Event Calendar

The 2018 event calendar is as follows (all Tuesdays unless noted). Also, all of our standard time period club games are both ACF and FIDE rated; these have a time setting of 60 minutes plus 30 seconds per move, unless otherwise noted. Our rapid games have a time setting of 15 minutes plus 5 seconds per move.

All games get underway by 7:30pm, or as soon as possible after this time, with a 30 minute forfeit period.

We take member etiquette very seriously. Read the link to ensure you understand your responsibilities, if you cannot attend a round.

Informal Night, 23 Jan

Honourable Bob, rounds 1-5: 30 Jan to 27 Feb (75 minutes + 30 seconds per move)

Lightning #1: 7 rounds of 5-minute chess: 6 Mar

CJS Purdy Cup, rounds 1-5: 13 Mar to 10 Apr, time limit is 60 mins + 30 seconds per move

Allegro #1: 17 Apr,  5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), Fischer Random opening

Hobsons Bay Cup, rounds 1-7: 24 Apr to 5 Jun

Lightning #2: 7 rounds of 5-minute chess: 12 Jun

Rapid play: Western Master, Major, Minor and Swiss, Rounds 1 to 4: 19 Jun to 10 Jul

Losing Points Lightning, 17 Jul, 5-minute chess

Rapid play: Western Master, Major, Minor and Swiss, Round 5: 24 Jul

Allegro #2: 31 Jul, 5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), Musio Gambit opening

Koshnitsky Cup, rounds 1-7: 7 Aug to 18 Sep

Best in the West, 22-23 September (more details here)

Lightning #3: 7 rounds of 5-minute chess: 25 Sep

Allegro #3: 2 Oct, 5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), Grob opening

Club championship and reserves, rounds 1-7 (no play on 6 Nov): 9 Oct to  4 Dec (27 Nov is a catchup night for these games)

Presentation night and AGM: 11 Dec (Party, yeah!)

Start 2019 on 22 Jan (TBD).

 

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