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Chess.com Isle of Man International Chess Tournament

Attracting some of the world's best chess players!

The 2018 Chess.com 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

Other Information

The lead-in price quoted for this offer is per person, based on two adult foot passengers sailing from Liverpool on the 20th October 2018, staying at the Trevelyan Hotel for eight nights, and was correct as at 11th July 2018.

This package is operated by Visit IOM.  When making a booking you are accepting our Terms & Conditions of business.

Please note that some activities are subject to availability and should be reserved in advance by contacting the event organisers.

There are additional special terms which apply to this holiday.  By making a booking, you agree that you accept all of these terms:

  • Full payment for your travel arrangements is required at the time of booking.  Once booked, the travel costs are entirely non-refundable.
  • If you need to make any changes to your travel arrangements, please contact us and we will do our best to assist.  However in many cases changes may not be permitted, and any changes which can be made are likely to incur extra costs.
  • The quoted package prices do not include transfers between the ferry terminal, Ronaldsway Airport and your accommodation.  Douglas is around 20 minutes by taxi from the airport and around 7 minutes by taxi from the ferry terminal. A bus service also runs between the airport and Douglas town centre. Private taxi transfers can be added during the booking flow.
  • The cost of this break does not include travel insurance, however comprehensive travel insurance is recommended.  If you need to arrange travel insurance please contact us.
  • If you intend to travel with sporting equipment of any kind, please call us on 01624 654654 before making a booking, so that we can check with the relevant carrier whether space is available and whether any additional costs would apply.

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