As part of the 2017 Senior’s Festival, the Geelong Chess Club will be sponsoring a Chess display and Senior’s Tournament in the club rooms at 33 Myers Street, Geelong, from 1pm to 6pm on Saturday, 21st October. All are welcome, with afternoon tea provided. Hope we see you there.
The 2017 Spring Ding Round Robin Tournament kicked off at the Geelong Chess Club on Thursday, October 12th. Visitors and New Members are welcome – please see the Tournament Page for details.
A keen field of 35 players contested the Victorian Country Championship, held in Geelong on 14th and 15th October, 2017.
Geelong Chess Club President Geoffrey Gill shared first place with Ballarat’s James Watson, with an undefeated score of 5/6.
Geelong’s Kingsley Chung scored 3.5 points to take out equal first place with Chris Bradley in the Reserves section. Rod Hessing and Geoff Barber likewise joined the Reserves Prizelist on 3 points.
Full placings and Tournament Report may be found on the Australian ChessChat web site.
Following 15 Rounds of spirited competition, the 2017 Club Championship remains undecided with 16 matches still to be played.
Remaining matches will be re-scheduled for Thursday 14th and 21st September.
Please check the Championship page for details.
International Master James Morris has won the 2017 Best in the West Chess Tournament with a perfect score of 5/5 against a strong field of 85 competitors.
Geelong was well represented with joint club champion Geoff Barber finishing equal 9th on 3.5, Reza Daneshvar and Geoffrey Gill on 3, and Jack Smith 2 points.
Full results can be found on the Chess Chat forum.
The 2017 Fletcher-Morrow Shield Match was played on Sunday, 13th August, 2017 between the Geelong and Ballarat Chess Clubs. Geelong prevailed, winning 6.5 to 3.5 – see match page for details.
The 2017 Victorian Country Chess Championship will be held in Geelong on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October, at the St. Mary’s Terrace Community Hub, corner of Myers and Bellerine Streets. For more details, visit the Tournament Web Site.