Richard Sharp Sir Francis Drake Thomas Hardy W. G. Grace
CHESS IN THE WEST
West of England Chess Union
Joel Garner, Ian Botham, Vivian Richards Malcolm Marshall William Golding Cary Grant
1st Cornwall Autumn Congress

We are delighted to announce that entries are now being accepted for the 1st Cornwall Autumn Congress which will be held in the ballroom of the Queen's Hotel, Penzance from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th October 2022.

  • Open, Under 1975, Under 1750 and under 1550 sections
  • 5 round Swiss. 75 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Total prize fund: £2,000
  • Full details with link to online entry form and brochure

    54th Torbay Congress
  • 3rd June to 5th June 2022
  • TLH Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5JS. Tel. 01803 400400
  • Open, Major (under 1950), Intermediate (under 1750), Minor (under 1500)
  • 5 round Swiss. Fri 1900. Sat and Sun 1000 and 1500.
  • Rate of play: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Further information along with entry forms can be found at the congress website.

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    Last updated 24/6/2022

  • Calendar
    2022
    Oct 1 (Sat)
    Peter & Peggy Clarke Memorial Rapidplay
  • Parkhouse Centre Bude
  • Open, Under 1750
  • Improved prize fund
  • Online entry at http://congress.org.uk/congress/191/enter
  • Link to detailed information to follow
  • Oct 14 (Fri)
    3 days
    1st Cornwall Autumn Congress
  • Queen's Hotel, The Promenade, TR18 4HG, Penzance
  • Open, Major (under 1975), Intermediate (under 1750), Minor (under 1550)
  • 5 round Swiss. Fri 1900. Sat and Sun 1000 and 1430.
  • Rate of play: 75 minutes + 30 seconds per move.
  • Total prize fund: £2,000
  • Further information along with entry forms can be found at the congress website
  • Nov 18 (Fri)
    3 days
    Torbay Congress
  • TLH Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5JS. Tel. 01803 400400
  • Open, Major (under 1950), Intermediate (under 1750), Minor (under 1500)
  • 5 round Swiss. Fri 1900. Sat and Sun 1000 and 1500.
  • Rate of play: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increments.
  • Further information along with entry forms can be found at the congress website.
  • 2023
    Feb 4 (Sat)
    2 days
    Kidlington Congress
    "... we have booked our usual venue, Exeter Hall.
    Further information about next year’s event will be posted when confirmed, and full details along with entry forms will be available later in the year."
    Congress website