Tuesday, December 25, 2007

The Battle of Hastings 1066

From one battle to another, The greatest chess tournament ever held was in Hastings during 1885. The 2007-08 Congress will take place between 28th December 2007 through to 6th January 2008. Visit the home page to see who is participating this year.

The Hastings congress has seen the likes of Albin, Schlecter, Janowski, Marco, Blackburne, Maroczy, Svhiffers, Gunsberg, Burn, Tinsley. Vergani, Steinitz, Tchigorin, Lasker, Pillsbury, Tarrasch, Mieses, Teichmann.

Also over the years all the world champions except Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov have played at Hastings.

(Update)January 2 2008, Apologies made by the organizers of the LIVE coverage of the tournament because of unforeseen problems.

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