HICC cancellation notice

September 29, 2020 Webblie 0

After due deliberation by the Chairman, organisers and sponsors, it is with great regret that we confirm the Caplin Hastings International Chess Congress  2020-2021 will not take place. In view of the increase in the spread of Covid-19, it has been decided that the risk […]

RIP John Calvert

September 1, 2020 Webblie 0

We were also saddened to hear that John Calvert had died. He was a regular at Hastings for many years and a familiar face at many other events. He was born in Hampshire but moved to Nottingham and lived initially with a Polish family. It […]

RIP GM Miron Sher 1952 – 2020

September 1, 2020 Webblie 0

We were saddened to hear of the death of Grandmaster Miron Sher. He was born in Ukraine, at that time part of the USSR, and became a strong player and trainer from a young age. He was coach to the Russian team from 1981-1985. He […]