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Join Chess Moves 5 with Insight Cruises. Play, compete, and experience Cuba. Ports of call include Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Havana and Cienfuegos, Cuba; Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Georgetown, Cayman Islands.

CUBA • FEBRUARY 7th – 14th, 2018


Cuba. The name evokes a fabled past of tropical nights, cigars, rum and the magic of Havana. If you have been curious about this complex country and wished to get a direct understanding of Cuba, take your chess game on the road to Havana on Chess Moves 5. Join fellow chess fans and their friends as we visit Havana and Cienfuegos, Cuba; Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Georgetown, Cayman Islands.

Onboard Holland America’s ms Veendam, participate in a US Chess-sanctioned Swiss-style tournament and enjoy casual play. When we’re in port, you can explore Cuba’s art and architecture, experience Jamaica’s fiery cuisine, and encounter Cayman marine wildlife.

Join Chess Moves 5 on a winter getaway for great chess and Cuban adventure. Make your reservation today as this unforgettable adventure is limited to 40 people and will sell out!

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Cruise prices vary from $1,539 for an Interior Stateroom to $4,599 for a Neptune Suite, per person (pp) based on double occupancy. For detailed info and pictures of our ship, please visit the CABIN & SHIP INFO tab. For the cruise itinerary please review our SCHEDULE and/or MAP. Add’l pp fees: gov’t taxes and fees ($205), booking service fee ($99), tour leader fee ($70), and cruiseline gratuities ($13.50 per day); and for those taking our tournament there are two fees: tournament direction ($100) and the tournament entrarnce fee ($100). All prices and fees are detailed on the PRICING & TERMS tab. Use our PRICING CALCULATOR for a quick price quote.

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At right, Cuba’s José Raúl Capablanca was World Chamption from 1921–1927.

Capablanca World Champion

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