31 Oct and 1 Nov 2020

The 2019 event is now over. The dates for the 2020 event are as above, and you can find the results of the 2019 event at the link below.

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.

Great Venue

The Apex, close to the centre of the historic town of Bury St Edmunds, has proven to be an ideal venue since we moved here for the 2010 event.

The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD

Car Parking

Drivers are recommended to use the St Andrews long stay car park, between Parkway and St Andrews Street North, IP33 1TZ.

The RingGo (cashless parking) location code is 4486.

Great Chess, Wonderful Venue, Beautiful Town

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