Final round up – from Pam Thomas

January 6, 2018 Webblie 0

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 […]

FIDE-rated Blitz report

January 5, 2018 Webblie 0

Congratulations to GM Alexandr Fier for an amazing 100% against a strong field.  His partner Nino Maisuradze came joint first of the ladies with Hastings local Rasa Norinkeviciute on 5 points. 10 year old Dev Shah from India made an amazing +2.88 x20 on his […]

Christmas Morning and Afternoon results

January 2, 2018 Webblie 0

CHRISTMAS MORNING (4 rounds) Section A results 1= Tserendorj Batsaikhan (MON), Helge Hjort 3.5/4 3= Jacob Boswell (ENG), Ian Deswarte 3/4 Grading Prize – Shreyas Royal, Nigel Dennis (Henley on Thames), Nicholas Mahoney (Doncaster), Reinhard Schmerwitz (GER), Marc Bryant (Hastings & St. Leonards) 2 Section […]

New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2018 Webblie 0

We had a Blitz tournament to kill time before the festivities, and although there were no prizes it was hard-fought. A deserving winner, with 100%, was Mikael Rolvag from Norway, a frequent visitor to The Stag Inn folk music sessions along with arbiter Lara Barnes. […]

Happy New Year

December 31, 2017 Webblie 0

New Year Greetings to all chess friends from Hastings International Chess Congress …

Pairs – results

December 31, 2017 Webblie 0

Herewith, the final rankings in the Pairs competition from Lara Barnes. The teams in the blue rows all came joint first, but other prizes are indicated further down in other colours … […]

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