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Publicist
05-02-2009, 02:08 PM
SUNDAY CHESS TOURNAMENT coming up
At 3 Rochester Road Canterbury

Canterbury Junior Chess will again presents the popular Rookies and Queens Cup tournament on every second Sunday of each month
These are the details for this Sunday
A tournament for juniors and seniors
Junior Prizes
First $30 plus Rookies Cup trophy. Second $20.
Highest placed girl $20 plus Queen’s Cup trophy
Trophies for first and second in minimum 3 ratings groups.
Trophies for equal second place getters now decided on count back
Senior prizes
$5 of each senior entry to go to the prize fund.
Tournament entry:
$10 for CANTERBURY JUNIOR members, BOX HILL members, students from CHESS RULES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD and zed Chess
$15 for visitors
Venue:
Box Hill Chess, Canterbury Junior Chess, Emulation Hall 3 Rochester Road Canterbury
Enter
At the Club on the day or go to www.boxhillchess.org.au/junior to enter via the web site and pay on the day
Tournament:
Format and ratings: A 7 round SWISS tournament. 15 minutes/ player/game
All games are rated on the ACF national rapid play ratings list.
Perpetual Junior Trophies: Highest placed junior to hold the Rookies Cup until the next tournament. Highest placed girl to hold Queens cup until that date
Payments: Cash or cheque to Canterbury Junior Chess Club
Refreshments: Available at reasonable prices
Prize giving: Around 5:00 pm.
Entries close: 12.15. Tournament Starts: 12.30

Expected finish 5 PM. A great opportunity to play in the tournament and attend the Chess Victoria AGM starting at 6

Publicist
09-02-2009, 12:04 PM
The first Rookies / Queens cup tournament of the year attracted a good field of 48 Seniors and Juniors of all ages and of all standards The adult section was comfortably won by Ascaro Pecori with 7 / 7 second went to Leon Kempen
We had a new rookies winner with Isaac Ng taking the big step up
Nivedita Anguswamy maintained her edge over her fellow girl competitors in the Queens cup section Full results available on the BHCC web site: www.boxhillchess.org.au
Not everyone accepted the invitation to stay for the Chess Victoria annual general meeting. Publicist was sorry to have to leave early and miss the interesting parts
Opinions varied from exiting to boring