December 5, 2018
TIPS 4 SUNWAY SITGES FESTIVAL
Sunway Sitges is one of the well-known international chess tournaments that is organized in the city of Sitges in Spain. The tournament takes place every year around middle of december. The tournament is organized in two main divisions, Group A for players above 1700 Elo rating and Group B for players under 2000 Elo rating.
The Group A has a very strong startfield and you can always expect several +2600 rated players competing in this section. Last year the tournament hosted 26 Grandmasters including some of the very well-known top level Grandmasters in the form of GM Alexander Motylev from Russian Federation, GM Samuel Shankland from United States, GM Salem Abdulrahmen Saleh from United Arab Emirates, GM Hrant Melkumyan from Armenia and Romain Eduard from France.
TIPS 4 YOUR TRIP TO SITGES
Sitges is a city almost around 40 minutes distance from Barcelona Sants Station and the city is famous for its beaches and considered to be one of the hot spot areas in Spain during summertime.
You can plan your trip for this tournament to Sitges via Barcelona. There are good chances of finding direct flight tickets from various destinations across the world to Barcelona Airport and from there as mentioned there are regular train connections from Barcelona to Sitges.
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