St Albans Chess Congress


The St Albans Congress will take place at St Columba's College, St Albans, on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March 2015.

It is a 5-round weekend Swiss comprising an Open and four graded sections to suit players of all playing strengths.

The venue has great facilities, including:
  • Spacious Playing Hall
  • Analysis Room.
  • Cafeteria offering a selection of cooked meals, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.
  • Free car park with over 200 spaces.
  • Road links to the A1(M), M1 and M25 motorways
  • Rail links via St Albans City station on Thameslink main line and St Albans Abbey Flyer to Watford Junction.

  • Enquiries

    Please, address all enquiries to Terry Douse:
    Telephone: 01727 751072
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Congress News

11/04/2014
Our report on the 2014 St Albans Chess Congress has now been published on this website. You can view it by clicking here.
07/04/2014
The Results, Standings and Cross Tables for the 2014 St Albans Congress are now posted on the Congress website. A full Congress Report will be published...
04/04/2014
Online entry to the 2014 St Albans Chess Congress is now closed. You can still enter the 2014 Congress by presenting yourself in person at the Control...
16/12/2013
The 2014 Congress is open for entries. You may enter online here.  In 2013, more than two thirds of the participants entered online, and we expect...
22/04/2013
The 2013 St Albans Congress took place on 13th and 14th April. Click here for a report on the Congress including photos. Click here for the...
10/02/2013
The 2013 St Albans Congress extends a warm welcome to ten players from Schaakclub de Uil, Hillegom, about 30 km south of Amsterdam. Last year the...
10/02/2013
The 2013 Congress is open for entries. You may enter online here.  In 2012, online entry was the most popular way of entering the congress....
14/04/2012
Dates for 2013 Congress We are delighted to announce that the 31st St Albans Congress will be held on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2013 - two...