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    Queensland win 2017 Australian Interstate Correspondence Chess Championship

    Congratulations to Queensland who win 2016 Australian Interstate Correspondence Chess Championship.

    Players are

    1. Greg Devine
    2. Jeff Nutt
    3. Richard Egelstaff
    4. Maris Cekulis
    5. Garvin Gray
    6. Wayne Fraser

    See https://www.iccf.com/event?id=59107

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    Well done everybody!

    It's great to see that some players who no longer play OTB are still playing serious chess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Byrom View Post
    Well done everybody!

    It's great to see that some players who no longer play OTB are still playing serious chess.
    Congrats to QLD. I noticed that chesschatter Gavin G. scored picket fence on his board!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Congrats to QLD. I noticed that chesschatter Gavin G. scored picket fence on his board!
    No surprise to me, considering his strength in correspondence play shown on this site.
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    Quite interested to see Tasmania had a team, which did okay, as I don't know much about the current Tasmanian correspondence chess scene. Are there residency requirements for representing a state?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham View Post
    Quite interested to see Tasmania had a team, which did okay, as I don't know much about the current Tasmanian correspondence chess scene. Are there residency requirements for representing a state?
    Apart from the Henri family, Tasmania has a few stronger players in the wings - Derek Roebuck currently lives in London: Steve Mazza is now a resident.

    Birth or residence is the qualification requirement

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    Just out of curiosity, is computer assistance allowed in this competition? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vlad View Post
    Just out of curiosity, is computer assistance allowed in this competition? Thanks.
    Yes of course Vlad, all ICCF events allow the use of books, databases and engines - do you want to join CCLA and play for Australia?

    Just register as an aussie at www.iccf.com and join Max, Yuan and David who are all CCLA members!

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