With 12 teams and 48 players from 15 different countries registered, the Malta Team Chess League, sponsored by Fantasy Tours, promises to be another exciting contest.

Among those taking part are Grand Master Bartolomej Heberla – winner of the Malta Open 2012 – and ex-Malta champions Stefan Camilleri and Peter Sammut Briffa.

Six new teams have entered the league, recruiting quality players and seemingly ready to mount a stern challenge to the other teams, most of which have also strengthened their line-ups.

Play commences today week at Stella Maris College, Gżira. The competition, spanning seven Sundays, comes to a close on June 2.

The teams taking part are GM Squad, Blunder Busters, Pawnder, Black Tigers, Occam’s Razor, Surrealists, Jupon, Chessperanto, Immortals, King’s Bait, Persuaders and Golden Fish.

One may obtain more details by phoning 7905-0843.

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