Hastings Congress 2016 / 2017

The TRADEWISE 92nd Hastings International Chess Congress will take place at Horntye Park Sports Complex from 28th December 2016 – 5th January 2017 and will be held in memory of Con Power, Director of the Congress for many years.

The event will be sponsored by Tradewise Insurance Services and co-sponsored by Hastings Borough Council.   Further support is given by English Chess Federation, White Rock Hotel, Lansdowne Hotel and KC Computers.

Tournaments will include Masters, Christmas, New Year Morning and Afternoon and the 34th Weekend Congress.  The nine-round Masters will provide opportunities to qualify for titles and for the FIDE rating list.  The Weekend Major section will be FIDE rated. The entry form is currently being prepared and will be available in printed and on-line form by mid-July.  Entries will be shown on the website from October.

In the meantime any enquiries should be addressed to Congress Director Alan Hustwayte Email: alan.b.hustwayte@tesco.net   Tel: 01424 443300 or to PR Officer Pam Thomas Email: pae123@aol.com Tel: 01424 445348.