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ElevatorEscapee
26-08-2018, 01:19 PM
Mt Alexander Schools Chess Challenge

The challenge is open to all schools in Australia.

Chess Grants of $1,000 available for Schools (written submissions required) - total of $15,000 in grants available.

Secondary Tournament: Tuesday, 18th September
Primary Tournament: Wednesday, 19th September

Venue: Old Castlemaine Gaol, Charles St, Casltemaine
(7 minute walk from Castlemaine railway station).

Tournament Format:
Individual tournaments (players from the same school restricted from playing one another), with the top 5 scoring players from each school making up the team score.
Total of 7 rounds, registration 9:00am with round 1 starting time, 9:30am. Scheduled finish: 2:30pm.

More information:
https://castlemainechess.wordpress.com/

ElevatorEscapee
13-09-2018, 09:16 PM
Just a reminder that these tournaments are on next week. Schools are reminded to register their teams online through: [url]https://castlemainechess.wordpress.com/register/[url] and to email their final teams with participant names to Harry Poulton: hpoulton6@bigpond.com (The more names that can be entered into the pairing program before the day of the tournament the better!) :)

ElevatorEscapee
24-09-2018, 10:59 PM
Results:

Secondary:
1) Melbourne High
2) Girton Grammar
3) Castlemaine Secondary College
(45 players – 7 schools)

Primary:
1) Candlebark
2) Bunningyong PS
3) New Gisborne PS (on tiebreak from Winters Flat PS)
(195 players – 15 schools)