2021 Event in Planning

We're in the early phases of planning for a 2021 event. The intention for this year is to hold the event on 23 and 24 October in a more affordable venue. Click below for more details and watch this space for updates.

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 four sections: Open, Major (u170), Intermediate (u140) and Minor (u110) 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.