I Committed to the Committee - with special guest John Ashworth

Aug 06, 11:00 AM

We're still on holiday! This week Phil talks to John Ashworth, CEO of Caplin Systems, about his adventures into the chess sponsorship world.

The Hastings International Chess Congress has been going since 1895 and is one of the most famous tournaments in the world. But financial issues are commonplace with such a large undertaking. John Ashworth, CEO of Caplin Systems, came in as a sort of 'white knight' to help save the tournament. We talk to him about his life in and outside chess and the challenges he's faced as a sponsor.