Tuesday, December 29, 2009

2009 Canterbury Summer Swiss

The 2009 Canterbury Summer Swiss was held at the Box Hill Chess Club (Melbourne) from the 27th-29th of December. It was a 7-round swiss tournament, which was both ACF and FIDE-rated. Top seed was Samuel Chow (2328).

Here are the final results:

1st CM Max Illingworth (2264) on 6/7
2nd-4th Igor Dyment (2125), Domagoj Dragicevic (2137) and Leon Kempen (1867) on 5.5/7

Click here to see the final crosstable to the 2009 Canterbury Summer Swiss.

The games from the ASTC will be up soon, the webmaster is still awaiting to receive the game file. While you're waiting, here is an ASTC tournament report by Kerry Lyall and Charles Zworestine.

Next tournament to be reported on: 2009/2010 Australian Championships

Sunday, December 6, 2009

2009 Australian Schools Teams Championships

The 2009 Australian Schools Teams Championships was held in Scotch College, Melbourne, on the 5th and 6th of December. The highly populated tournament was organised by Kerry Lyall and arbitered by Dr Charles Zworestine.

Here are the final results:

Secondary Open

1st Scotch College VIC (19/20)
2nd North Sydney Boys High NSW (13/20)
3rd Kings Christian College QLD (12.5/20)

Winning team in board order: Zhigen Lin (2146), Eugene Schön (2171), Derek Yu (2009), Nicholas Liu (1847), Richard Owen (unr)

Secondary Girls
1st Somerset College QLD (16/20)
2nd Presbyterian Ladies College VIC (15/20)
3rd Radford College ACT (12/20)

Primary Open
1st Mount View VIC (18/20)
2nd Kings QLD (12.5/20)
3rd Carlingford West NSW (9.5/20)

Primary Girls
1st Somerville House QLD (18/20)
2nd Curtin ACT (15
Presbyterian Ladies College VIC (11/20)

Click here for the final results to the 2009 Australian Schools Teams Championships.

The games from the tournament will be available in due course on the website.