Isle of Man: Isle of Adventure
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Attracting some of the world's best chess players!

One of the world’s strongest open tournaments

The 2018 Isle of Man International will be held at the Villa Marina, Douglas from 20 to 28 October, sponsored by the Scheinberg family.


The Masters’ event will be a 9-round Swiss open with a prize fund of £137,500, including a first prize of £50,000, a second prize of £25,000, with four-figure prizes down to eleventh place. Seven women’s prizes totalling £15,750 will also be on offer.

Eight of the world’s top-12 players have committed to playing, amongst an expected field of 174 players.

The Villa Marina is also hosting the FIDE-rated Major and Minor events aimed at club players, scheduled for 22 to 28 October, with a prize fund of £6,500 and an expected field of around 70 players.

Full details can be found on the tournament website - Isle of Man International Chess

What's Included

  • Return sea or air travel
  • Accommodation of your choice