Caplin 95th Hastings International Chess Congress

November 11, 2019 Webblie 0

The Caplin 95th Hastings International Chess Congress will take place from Saturday 28th December 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020 at Horntye Park Sports Complex Bohemia Road, Hastings TN34 1EX. The Congress is delighted to have a new sponsor – Caplin Systems. The company is […]

David Welch RIP

November 9, 2019 Webblie 0

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of David Welch. He was a key member of Hastings Chess Congress for many years, and remained a member of the Congress Committee long after he suffered a stroke while in Gibraltar two and […]

List of byes

September 5, 2019 Webblie 0

A list of byes recorded so far will appear over the coming weekend (7th/8th September) – thank you for your patience … [image from slate.com]

Happy Birthday Leonard Barden

August 19, 2019 Webblie 0

Caplin Hastings International Chess Congress sends many congratulations to Leonard Barden on his 90th birthday. Leonard is a wonderful chess correspondent and has been a stalwart supporter of the Hastings Congress. His support and encouragement has been much appreciated by players and organisers alike. Have […]

1919 Hastings Victory Congress

August 12, 2019 Webblie 0

At the time of the signing of the Armistice at Versailles on 11th November 1918, the Hastings Chess Club Committee took the decision to hold a Victory Congress in Hastings as early as possible.  There would be six prizes from £100 – £15 for the […]

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