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    Canterbury Summer Swiss in Melbourne

    The CV approved Canterbury Summer Swiss will be held by the Box Hill Chess Club at the popular CV venue at 3 Rochester Road Canterbury [Vic] from December 27, 2008 to December 30, 2008. Here are the details:
    Prizes
    First Prize $500
    Second Prize $200
    Third prize $100
    5 ratings prizes $100 each
    plus $50 junior prizes in each rating group
    Playing schedule:
    Saturday December 27 Round 1 10.30 Round 2 14.30
    Sunday December 28 Round 3 10.30 Round 4, 14.30
    Monday December 29 Round 5 10.30 Round 6 14.30
    Tuesday December 30 Round 7 10.30 Round 8 14.30
    Prize giving December 30 18.00 with light refreshments
    Rate of Play: 75 min. / player / game + 30 sec. /move from move one
    Ratings: ACF rated
    Entry fees: Early bird entry fee $50. Pay before Christmas
    Or after that date Full entry fee $65
    There is a special discount of $10 for Box Hill Chess Club members, Canterbury Junior and Darkhorse members on all entry fees
    Entries close at 9.30 Saturday December 27
    Free entry for Grand Masters and International Masters
    Payments: Cash, or cheque to the Box Hill Chess Club Inc
    .Entries: by mail to the address on the entry form or in person at the Box Hill Chess Club. Or via the web site: http://www.boxhillchess.org.au/
    Enquiries: Gerry Hartland Telephone: 9 898 3163
    E-mail: gerrit.hartland@ bigpond.com

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    last tournament of the year.

    Yes it is the last tournament of the calendar year. It should be a beauty. Remember the dates have been selected so that it does not clash with the important January tournaments but gives you a chance to warm up for them.

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    I'm coming down for this tournament.

    Making my train bookings this week. Never been down to melbourne so should be good. might have to take a bye or two to do some sight seeing.


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    Melbourne is the best city in the world!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miranda
    Melbourne is the best city in the world Behind sydney!

    I've altered your post to tell what is the truth

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trent Parker
    I've altered your post to tell what is the truth
    I have been to Syd a number of times...but may be need to go there one more time so i can finally discover what is so good about it
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    Sydney -great place for a holiday.

    Several things to do.

    Walk along the path from the end of Manley Beach to the the fairy bower.

    Ride the bus to the city from Manley.

    Walk the Harbour Bridge.

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    CC International Master Miranda's Avatar
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    Sydney may be good, but Melbourne is better!
    *sigh* there's no point getting into this discussion with a mod who can just change your posts... =P
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    Fludey, Sydney, great place for a holiday- would not want to live there

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    places!

    Quote Originally Posted by Davidflude
    ... of Manley Beach ...
    Manly, cause them Sydneysiders will start calling us mob "Boxxed Hill"
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    Big name indicates entry to the tournament.

    Joining the growing list of entries is a big name that wil be recognised by Canterbury Junior Chess Club novice classes.
    The big name is Rukman Vijayakumar.

    Rukman's current rating is 2027.

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    New Entry

    Sam Chow (ACF rating 2328) will take part in this Tournament.

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    Early bird entries

    Early bird entry fees of $50 close December 24 with a special discount of $10 for Box Hill, Canterbury, and Darkhorse members. Full details now on the BHCC web site: http://www.boxhillchess.org.au/ where there is also an electronic entry form.

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    Disappearances

    What happened to Froggy, Baron, and Boris?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Publicist
    What happened to Froggy, Baron, and Boris?
    Thread was split to here.
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