Thanet Chess Congress 2018

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Robert Page
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Thanet Chess Congress 2018

Post by Robert Page » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:40 pm

The 49th Thanet Chess Congress will take place at St. George’s C of E Foundation School, Westwood Road, Broadstairs CT10 2LH from August 17-19. There are five sections and entry is once again free for GMs and IMs, and only £5 for U16s. Early booking is advised. For more details and online entry go to http://www.thanetchesscongress.co.uk

Roger de Coverly
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Re: Thanet Chess Congress 2018

Post by Roger de Coverly » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:09 pm

Robert Page wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:40 pm
Early booking is advised.
A couple of tips from previous years' experiences. If travelling by public transport, use Ramsgate station rather than Broadstairs because there's a frequent bus which passes through the nearby shopping mall. If travelling by car, beware the M25 and M20 on a summer Friday.

Robert Page
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Congress of the Year 2018

Post by Robert Page » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm

Still plenty of time to enter the Congress of the Year 2018. Check out full details of the ECF awards at www.englishchess.org.uk/awards-committee-report/ and the Thanet Congress site www.thanetchesscongress.co.uk. Free entry for GMs/IMs, only £5 for U16s.

John McKenna
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Re: Thanet Chess Congress 2018

Post by John McKenna » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:22 am

Preliminary results are now on the website homepage -

http://www.thanetchesscongress.co.uk/

Open Champion: IM Adam Hunt 1st prize 4/5

Kent Open Champ: Mikey Watson 2nd= 3.5/5

(No sign of Shreyas - he may be concentrating on junior international titles now!?)

Congratulations to organiser Andy Flood and arbiter Kevin Thurlow who hope to pull a 50th Thanet Congress out of the bag next year in Aug.
To find a for(u)m that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now. (Samuel Beckett)

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