Happy Birthday Leonard Barden

August 19, 2019 Webblie 0

Caplin Hastings International Chess Congress sends many congratulations to Leonard Barden on his 90th birthday. Leonard is a wonderful chess correspondent and has been a stalwart supporter of the Hastings Congress. His support and encouragement has been much appreciated by players and organisers alike. Have […]

1919 Hastings Victory Congress

August 12, 2019 Webblie 0

At the time of the signing of the Armistice at Versailles on 11th November 1918, the Hastings Chess Club Committee took the decision to hold a Victory Congress in Hastings as early as possible.  There would be six prizes from £100 – £15 for the […]