HOTEL MANGALAN La Manga Spain
Hotel Mangalan La Manga del Mar Spain Adult Only 16+. A uniquely positioned and highly rated Adult Only 4 star hotel, sitting between the Mediterranean and the Mar Menor. With spa facilities and swimming pools on site and a great position with shops, bars and restaurants close to the hotel. The playing venue available to us, offers stunning sea views across both the Mediterranean and the Lagoon. Just 25 minutes from Murcia airport and 5 minutes to the famous La Manga Golf Club. All standard bedrooms are a good size and with sea view balconies, free to use fridge, safe and tea/coffee facilities.
Chess CONGRESS PROGRAMME
Thursday - Welcome Meeting/Drinks 6.00pm Friday - 10.00am Round One 3.00pm Grandmaster Activity Saturday - 10.00am Round Two 3.00pm Round Three Sunday - Free Day Monday - 10.00am Round Four 3.00pm Grandmaster Simul Tuesday - 10.00am Round Five 3.00pm Round Six Wednesday - 10.00am Round Seven 8.00pm Closing Drinks/Dinner/Presentation.
The centrepiece of the week will be a seven round FIDE rated (and ECF graded) Swiss tournament. Two half-point byes can be taken in any of the first six rounds. The time limit will be all moves in 90 minutes with 30 seconds increment per move from move 1. Although there will be no cash prizes, suitable awards will be made at the closing dinner to recognise a range of achievements during the week. One of the big attractions of the week is that a Grandmaster Keith Arkell will be on hand will be on hand throughout the week to offer post mortem analysis after each round and for other activities such as simuls during the week. Partners, spouses, families and friends are all welcome as well (but please note that the Hotel Mangalan is an adults only (16+) hotel) and plenty of flexibility has been built into the programme to allow lots of time for non-chess activities.
Please refer to the 4NCL website www.4ncl.co.uk for detailed congress information, terms and conditions.
- 11th October 2018
- 4 STAR FULL BOARD
- 7 nights £489pp
- Double for sole use £12.99pn
- All rooms side sea view