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December 31, 2018 Webblie 0

The current leaders after three rounds in the 10-round Masters tournament are as follows — IM Martin Petrov (BUL), GM Jonathan Hawkins (ENG), GM Oleg Korneev (ESP), FM Jonah Willow (ENG), FM Conor Murphy (IRL), GM Daniel Gormally (ENG), FM Mark Lyell (ENG), Unnikrishnan Midhun […]

Round 1

December 29, 2018 Webblie 0

The Tradewise 94th Hastings International Chess Congress was opened today (28/12/18) by Cllr Peter Chowney, leader of Hastings Borough Council.  The opening was also attended by Mayor of Hastings Cllr Nigel Sinden. Congress Chairman Paul Smith introduced the guests, and Kevin Boorman and Trustees of […]

Grandmasters at Hastings

December 12, 2018 Webblie 0

Oleg Korneev became a Grandmaster in 1995. He currently represents Spain but was born in the Soviet Union in 1969. Included in his tournament successes he has had first-place finishes in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open and the Chigorin Memorial in St Petersburg. He has most recently […]

John Robinson Trust Award for juniors at Hastings

November 9, 2018 Webblie 0

Thanks to the generosity of the John Robinson Trust, Hastings Congress is pleased to announce that it will, once again, be able to award bursaries to English junior players in the Masters tournament.  As in previous years applications are invited, and the JRT grant will […]

Chess Archery

October 30, 2018 Webblie 0

The  3rd Chess Archery Challenge took place at Horntye Park Sports Complex, Hastings on Thursday 25th October. Two teams each comprising a chess player and four archers, all members of the Bayeux Bowmen, took part. Black Team Chess player:  Rasa Norinkeviciute – Lithuanian FIDE Woman […]

Online entry is now available

August 25, 2018 Webblie 0

Use the link in the menu bar above to enter, and the ‘Donate’ button to pay via PayPal with your PayPal account or with a credit/debit card if you wish to …  

Shreyas Royal – good news!

August 12, 2018 Webblie 0

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. 

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