March 2, 2021

The Carnival Blitz Tournament breaks records and has 600 registered


The Gran Canaria Carnival Blitz Tournament breaks registration records with 600 participants in the online event that will be held tomorrow (17.00 GMT) and in which its registration space is still open through the platform www.lichess.com.

The roster of players has the eighth best chess player in the world on the FIDE list, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, among the 37 Grandmasters who will take part in the tournament, which has a flash of up to 134 graduates in the dispute. In addition, the blitz has the representation of 56 different countries.

The best registered Spanish player is the young GM Jaime Santos Latasa, and the insular hope falls on the Gran Canaria FIDE Masters Omar García and Raul Pérez Guerra.

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