Title Norm Possibilities

January 5, 2015 Webblie 0

Subject to confirmation the following norms are possible — GM Norms Gudmunder Kjartansson needs 2/2 v 2524 rated opponent in rd 9 Benjamin Glendura needs 1½/2 v 2596 or 2/2 v 2227 opponent in rd 9 Adam Hunt needs 1½/2 v 2660 or 2/2 v […]

Round 7 report

January 5, 2015 Webblie 0

The game between Mark Hebden and the tournament leader Zhao Jun was a spirited one, but ended in a fair enough draw. Thus the Chinese player remains a point ahead of the field. Maxim Rhodshtein against Keith Arkell. I would have thought 21 Qxc5 would […]

Round 6 report

January 4, 2015 Webblie 0

Since you are reading this, it is obvious I have succeeded in getting an internet connection at my hotel. It wasn’t easy though. I did not have access to Chris Ward’s commentaries. Zhao struck again, this time against Romain Edouard, and now has 6/6. White […]

Hastings Congress FIDE-rated Blitz Tournament

January 3, 2015 Pam 0

The Hastings Congress Blitz Tournament will take place this evening, 3rd January, at the White Rock Hotel. Play will start at 20.30. Tournament details are as follows and we give a link to the player list as at time of writing –http://chess-results.com/tnr157346.aspx?lan=1 Entry Fee: £2.00 […]

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