2nd February 2018, 19:43
Levon Aronian of Armenia has been declared winner of the 2018 Masters Champion at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival. The tournament closed it sixteenth edition at the Caleta Hotel last night.
At the closing ceremony, Deputy Chief Minster, Joseph Garcia, thanked players for having chosen the tournament as, the best open tournament in the world. He also thanked, and paid tribute, to Brian Callaghan, who started the tournament, sixteen years ago; and to outgoing sponsor, Tradewise, for their support over the last eight years.