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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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.