● Hastings International Chess Congress is the World’s most historic chess event – one in which many World Champions have played. The late Russian grandmaster, David Bronstein, said that Hastings Congress had become an integral part of English heritage. This event provides an ideal opportunity […]
At this time of year, the organisers of Hastings International Chess Congress are usually busy preparing the entry form for the annual event which starts at the end of December. To enable this, a new lead sponsor is needed to replace the Tradewise Insurance Company, […]
The Congress ended yesterday with a 6-way tie for first place and a share of the £2000 prize 1= GM Oleg KORNEEV (ESP); GM Sarunas SULSKIS (LTU); GM Daniel GORMALLY (ENG); IM Martin PETROV (BUL); GM Alexander CHERNIAEV (RUS); FM Conor MURPHY (IRL) 7/9 7= […]
Alan Hustwayte (left) congratulates David Howell
C Murphy achieved a 9 round norm – a draw today will mean a 10 round norm is achieved. V Stefansson needs to win today for a 10 round norm.