2017 Fletcher Morrow Challenge

The 2017 Fletcher Morrow Challenge match between long-standing rivals Geelong and Ballarat Chess Clubs will take place at 1pm on Sunday 13th August, at the Geelong Chess Club rooms in 33 Myers Street. The winner is decided by the best of ten games played between the two clubs; all members are invited to compete in what should be an entertaining afternoon of chess.

Solomon wins 2017 Victorian Open

Queensland International Master Stephen Solomon has won the 2017 Victorian Open Championship, held over the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend. Stephen achieved an unbeaten score of 6.5/7 from a strong field of 91 competitors

Geelong was well represented, with current Club co-Champion Geoff Barber scoring 3.5 points, Rod Hessing 3, and Jack Smith 2.5.