The Polar Capital Jersey International Chess Tournament 2016

This year’s event takes place from Sunday 10th – Saturday 16th April, at Hotel Ambassadeur, St Clement Bay, Jersey. 

There are two sections – The Open and The Holiday plus, The Nautilus Jersey Blitz Championship. Grandmaster's Simon Williams, Mark Hebden, Tiger Hillarp Persson and Jovanka Houska WGM and IM confirmed. Chief Arbiter: Adam Raoof (IA). 

ACCOMMODATION Hotel Ambassadeur, St Clement Bay, Jersey, JE2 6SB Special Rates have been negotiated with Hotel Ambassadeur The B&B rate £30 per person per night based on 2 sharing Single Rooms £36 per night Double for single occupancy £42 per night Half board supplement £9.00 and must be pre-booked Family rooms are available and children from 2 years to 13 are half price. Children under 2 are free but cots are £4 per day. To book a room contact hotel direct on +44 1534 724455 

Please reserve accommodation by 27/03/2016 to avoid any rate increase. 

FLIGHTS Flights currently available via from as little as £73.00 return over tournament week subject to availability. Departing from London Gatwick to Jersey on Saturday 9th April at 07:10. Returning Sunday 17th from Jersey to London Gatwick at 13:45 (as at 05/03/16 – flights subject to availability). 

This is excellent value for a stay in the beautiful Island of Jersey whilst participating in The Polar Capital Jersey International Chess Tournament. The Island has lots to offer for visitors. Alongside the beautiful sandy beaches, cliff paths and coastal roads, there are various sites under Jersey Heritage of historical importance to explore. Please visit: to register or email for further details. Click on to see what Jersey can offer during your stay.

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