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.
C Murphy needs ½ to draw today for a 9 round norm or to beat a 2246 opponent tomorrow or draw today and tomorrow for a 10 round norm. V Stefansson needs 1½/2 with a 2396 opponent tomorrow or 2/2 with a 1956 tomorrow for […]