Join the Reserves

Having opened for entries in mid August, the new smaller venue is already at 100% capacity.

There are usually a handful of withdrawals, and this year we expect rather more due to factors related to Covid.

So we're still accepting entries, but for now these will be added to a reserve list and will be contacted if a place becomes available for them.

About the Bury St Edmunds Chess Congress

An English Chess Federation Grand Prix event and an East Anglian Grand Prix event.

Five Round Swiss

A five round Swiss Tournament in three sections: Open, Major (u1900) and Minor (u1600) sections.

The rate of play will be: All moves in 90 minutes plus a 15 second increment per move from move one.

New Venue

The Moreton Hall Community Centre, home of the Bury St Edmunds Chess Club, is easily accessible from junction 44 or 45 of the A14.

Moreton Hall Community Centre, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk, IP32 7EE

Car Parking

There is free parking at the venue, with additional spaces just over the road.

You may be required to put something in your windshield to allow you to park all day (it's otherwise limited to three hours).
Details TBC.

New Venue, Same Great Chess and Beautiful Town

In addition to enjoying the chess, we want you to have a good time away from the board too.

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