AXAL Chess Circuit will pass through Faro and Olhão until the end of June

Spaces for entertainment, leisure and restaurants in Faro and Olhão will receive the "I AXAL Chess Circuit", a […]

Spaces for entertainment, leisure and restaurants in Faro and Olhão will host the “I AXAL Chess Circuit”, an initiative commemorating the 7th anniversary of the Algarve Chess Academy (AXAL) in May and June. In this context, five semi-fast tournaments will be promoted, the first of which is tomorrow, Saturday, AXAL's birthday, at Café-bar Trickshot, in Faro.

On May 25th there is a new tournament at Jardim da Alameda João de Deus, in Faro, followed by the tasting that will be held on June 8 at the Snack-Bar/Restaurant «O Seu Café», also in the Algarve capital.

The last test in Faro takes place on the 15th of June at the Bar/Restaurant «O Castelo», in Vila-Adentro, in Cidade Velha, following the initiative to Olhão, where the last semi-fast tournament will be held, on the 29th of June, at the Ria Shopping Mall . There will be prizes for each of the tournaments and for the final classification of the Circuit.

Entries are open to affiliated and unaffiliated players of any age and will cost 5 euros (over 18 years of age), 2,5 euros (under 18 years of age and veterans +65 years of age) and free for children under 10 and AXAL members. For registration and regulation, consult the AXAL website.

According to AXAL, the objective of this event is to "promote the sport in public spaces, and/or local commerce, create spaces for interaction between practitioners of the sport and some competitive framework for them, as well as attract new practitioners to the sport" .

«All starting points to reactivate a scenario of regular practice of the activity, once with hundreds of practitioners in the region, and now reduced to 3 federated clubs throughout the Algarve», illustrated the association. The event has the partnership of Rádio Universitária do Algarve RUA FM and the establishments where the different competitions take place.