San Remo Chess

Take the Challenge in San Remo! The City of Flowers will host the Chess Festival with an open chess tournament. - THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, THE DATE WILL BE SOON COMMUNICATED

San Remo is a city that can boast an exceptional title in the chess world, having hosted a world championship in 1930 that became legendary with the victory of Alexander Alekihne.
The “San Remo Chess” festival marks the return of an international level chess tournament in the City of Flowers after many years, with the ambition to become a point of reference for all the Italian and Foreign passionates.
The organization is held by the Circolo Scacchistico Imperiese (the Imperia Chess Club), a prestigious collaboration that has organized the longest running national level tournament: the International Chess Festival of Imperia has in fact reached its 58nd edition in 2016.
Nyala Wonder Travel, strong of its decennial experience, takes care of the hospitality towards all the participants and the promotion and the communication of the event outside the traditional chess environment.

Who we are

Chess Festival of San Remo

organized by
Circolo Scacchistico Imperiese
Nyala Wonder Travel dmc

Alexander Alekine confirmed his title of world champion in a tournament that became legend, beating all the greatest champions of the period.

 The 4-star hotel is the official seat of the SAN REMO CHESS 2016 and will welcome all the participants in a friendly atmosphere.


SanremoThe City of Flowers, renowned for its exceptionally mild climate, will host the international Chess Festival  SAN REMO CHESS 2016.



from our Press Office

If you’re a passionate about chess, keep yourself constantly informed about the latest news about our tournament through our press office.



Rules and Program

To partecipate to the San Remo chess tournament please read the rules and the program.



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