If there was one person that linked the chess festival and last weekend’s Gibtalks it was young Stephen A J Whatley.
The teen chess sensation pitted his skills against some of the top players in the world only to then talk of the injury that changed his life at Gibtalks on
The young man who beat his hero in the Gibraltar chess masters believes walking a few kilometres each day was key to taking the biggest win of his life.
Grand Master Vladislav Artemiev, who is ranked in the 41st in the world, pulled off his shock victory with a record 8
A total of 11 local young players participated in the Gibraltar Tradewise International Chess Festival.
Top player, Stephen Watley, who will feature in an article later this week, faced up to a long list of top chess stars from around the world in the Masters event.At Round 8 Artemiev Vladislav