Excellent news – Shreyas Royal will be able to remain in England. He played so well at Hastings last year and we hope he will be back again. He is indeed a tremendous asset to English chess and we wish him well for the future.
The 94th Tradewise Hastings International Chess Congress will take place at Horntye Park Sports Complex in Hastings from Friday 28th December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019. Once again we are extremely grateful to joint sponsors Tradewise Insurance Services and Hastings Borough Council. Thanks should […]
It was announced at the AGM of Hastings International Chess Congress held last Saturday that Congress Director Alan Hustwayte has been awarded the International Organiser title by FIDE, the world chess federation. The title is awarded to organisers of major international events, who have to […]
Hastings International Congress has had some very prestigious players from India in the past, some winning the event – like this year’s defending champion, GM Deep Sengupta, who has won twice in recent years or achieving title norms such as IM Srinath Narayanan in 2006. […]
Open 1= GM Mark Hebden (ENG), GM Jahongir Vakhidov 4.5/5 3 Ollie Willson (Hastings & St.Leonards) 4 Grading Prizes – Michael Ridge, Lucy Bennet-Stevens, Michael Hamilton 3 Intermediate 1 Laurence Butt (Eastbourne) 4.5 2= Keith Aitchison (Edinburgh), Geoffrey Bishop (Chislehurst) 4 Grading Prizes – Adrian […]
Morning SECTION A 1= Thomas Thorpe (Leamington Spa), Roger Hutchings (Burwash) 3.5/4 3= Tserendorj Batsaikhan (MON), Niloy Chakraborty (IND) 3 Grading shared – Chris Lake (Brighton), Brendan O’Gorman (London) 2 Morning SECTION B 1= Jan Petter Opedal (NOR), Phil Foley (Rainham) 3.5 3= Nicholas Mahoney (Newcastle), Marc […]
Hastings Congress final day provided entertainment up until the bitter end with several of the prizes unable to be determined until not too long before the closing reception. After a surprising setback at the start of the Masters, Indian grandmaster Deep Sengupta shared first prize […]