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Panchanathan wins, but chess congress faces having to find new venue

Hastings International Chess Congress went well under its new sponsor, with the added bonus of a clear winner in the Masters – India’s Magesh Chandran Panchanathan. But a shadow hangs over its future as it faces the prospect of having to find a new venue for future editions. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Brendan O’Gorman.

Posted 10:24 Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 In: Sport Tags: Chris Ward David Howell Gergely Kantor Hastings International Chess Congress Jack Rudd John Ashworth Mate Bagi Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Panchanathan Richard Bates Sengupta Simon Williams Stany Vaishali van den Doel

Fresh lease of life for Hastings’ prestigious chess tournament

After six rounds of the Masters tournament at Hastings International Chess Congress, Indian Grandmaster Magesh Chandran Panchanathan is in the sole lead. The tournament is enjoying a fresh lease of life with a new sponsor and a big increase in the number of participants. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Brendan O’Gorman.

Posted 17:09 Friday, Jan 3, 2020 In: Sport Tags: chess David Howell Nick Terdre Panchanathan Magesh Chandran

Six-way tie for chess trophy

Six players shared first place in the Masters tournament at Hastings International Chess Congress, after a draw dashed Danny Gormally’s hopes of running out sole winner. Meanwhile the Horntye trustees have confirmed that the venue will remain available for the town’s prestigious chess event for the indefinite future. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Matthew Carr.

Posted 13:35 Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 In: Sport Tags: Alexander Cherniaev Chris Ward David Howell Hastings Borough Council Hastings International Chess Congress Horntye Jacob Boswell Jonah Willow Koen Leenhouts Martin Petrov Mason Woodhams Nigel Sinden Oleg Korneev PU Midhun Wayne Bradshaw

Chess tourney another success for Hastings

There was Chinese victory in the Masters tournament of the Hastings International Chess Congress this week, but the congress, now waiting to see how its council grant holds up in the coming settlement, is itself a victory for the town. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:42 Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 In: Sport Tags: Alan Roberts Alexandr Fier Alexsander Mista Con Power David Howell Dominic Lawson Gudmundur Kjartansson Hastings International Chess Congress Horntye Jeremy Birch Jun Zhao Kyrkjebø family Lara Barnes Luke McShane Maxim Rodshtein Michael Adams Nigel Short Nino Maisuradze Pam Thomas Tereza Olsarova Theodore Slade
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