Con Power remembered

May 10, 2016 Pam 0

Con Power was one of the unsung heroes of British Chess but as Director of the world’s oldest chess event he devoted hours of time and effort to keeping the Congress alive and maintaining its reputation as one of the major international chess events. Con […]

Hastings chess loses a great friend

May 8, 2016 Pam 0

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Con Power, Director of Hastings International Chess Congress from 1983 – 2015.  Con had been ill for some time and faced this with considerable courage and dignity.  He died at home two days ago […]

Junior Chess Workshop opportunity

December 30, 2015 Pam 0

Thanks to the new sponsorship from Tradewise Insurance Services, Grandmaster Chris Ward will hold a Junior Chess Workshop at Horntye Park Sports Complex on Monday, 4th January, from approximately 10.30am – 1.30pm. To anyone planning to attend, Chris suggests that you come armed with scoresheets […]

Travel to Hastings – an update

December 20, 2015 Pam 0

I am grateful to learn that things are not so bad on the Hastings line over the period from 24th December 2015 – 3rd January 2016. There will be a direct service to Hastings from London Blackfriars station taking roughly the same time as the […]

Hastings travel arrangements

December 19, 2015 Pam 0

Southeastern Railways have announced major travel alterations from 24th December 2015 to 3rd January 2016 inclusive.  These alterations are due to engineering works and will mean that there are no services from Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge or Cannon Street to Hastings.  It would […]

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