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VenueGirl Guides Hall, 33 Myers St, Geelong.

Play starts at 7:00pm Thursday evenings except for public holidays and a break over Christmas – please see our Calendar or Contact Us for details.

Club Wraps up 2016 with AGM

The Geelong Chess Club wrapped up the year with the 2016 Annual General Meeting, held on Thursday, December 15th.

Thanks to all members and volunteers who made 2016 a successful year for the club. The 2017 Calendar will be published shortly, the next club night will commence at 7pm on Thursday, 2nd February, 2017.

Wishing a happy and safe festive season to all, and a prosperous 2017.

 

 

Daneshvar, Sugrue tie for 2016 Rapid Title

In the final round of the Rapid Play Championship, Reza Daneshvar defeated Michael Sugrue in a must-win game with the black pieces, to share equal first place, despite having missed the first two rounds of play. Likewise, talented junior Jack Smith won through to share equal third with Mio Ristic, having also missed the first two rounds. Full results are listed on the tournament page.

Five in Running for 2016 Rapid Play Title

After four rounds of play, a single point separates the five front runners of the 2016 20-Minute Championship.

Michael Sugrue clings to a half-point lead, with Reza Daneshvar, Mio Ristic, Barboros Kara, and Geoff Barber all within striking distance, with two rounds to play this Thursday.

Update 6th December: Round 5 has now been re-drawn as Barboros Kara has had to withdraw. Please see the tournament page for details.

AGM 15th December

Next Thursday (15th December) marks the last club night for 2016, with AGM, prize-giving and end of year celebrations.