The 89th Hastings International Chess Congress took place from 28th December 2013 to 5th January 2014 at Horntye Park Sports Complex, Bohemia Road, Hastings, United Kingdom.
The main event was the Masters Tournament with 94 participants from 24 federations. The event was completed over nine rounds of Swiss system with accelerated pairings.
GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2649, GM Khenkin Igor GER 2598, GM Ma Qun CHN 2595, GM Hebden Mark ENG 2560, IM Vakhidov Jahongir UZB 2452, IM Sarkar Justin USA 2425 and FM Radovanovic Jovica SRB 2339 shared the first place with 6,5/9 points each.
In the next group are GM Pert Nicholas ENG 2554, GM Gordon Stephen ENG 2519, IM Hawkins Jonathan ENG 2512, GM Gormally Daniel ENG 2500, GM Rahman Ziaur BAN 2496, GM Flear Glenn ENG 2471, GM Arkell Keith ENG 2438, GM Cherniaev Alexander RUS 2434, IM Milliet Sophie FRA 2387, IM Foisor Cristina-Adela ROU 2355 and Mu Ke CHN 2302 with 6,0/9 points each.
The Congress was sponsored by Hastings Borough Council, The White Rock Hotel, Orion Energy, KC Computers and The Lansdowne Hotel.