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Hastings Weekend Tournament Sept 23rd and 24th

Hastings Club Weekend Chess Tournament

September 23/ 24 2023

To be held at the Hastings and St. Leonards Chess Club 2 Cornwallis terrace Hastings TN34 1EB

For Players under 1850

Saturday 23 September

Round 1 10.00  Round 2 14.00  Round 3 18.00

Sunday 24 September

 Round 4 10.00 Round 5 14 00

This will be limited to approx. 24 players with free tea coffee and sandwiches

All players will need to be silver or gold members of the ECF

Entry fee  non club members £25

Hastings club members /juniors £15

Time control 1-hour 40mins +15sec a move

A ½ point bye may be requested in advance, except in round 5.


1st £125.   2nd £75.   3rd £50.

Grading prize for under 1650 £75

Entry to Marc Bryant at 2 Cornwallis terrace Hastings East Sussex TN34 1EB

Email bryant8830@yahoo.co.uk

Tel 01424 436313

Entry form

Name                                                                      Grade

Club                                                                        Phone number



Junior Club

The juniors club only meets in school term-time, For the autumn term 2023, we are open every Friday, 8 September to 15 December, except 27 October, which is the Autumn School Holiday.

Opening times.  The Juniors club meets on Friday evenings 5.00 till 6.45 p.m. in the lower playing room at 2 Cornwallis Terrace.

Our club for Juniors is run by our members Mark Brougham and Keith Hossack. All young persons aged five to eighteen are very welcome, and parents who wish to accompany their children are very welcome too. The Juniors club is for all ability levels: we are happy to teach beginners the moves, and we welcome all who enjoy playing chess, whether for fun or more competitively. And Hastings and St Leonards Chess Club has plenty of expert members who will be happy to give tips to any budding chess prodigies!

For further details please contact Keith Hossack at dialethe@yahoo.co.uk

Hastings and St Leonards Chess Club has an approved and rigorous safeguarding policy. 



Club Night

Friday night is Club Night!

Come and join us as we host our regular ‘friendly’ Club Night each Friday. We currently hold ‘friendly’ rapid-chess matches once a month, timed and/or with appropriate handicap measures agreed accordingly between opponents.

Open to members & non-members* from 6:30pm ’til 9:00pm every Friday night. Register before 6:45pm for 7:00pm start when matches are planned

*non-members may attend free of charge for three sessions before being invited to apply to become a member of the club.