LEÇA CHESS OPEN 2022 edition is now finished.

We feel we all had a great chess moment, in this 6 day/9 round event, involving 131 players from 23 counties, in this beautiful villlage of Leça da Palmeira, where the sun shines almost every day and the ocean is a permanent company.

We would like to thank the following entities/persons, without whom this Tournament would not be possible:

  • all the PLAYERS and their families that have decided to join this event, whose presence made up the true soul of this tournament;
  • all STAFF members, for their daily dedication and commitment to the event;
  • to the ARBITRATION team members, for their excelent performance;
  • to the PUBLIC ENTITIES that gave their collaboration and support since the beginning:
    • Matosinhos City Hall
    • Matosinhos Sport
    • Parish Council of Matosinhos and Leça da Palmeira
    • Eng. Fernando Pinto de Oliveira Scholl Grouping
    • Portuguese Chess Federation
    • Porto Chess Association
  • to the PRIVATE ENTITIES that gave their contribution:
    • Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A.
    • Ladeiras & Machado, Lda
    • Mundestra, Lda
  • and to all other entities/persons that, either directly or indirectly, by means of their supplies and/or services performed, or by their informal aid, have contributed, with their important role, to the success of this Tournament.

Our THANK YOU to ALL, for your presence, support and collaboration! We are now looking forward to receiving you all in the next LEÇA CHESS OPEN 2023 Edition!

The Tournament Director,
Raul Silva

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