HICC in the news …

January 3, 2015 Webblie 0

The Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/02/in-praise-of-hastings-chess-congress The Telegraph – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/chess/11322043/Glenn-Flear-shows-no-fear-against-top-seed-Maxim-Rodshtein-at-Hastings-Chess-Congress.html … Now read on …

Round 4 report

January 2, 2015 Webblie 0

Possibly under the influence of their New Year’s Celebrations, the games were shorter today, but still hard-fought. On board 1 the game Zhao – Lagarde was highly complex. Black went badly wrong. At one stage he had a complex fantasy variation which Chris Ward explained, […]

Round 3 report

January 1, 2015 Webblie 0

Most games were quite long today. Perhaps people felt they should give it their all in the last game of the year. This was the last round players from the bottom half of the pairings expect to be chopped up by the Accelerated Swiss System. […]


December 31, 2014 Pam 0

Hastings International Chess congress wishes all participants and chess friends a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year.

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