Travel Info


Crete is among the Top 5 European touristic destinations. A large island that can combine beautiful sun and splendid beaches, gastronomy perfection and spiritual experiences due to its enormous historical background.
Crete has always been a chess destination and nowadays high quality open tournaments, GM/IM round robin tournaments and of the highest quality training camps are organized in perfect conditions.
Crete’s main asset remain its people; from the organizing committee till the people in the street you will find a land of hospitality in which you will return again and again!!


Heraklion (HER) airport is the only one really convinient. Chania airport is not advisable for going to Heraklion, Hersonissos, Anogia and Agios Nikolaos. Excellent connection with direct flights with many european cities like Paris, Amsterdam, London, Moscow, Frankfurt and of course Athens and Thessaloniki.
Distances from the airport:
Heraklion 5 km,
Hersonissos (25km),
Anogia (40km),
Agios Nikolaos (63km).