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Thanet Chess Congress 2018

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

Re: Thanet Chess Congress 2018

Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:09 pm
by Roger de Coverly
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.

Congress of the Year 2018

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:48 pm
by Robert Page
Still plenty of time to enter the Congress of the Year 2018. Check out full details of the ECF awards at and the Thanet Congress site Free entry for GMs/IMs, only £5 for U16s.

Re: Thanet Chess Congress 2018

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:22 am
by John McKenna
Preliminary results are now on the website homepage -

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.