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 Norinkevicute – 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. 

The 94th HICC

August 12, 2018 Webblie 0

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 […]

International award for the chess congress Director

April 25, 2018 Webblie 0

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 […]

New players at Hastings from Asia!

January 9, 2018 Webblie 0

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. […]

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