Planning for 2024?

The 2024 event is booked for 19 & 20 October. We will open for entries around the time of the British Chess Championships, in late July or early August.

If you would like to recieve an email from us when we open for entries, you can join our mailing list via 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 (u1900), Inter (u1700) and Minor (u1500)

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

Great 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 nearby.

You will need to display a permit in your vehicle. Entrants will be sent details of how to print their own permit or will be able to obtain one at the event.

Great Chess, Superb Playing Conditions and a 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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