55th Hull Chess Congress
The 55th  Hull chess congress will be held on the 2nd 3rd 4th November 2018.

The Congress this year will be held at the Hymers College Hymers Avenue Hull HU3 1LW.


Holiday Inn Express.

Hull Travel Lodge.

Campanile Hotel and Restaurant.

Guest Houses.

The Earlsmere Guest House (76-78 Sunny Bank HU3 1LQ (01482 341977)

The Trees Guest House (132 Sunny Bank Hull HU3 1LE (01482 448822)

Westfield House (Salisbury Street Hull HU5 3EU (01482 346330)

Please see our dedicated local tourist board website which will assist with accommodation - Assist with Accommodation

R.P. Ross Open open to all, John Lawson Major under 166, Haworth Computers Intermediate under 141, Edward Starkey Minor under 116. The rates of play will be 100 minutes (1hr 40 mins) each per game until the  flag falls. 1st prize £350; 2nd prize £200; 3rd prize £100; plus grading prizes. The new ECF August 2018 grades will be used - ungraded players unable to provide a true indication of their playing strength may play only in the open section. players are entitled to request a half point bye before the start of the tournament. Except the Last Round. Entry Fees Adults £37.50 (ECF Silver or above) £30 Juniors £15

Please send your completed entry form & cheque to Steve King (Contact Details Below): Entry List

Contact Steve King
Tel: 01482 801550
email Hull Congress

The Bookstall over the weekend will be supplied by Chess Direct



Notification Board

For Sale

To celebrate the visit of GM Michael Adams (see posters opposite) to Hull in June, Roger Noble has designed and produced a print (approved by Michael Adams). These will be signed by Michael Adams and are available from Roger direct (

The costs are:
A3 Framed £20
A3 unframed £12
A4 unframed £5

Player Resources

The following links provides direct access to all the information local players need to know during the season.

Winter League Fixtures

The Rules of Chess

LMS User Guide for Team Captains & Club Representatives

HDCA Rules

HDCA Constitution

HDCA 18-19 Handbook

HDCA 18-19 Grades

Results and up to date grades can be found on the YCA Chessnuts web site "to" Currently, results and up to date grades can be found on the YCA Chessnuts web site. From July 2018, please refer to LMS for results and to the ECF Grading site for the latest grades.

Newsletters on the current season can be found here.