Event Calendar

The 2019 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 90 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, 22 Jan

Honourable Bob, rounds 1-5: 29 Jan to 26 Feb

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

CJS Purdy Cup, rounds 1-5: 12 Mar to 9 Apr

Hobsons Bay Cup, round 1: 16 Apr

Allegro #1: 23 Apr,  5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), From Gambit (1.f4 e5, 2. fxe5)

Hobsons Bay Cup, rounds 2-7: 30 Apr to 4 Jun

Lightning #2: 7 rounds of 5-minute chess: 11 Jun

Rapid play: Western Master, Major, Minor and Swiss, Rounds 1 to 4: 18 Jun to 9 Jul

Losing Points Lightning, 16 Jul, 5-minute chess

Rapid play: Western Master, Major, Minor and Swiss, Round 5: 23 Jul

Allegro #2: 30 Jul, 5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), TBA opening

Koshnitsky Cup, rounds 1-7: 6 Aug to 17 Sep

Best in the West, 31 August-1 September (more details here)

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

Allegro #3: 1 Oct, 5 Rounds (10 mins + 10 seconds per move), TBA opening

Club championship and reserves, rounds 1-7 (no play on 5 Nov): 8 Oct to  3 Dec (26 Nov is a catchup night for these games)

Presentation night and AGM: 10 Dec (Party, yeah!)

Start 2020 on 21 Jan (TBD).

 

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