Honourable Bob Juniors 2023 Winners

Congratulations to all the winners below. As announced, prize giving would be on 14th March 6:30 PM (before Round 1 Purdy Cup)

Open Category
ChampionJihu Song
1st Runner UpAlfred Ma
2nd Runner UpKenneth Screiber
Under 12 Category
ChampionShubham Dhar
1st Runner UpAndrew Wei
2nd Runner UpArjun Saha
Under 10 Category
ChampionRohan Majety
1st Runner UpSrivetri
2nd Runner UpYongjun Lee
Under 8 Category
ChampionAnjana Reddy
1st Runner UpRithvik Vijaykumar
2nd Runner UpArjun Ashok
Girls Category
ChampionAbby Chan
1st Runner UpDeepshika Karthick
2nd Runner UpClaire Marashinge

Western Summer Juniors 2023 Result @11th Feb 2023

Congratulation to all the Western Summer Juniors 2023 winners

Open Category
Champion- Khushal Lingineni
1st  Runner Up- Liyuan Li
2nd Runner Up- Fergus Tang

Girls Category
Champion- Anjana Reddy Arumalla
1st Runner Up- Crystin Santoso
2nd Runner Up- Srisakthi Shenbagakumar

Under 12 Category
Champion- Dhruthin Reddy
1st  Runner Up- Rishaan Pramod
2nd Runner Up- Shrevin Chalamcharla

Under 10 Category
Champion- Aaron Zeng
1st  Runner Up- Andrew Wei
2nd Runner Up- Arjun Saha

Under 8 Category
Champion- Adidev Sheth
1st  Runner Up- Jeremie Bo
2nd Runner Up- Aidan Batyrbekov

  1. Rating- If you need to access the individual round result, please click on Tornelo link. Games have been submitted to Tornelo for rating purpose. Note that the final standing in Tornelo is slightly different from Vega. For the submission to Australia Chess Federation, we will be using Vega pairing software to tabulate the final and official result. https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/hobsons-bay-chess-club/events/western-summer-juniors-championship-2023
  2. Livestream- Games for Board 1 are available here (all 5 rounds)
  3. Tournament Photos– please link and follow our Facebook page.

Upcoming Juniors Tournament 11th February 2023

Hobsons Bay Chess Club is proud to bring you Western Summer Juniors Chess Championship 2023

Venue: Seabrook Community Centre (Address: 15 Truganina Ave, Seabrook VIC 3028)
Date: 11th Feb 2023 (Saturday)
Date: Last day of Registration 6th Feb 2023 or earlier when capacity is reached.
Due to limited capacity of the venue, we reserved the right to stop accepting registration once capacity limit is reached.
Time Control: 20 minutes +5 seconds increment
Rounds: 5
Rated- ACF if we can get 30% rated players (and Tornelo rating)
Early bird Participation Fee – $30 for Hobsons Bay Chess Club members ($35 for non-members)
Late Registration after 31 January will be $35 (members), $40 (non-members)

Registration: 9.00 am-9:30 am
Round 1: 9:30 am -10.30am
Round 2: 10:30 AM-11:30 pm
Break: 11:30 – 12:15 PM
Round 3: 12.15-1.15pm
Round 4: 2.15-3.15pm
Round 5: 3:15- 4:15 PM
Prize Giving – 4:15- 4:40 PM
Prizes: Medals for top 3 for each age group category

Under 12:
Under 10:
Under 8:
Best Girls:

To register, click on this link

Upcoming Juniors Tournament

Hi parents
Hobsons Bay Chess Club will be resuming our juniors tournament this coming Tuesday 31st Jan 2023. Tournament is open to kids below age of 16 and we have prizes for 5 categories (Under 8, Under 10, Girls, Under 12,Open)
If you are interested to enrol your child in our 5 rounds weekly tournament (Honourable Bob Juniors Cup), go to the link below

Upcoming Tournament: Honourable Bob 2023

Where: Hobsons Bay Chess Club: 108 Queen Street Altona

When: Every Tuesday 7:30pm start, commencing Tuesday 31 January

Format: 5 round Swiss, 90 minutes plus 30 second increment per move. Up to 1 half point bye available in the first 3 rounds. Must be advised a week in advance.

DGT: Up to first 3 boards will be broadcast on DGT. Link for duration of the tournament will be posted below.

Cost: $20, payable at the club.

Entry: At the Club, from 7pm on the first evening of the event.

Ratings: FIDE and ACF rated.

Contact: Casey Goh 0430 032 625 (round 1 to 3) or Steven Hogan 0413 941 467 (from round 4)