
15. Glover John ENG 1717
16. Remie Peter NED 1714
17. Kershaw Graham ENG 1712
18. Bateman Kerry GCI 1710
19. Goris-Schouwstra Adry NED 1697
20. Goman Colin GCI 1692
21. Foran Barry IRL 1688
22. Jongerius Marc NED 1686
23. O’Brien Paul W ENG 1654
24. Bakkes Frits NED 1650
25. Collins Alan ENG 1650
26. Ruigrok Jacques NED 1645
27. Colsen Manuel NED 1628
28. Finch Russell GCI 1622
29. Brown Geoffrey D ENG 1612
30. Gibson John FRA 1608
31. Kearsley Raymond J ENG 1590
32. Beadle John R ENG 1565
33. Huba Mark J ENG 1556
34. Rowe Oliver GCI 1553
35. Foster Paul ENG 1540
36. Jones Sidney A ENG 1488
37. Maurus Mickey ENG 1435
38. Harnden Terry GCI 1428
39. Bennett David ENG 1383
40. Nalichowski Bogdan POL 1378
41. Van Beek Ronald NED 1366
42. Shek Daniel ENG 1304
43. De Silver Arthur ENG 0
44. Le Maitre Richard GCI 0
45. Owen Garth I GCI 0
46. Van Amerongen Judith NED 0