Wow, we're full !!

The 2022 congress will take place on 15 and 16 October and we are currently full. It's possible that we'll have some withdrawals, and we'll reopen the system for entries if that happens.

You can check the entrants list here.

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 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.

Increased Capacity, 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.