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Venue

33 Myer St (Girl Guides Hall)

Geelong

 

Playing Time

Friday evenings except public holidays and a break over Christmas see programme

  • Juniors 6pm to 7pm
  • Social Chess 7pm (for those not wanting to commit to a tournament)
  • Seniors To register 7:15pm Start 7:30pm

Contact

Web: geelongchess.com
Email: geelongchessclub@gmail.com

PO Box 2118
Geelong 3220

Links

Australian Chess Federation www.auschess.org.au

www.chessgames.com

www.chessvictoria.org.au

Victorian Country Chess Championship 2014

This event was run on the weekend in Geelong with thirty one players from all over country Victoria. The eventual winner (undefeated) with a score of 5/6 was Simon Rutherford. Highlights for Geelong club players was the equal second placing of Geoffrey Gill and equal second placing of Mio Ristic in the reserves section of the tournament.

Autumn Swiss Tournament

Kara and Wemyss tie in Autumn Swiss Tournament.

 

Barboros Kara and Andrew Wemyss tied for first place with 4/5 in the 20143 Autumn Swiss Classic Tournament.

Both players had to fend off determined opponents in the last round – Kara held Sugrue to a draw, despite being a pawn down. Wemyss weathered a terrific attack to prevail against Geoff Barber – see score below.

 

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c4 e5 4.Nxe5 Nxe5 5.dxe5 d4 6.a3 f6 7.Bf4 a5 8.e3 Bc5 9.Bd3 Be6 10.Qh5+ Bf7 11.Qg4 dxe3

 

 

 

12.Ke2! Qd4 13.Nc3 Bxc4 14.Rad1 Nh6 15.Qh5+ g6 16.Qxh6 O-O-O 17.Bxc4 Qxc4+ 18.Kf3 fxe5 19.Rxd8+ Rxd8 20.Bxe3 Rf8+ 21.Kg3 Bd6 22.Rd1 Qc6 23.f3 e4+ 24.f4 Rf7 25.Qh3+ Rd7 26.Kf2 g5 27.g3 gxf4 28.gxf4 Kb8 29.Qe6 Re7 30.Qd5 Qa6 31.Qg8+ 1-0

 

 

 

Geelong Junior Chess Tournament 2014

Will be held at 33 Myer St Geelong (girl guide hall) on Sunday 15th June 2014. Start time 2pm. Restricted to 15 years of age and under. It will be a five round swiss allegro. Time limit 10 minutes per player. Book prize for the top three male and female players. Entry fee $10 per person. Entries close on the 6th June 2014.