Attention all English Juniors

December 5, 2017 Webblie 0

Hastings Congress is offering a number of bursaries to help with Masters entry fees for English Juniors.  These are available thanks to the generosity of the John Robinson Youth Chess Trust. Applicants must be under 18 on the 28th December 2017.     Hastings has always […]

Countdown to Hastings …

November 24, 2017 Webblie 0

The 93rd Tradewise Hastings International Chess Congress will open on 28th December 2017 at Horntye Park, Hastings. The opening ceremony will be attended by Cllr. Peter Chowney, Leader of Hastings Borough Council and Cllr. Judy Rogers, Right Worshipful the Mayor of Hastings.   The Masters sees […]

Not long to go …

November 1, 2017 Webblie 0

Not long to go now before the opening of the Tradewise 93rd Hastings International Chess Congress, and the organisers are busy making sure that they are ready to welcome players from near and far to Horntye Park.   Grandmaster Deep Sengupta (IND, pictured) is returning to […]

RIP Vladimir Prosviriakov

June 29, 2017 Webblie 0

It was with great sadness that we heard today of the death of one of the Hastings Congress’ very regular players, International Master Vladimir Prosviriakov. Originally from the Ukraine, he latterly played for the USA. He played in the Masters last year, and will be […]

Weekend Tournament entry details

June 29, 2017 Webblie 0

Your attention is drawn to the prize list for the Weekend Congress Intermediate Tournament. The Grading Prize of £50 will be awarded for players below ECF 145. This appeared as ECF 160 in some printed entry forms already distributed; however, we confirm that the correct […]

Sunday Times Online – Chess Competition No. 1066

June 8, 2017 Webblie 0

Your attention is drawn to Grandmaster Raymond Keene’s Sunday Times on-line Chess Competition No.1066 which will appear this coming Sunday 11th June. To celebrate the link with Hastings, a special prize will be offered.  In addition to the regular £20 prize, the winner will receive […]

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