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Chess marathon at the CCCB

Under-18 tournament and simultaneous matches with chess Grandmaster Sabrina Vega

Courses and workshops

Free with pre-booking

Do you like chess? The Pati de les Dones courtyard is hosting a chess marathon, a celebration of the ultimate brain sport. Whether you’re a player or a fan, we invite you to the CCCB to put your brain to the test. In the morning you can take part in the under-18 chess tournament, and in the afternoon we’re organizing simultaneous matches, where you can compete against one of the leading female players of the moment, Sabrina Vega.

Participation in the chess marathon, organized in the framework of the exhibition "Brain(s)", is free subject to prior reservation and places are limited. It is aimed at everyone, players and fans, whether you are federated or not.

In the morning, starting at 10:30, an under-18 chess tournament will take place. Everyone registered plus two accompanying people will have free admission to the CCCB’s exhibition Brain(s).

As for the prizes, the champion and runner-up in each category will win the right to take part in the simultaneous games against Sabrina Vega (MI and WGM), also on 8 October, at 17:00. The winner of the under-12 tournament will take away a trophy, the book Comerse el tarro by Minhós Martins, Madalena Matoso and Maria Manuel, and a place in “Cajalidades” a workshop for the whole family. And the champion of the under-18 tournament will win a trophy and Matteo Farinella’s book Neurocomic, as well as a Friend of the CCCB card.

At 17:00, a 20-board simultaneous display, or simul, will take place. The Grand Master Sabrina Vega, a Spanish national team player, eight times Spanish champion and European silver medal-winner in 2016, will play against 20 opponents at once. During the simul, she will go from board to board until all the matches are finished.

Organised with the collaboration of: Federació Catalana d’Escacs.


Participants: Sabrina Vega

This activity is part of Brain(s)

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