Championship 2016

The 2016 Championship was a single round robin tournament between the top six qualifiers, running for five rounds.

Time Limit

The time limit was 90 minutes per player, with a 30 second increment per move.

Standings

Final  standings after all rounds played:

Place Name            Feder Rtg  Loc Score Berg. Wins

 1-2  Barber, Geoff         1635     3.5    7.50    3
      Babic, Zoran          1751     3.5    6.75    3
  3   Courtis, Owen         1634     3      5.50    2
 4-5  Daneshvar, Reza       1743     2.5    5.00    2
      Sugrue, Michael       1867     2.5    4.25    2
  6   Davis, Geoff          1458     0      0.00    0

Geoff Barber and Zoran Babic then played a two match playoff, ending in a 1-all tie.

Both players were declared joint 2016 Club Champion.

Cross Table

No Name Feder Rtg #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
5. Babic, Zoran   1751 *  L  W  W  W D
4. Barber, Geoff   1635  W *  D  L W  W
1. Courtis, Owen   1634  L  D * D W  W
2. Daneshvar, Reza   1743  L  W D *  W  L
6. Davis, Geoff   1458  L L  L  L *  L
3. Sugrue, Michael   1867 D  L  L  W  W *

Fixtures

Round 1 – Friday 10th June

Geoff Barber took the outright lead as the only player to score a victory:

No Name            Result   Name            

 1 Babic, Z (5)     .5:.5   Sugrue, M (3)   
 2 Barber, G (4)     1:0    Davis, G (6)    
 3 Courtis, O (1)   .5:.5   Daneshvar, R (2)

Round 2 – Friday 17th June

Geoff Barber maintained his lead with a win over defending co-champion Zoran Babic.

No Name           Result   Name            

 1 Sugrue, M (3)    1:0    Daneshvar, R (2)
 2 Davis, G (6)     0:1    Courtis, O (1)  
 3 Babic, Z (5)     0:1    Barber, G (4)

Round 3 – Friday 24th June

Reza Daneshvar won the sole game played on the night.

No Name              Result   Name         
  3 Daneshvar, R (2)    1:0    Davis, G (6)

Round 4 – Friday 15th July

Zoran Babic broke through with impressive pressure play against Reza Daneshvar. Geoff Barber and Owen Courtis split the point in a tense encounter. Four players remained in contention, going into the final round.

No Name           Result   Name            

 1 Sugrue, M (3)    1:0    Davis, G (6)    
 2 Babic, Z (5)     1:0    Daneshvar, R (2)
 3 Barber, G (4)   .5:.5   Courtis, O (1)

Round 5 – Friday 22nd July

No Name              Result   Name         

 1 Courtis, O (1)      1:0    Sugrue, M (3)
 2 Daneshvar, R (2)    1:0    Barber, G (4)
 3 Davis, G (6)        0:1    Babic, Z (5)

Postponements – Friday 29th July

Geoff Barber and Zoran Babic both win to tie for first place. They next for a two-match playoff.

No Name              Result   Name         

 1 Barber, G (4)       1:0    Sugrue, M (3)
 2 Courtis, O (1)      0:1    Babic, Z (5)

Playoff Round 1 – Friday 5th August

Geoff Barber and Zoran Babic play the first game of a two-match playoff.
Colors to be drawn on the night of the match.

Playoff Round 2 – Friday 12th August

Final round of the two-match playoff for the 2016 Geelong Chess Club Championship.

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