The 90th Hastings International Chess Congress took place from 29th December 2014 to 6th January 2015 in Hastings, England. The main event was the 9-round Hastings Masters with 106 participants.

Chinese Grandmaster Zhao Jun convincingly won the trophy and £2000 top prize by scoring 8,0/9 points and leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Zhao Jun had a TPR of 2852 and earned 26 elo points.

GM Aleksander Mista (Poland), GM Alexandr Fier (Brazil) and IM Gudmundur Kjartansson (Iceland) finished on 7,0 points each. Tereza Olsarova (Czech Republic) scored a WGM norm. Full standings below.

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Final standings (top finishers):

1 GM Zhao Jun CHN 2585 – 8

2 GM Mista Aleksander POL 2614 – 7
GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2592 – 7
IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2451 – 7

5 GM Rodshtein Maxim ISR 2676 – 6.5
GM Lagarde Maxime FRA 2576 – 6.5
GM Hawkins Jonathan ENG 2552 – 6.5
GM Vakhidov Jahongir UZB 2502 – 6.5
GM Arkell Keith C ENG 2489 – 6.5

10 GM Edouard Romain FRA 2659 – 6
GM Bogner Sebastian SUI 2586 – 6
GM Sengupta Deep IND 2566 – 6
GM Flear Glenn C ENG 2460 – 6
IM Gledura Benjamin HUN 2450 – 6
FM Longson Alexander ENG 2339 – 6
Kheit Wahbi ISR 2223 – 6
Anderson John ENG 2180 – 6

18 GM Hebden Mark L ENG 2523 – 5.5
IM Galyas Miklos HUN 2428 – 5.5
FM Jackson James P ENG 2356 – 5.5
IM Bellin Robert ENG 2338 – 5.5
WGM Maisuradze Nino FRA 2323 – 5.5
WIM Olsarova Tereza CZE 2302 – 5.5
FM Constantinou Peter ENG 2276 – 5.5
IM Marusenko Petr UKR 2194 – 5.5
Liang Jake Z ENG 1953 – 5.5

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