The Championship was a five-round Round Robin event between the top six qualifiers from the 2016 Qualifier Tournament. The joint winners of the 2016 Geelong Chess Club Championship were Zoran Babic and Geoff Barber.
The Reserve Championship Tournament was held simultaneously with the Championship. The winner of the 2016 Geelong Chess Club Reserve Championship was Mio Ristic.
Both Champions and Reserve Champion are automatically qualified to play in the 2017 Club Championship.
A pgn copy of the games may be downloaded here.
The schedule for the Championship Cycle was as follows:
Round 1 – Friday 10th June
Round 2 – Friday 17th June
Round 3 – Friday 24th June
(Break for School Holidays)
Round 4 – Friday 15th July
Round 5 – Friday 22nd July
Director of Play
The Director of Play for both Championship events was Michael Sugrue.
Players may request a postponement from the Director of Play, either by phone, in person, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To avoid inconvenience, postponement requests, and rescheduling of matches, should be carried out as soon possible.
Players may accumulate a maximum of two unplayed postponed matches.