The Tradewise Gibraltar Open is considered one of the strongest open chess tournaments in the world. The 2017 tournament was held Jan. 24 through Feb. 2 with an exceptionally strong pool of chess players, including super Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana of St. Louis, as well as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura, Mickey Adams and many more. Not only is Gibraltar a strong tournament, but it is a great destination for chess players in the winter months. Also, as in previous years, the 2017 Gibraltar contest attracted the strongest female chess players in the world with one of the largest prize funds for the best female players, 15,000 GBP. The 2017 tournament drew lots of attention because of the field of players, the drama and the unlikely outcome of American GM Hikaru Nakamura, who …

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