The following congresses are held in Dorset on a regular basis
|Sept/Oct||Dorset Blitz||Furzebrook near Wareham|
The Dorset Closed has eligiblity requirements but the other 3 are open tournaments.
In addition we hold junior chess congresses. These are covered and reported under “Junior Chess” on the main menu.
Martin Simons is exploring running another Dorset Grand, possibly in 2020 in Bournemouth. This used to be a summer open tournament but the holding of it was interrupted when Martin Simons and Ian Clark brought the highly successful British Championship to Bournemouth in 2016.