Four share first at the end of R7 …

January 4, 2016 Webblie 0

— by Mark Jordan with additional material from Pam Thomas and Alex McFarlane | games annotated by IM Jack Rudd | photos by Brendan O’Gorman The weather was not helpful on Sunday and there were a few transport problems but the chess continues and the […]

Norm possibilities

January 4, 2016 Webblie 0

[subject to confirmation] GM Norms Gabor Nagi requires 2/2 with 2438 player in rd 9 CRG Krishna requires 2/2 with 2501 player in rd 9 IM Norms Peter Batchelor requires a titled player + 1/2 v 2413 player, 1½/2 v 2044 or 2/2 v 1558 […]

All change at Hastings

January 3, 2016 Webblie 0

— from Mark Jordan Where there was one, now there are three! GM Vakhidov 2546, who had usurped the previous leader GM Mista 2567 on the previous day, was only able to hold his sole first place for a single night before facing tournament favourite, […]

Vakhidov seizes the lead going into Round 6!

January 2, 2016 Webblie 0

— from Mark Jordan New Year’s Day dawned on a dry but rather colder Hastings as the Congress moved in to the fifth day with some exciting chess in prospect. A few travel problems meant that one or two players had to withdraw which was very […]

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