Rincon de la Victoria celebrates the fourth edition of the Chess Tournament of the Provincial Circuit of the Diputación de Málaga, which will be held on Saturday, August 31 with the participation of more than a hundred people. The sporting event, organized by the delegation of Sports of the Provincial Council next to the City of Rincón de la Victoria and the Andalusian Chess Federation, is part of the XXV Provincial Circuit that since June is traveling different points of Malaga encouraging the practice of this Athletic discipline.
The Councilor for Sports, Antonio José Martín (PP), said "the success of participation of the last edition, where more than a hundred players gathered in the tournament, so this year we hope to exceed that figure." The mayor of Rincón de la Victoria, Francisco Salado (PP), has highlighted the intergenerational nature of this sporting event «that seeks to meet the demand of chess practice and promote this sport discipline during the summer season in different municipalities of the province of Malaga". Also, the councilor has launched an invitation "to participate in an open tournament that unites people of all ages, professionals and non-professionals around che
The president of the Andalusian Chess Federation, Manuel Azuaga, thanked the City of Rincón de la Victoria for his collaboration in the organization of the event and said that ?it is a claim not only for the municipality, but for the entire province and part of Andalusia, as participants from other towns and cities come ». The competition format will be the Swiss system of six to nine rounds, with a rhythm of games of 8 + 3 minutes, played in half a day or full day, and will be led by two qualified referees.
Participants are grouped into the absolute, sub-18, sub-16, sub-14, sub-12, sub-10 and sub-8 categories, both male and female. Trophies will be distributed to the first three classified people of each category, and in the Absolute modality, a trophy for the first five classified. In addition, there will be commemorative medals for all participants in at least eight of the tournaments convened. The IV Chess Tournament in Rincon de la Victoria will take place in the Plaza de la Constitución from 7:00 pm with an approximate duration of four hours.
Those interested can register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with name, surname, date of birth and location until the day before the event. The registration fee is 2 euros for federated players and children under 16, and 3 euros for non-federated players, which can be paid in cash on the same day of the tournament.