Tag Archives: Hastings

Hastings Congress in pictures

Hastings Congress in pictures

Posted on 31st December 2013

British Chess Magazine (together with our erstwhile staff photographer) visited the 89th Hastings International Congress, Horntye Park, Hastings for the opening day. Our thanks go to Pam Thomas, Con Power, Lara Barnes, Alex McFarlane, David …

Hastings (7) – Three tied at top with three rounds to go — !

Hastings (7) – Three tied at top with three rounds to go — !

Posted on 3rd January 2013

The round opened with seven players still undefeated. It turned-out to be a black day for the Whites, ‘Your Aged Editor’ having to run his thumb down the charts as far as board 13 before …

Hastings (6). Three way tie as the leader stumbles

Hastings (6). Three way tie as the leader stumbles

Posted on 2nd January 2013

The lead changes hands, the going gets tough, now tougher still. Still, what can you do? The Hastings spectators enjoyed themselves and that’s important. Opposite coloured bishops on board 2, surely that means a draw? …

Hastings (3) – Sussex History – tradition and cold weather equals chess

Hastings (3) – Sussex History – tradition and cold weather equals chess

Posted on 31st December 2012

The Eighty-eighth Hastings & St Leonards International Congress is now underway. Round four is taking place as I type these exciting lines. Several upsets in the opening rounds. G Kjartansson (ISL), S Sulskis (LTU), D …

Counting Down to Hastings

Counting Down to Hastings

Posted on 27th December 2012

Hastings and St Leonards 88th International Congress opens on Friday 28th December and runs until 6th January. Sections for all standards. Entries still being taken, pae123@aol.com. Commentary by Grandmaster Chris Ward. Entry to watch and …