ACF Bulletin #217, May 19, 2003

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** University Open 2003
$4000 total prizes - Category 3 Grand Prix
12-13 July - Adelaide University, SA  http://www.unichess.org

** Job Opportunity - Chess Kids, Melbourne
Full-time Chess Coach at Chess Kids, work Tuesday - Saturday. 
Salary range: $41,280 - $46,332 guaranteed (no commission or hourly payments)
Contact cordover@chessworld.com.au or David Cordover on 0411 877 833

* NSW May Weekender
* North Sydney versus St George
* Greater Sydney Open cancelled
* Letters
* Chess World Grand Prix 2003 - new Category 1 tournaments
* Upcoming tournaments


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NSW May Weekender

Place	Name                 	Feder	 	Loc 	Score	M-Buch.	Buch.	Progr.

  1  	Rogers, Ian          	NSW  	    	2544	7    	   22.5	 32.0	  28.0
  2  	Samar, Raul          	NSW  	    	2161	6    	   19.5	 29.5	  24.0
 3-5 	Yu, Ronald           	NSW  	    	1774	5.5  	   22.5	 30.0	  21.0
     	Seberry, Ralph B     	NSW  	    	2237	5.5  	   20.0	 28.0	  22.0
     	Xie, George          	NSW  	    	2200	5.5  	   19.5	 27.5	  20.5
 6-8 	Charles, Gareth      	NSW  	    	2029	5    	   19.5	 29.0	  20.0
     	Stead, Kerry         	NSW  	    	2007	5    	   19.5	 26.5	  19.0
     	Canfell, Gregory J   	NSW  	    	2191	5    	   19.5	 26.0	  20.0
9-16 	Dick, David W        	NSW  	    	1888	4.5  	   24.5	 34.5	  23.0
     	Thaw, Chee Yin       	     	    	2212	4.5  	   23.5	 31.5	  22.0
     	Rej, Tomek           	NSW  	    	2090	4.5  	   23.0	 32.0	  23.0
     	Suttor, Vincent      	NSW  	    	1740	4.5  	   21.0	 29.5	  19.0
     	Castor, David        	NSW  	    	1821	4.5  	   20.0	 27.5	  19.0
     	Reitmans, Quentin    	NSW  	    	1974	4.5  	   19.5	 27.5	  17.0
     	Rippis, Theos        	NSW  	    	1909	4.5  	   17.5	 24.5	  19.0
     	Hoving, Eliot        	NSW  	    	1329	4.5  	   15.5	 21.5	  13.5
17-28	Lubarsky, Kostia     	NSW  	    	1728	4    	   21.0	 29.0	  17.0
     	O'Chee, Kevin        	NSW  	    	1730	4    	   21.0	 27.5	  19.0
     	Lovejoy, David       	QLD  	    	1763	4    	   20.0	 29.0	  16.0
     	Goris, Robert        	NSW  	    	2128	4    	   20.0	 28.0	  16.5
     	Kordahi, Nicholas    	NSW  	    	1749	4    	   20.0	 26.5	  17.0
     	Song, Angela         	NSW  	    	1394	4    	   19.5	 27.5	  18.0
     	Harp, Joel           	NSW  	    	1918	4    	   18.0	 25.5	  16.0
     	Song, Raymond        	NSW  	    	1587	4    	   18.0	 25.5	  15.5
     	Dunn, Michael Gl     	NSW  	    	2032	4    	   15.5	 23.0	  17.0
     	Huang, Justin        	NSW  	    	1313	4    	   15.5	 22.5	  14.0
     	Jurd, Sebastion      	NSW  	    	1553	4    	   15.0	 22.0	  13.0
     	Fell, Lloyd S        	NSW  	    	1774	4    	   14.5	 20.5	  14.5
29-33	Perkovic, Matthew    	NSW  	    	1644	3.5  	   17.5	 26.5	  13.5
     	Barakat, Martin      	NSW  	    	1691	3.5  	   17.5	 24.5	  15.5
     	Boardman, Jeffery    	NSW  	    	    	3.5  	   16.5	 24.0	  13.5
     	Trkulja, Slavko      	NSW  	    	1519	3.5  	   16.5	 22.5	  14.5
     	Blake, Richard R     	NSW  	    	1371	3.5  	   15.0	 20.5	  11.0
34-41	Keuning, Anthony V   	NSW  	    	1535	3    	   20.5	 28.0	  15.0
     	Huddleston, Heather  	NSW  	    	1471	3    	   20.0	 27.5	  14.0
     	Muljadi, Haris       	NSW  	    	2011	3    	   18.5	 26.5	  15.0
     	Rosario, Amiel       	NSW  	    	1706	3    	   18.0	 26.0	  15.0
     	Kirshnei, Pedro      	     	    	    	3    	   16.0	 22.0	  10.0
     	Miranda, Adrian      	NSW  	    	1190	3    	   15.5	 21.5	  12.5
     	Javor, Stephen       	NSW  	    	1731	3    	   14.5	 22.5	  11.0
     	Gray, David Peter H  	QLD  	    	1280	3    	   14.0	 19.0	   8.0
42-48	Nicholson, Scott     	NSW  	    	1664	2.5  	   18.5	 24.5	  12.5
     	Mi, Xin              	     	    	    	2.5  	   17.5	 25.5	  12.5
     	Clark, Dominic       	NSW  	    	1585	2.5  	   17.0	 23.5	  11.0
     	Roberts, Jamie       	NSW  	    	1290	2.5  	   16.5	 21.5	  10.0
     	Nichas, John         	NSW  	    	1636	2.5  	   16.0	 23.5	   8.5
     	Field, Andrew        	WA   	    	1628	2.5  	   14.0	 20.0	   9.0
     	Art, Carl            	NSW  	    	1438	2.5  	   10.0	 16.0	   6.5
49-55	Mendes da Costa, A 	     	    	    	2    	   17.5	 24.0	   9.0
     	Escribano, Jose      	NSW  	    	1579	2    	   16.0	 21.5	   9.0
     	Illingworth, Max     	NSW  	    	1190	2    	   14.5	 20.5	   7.5
     	Greenwood, Norm    	NSW  	    	1481	2    	   14.0	 19.5	   7.0
     	Parker, Trent        	NSW  	    	1165	2    	   14.0	 19.0	   5.0
     	Eales, Jonathon      	NSW  	    	964 	2    	   13.0	 19.0	   5.0
     	Sweeney, Matthew     	NSW  	    	1169	2    	   11.5	 18.0	   4.0
 56  	Webster, David       	NSW  	    	967 	1.5  	   11.5	 17.0	   5.0
57-59	Hoving, Marijke      	NSW  	    	796 	1    	   14.5	 20.5	   4.0
     	Soltysik, Adelaide   	NSW  	    	1121	1    	   13.0	 18.5	   5.0
     	Pauley, Stephen      	     	    	    	1    	    7.0	 13.5	   2.0

Phone number (9533-1759) for NSWCA General Enquiries

North Sydney versus St George

The 1st Leg of the "Big Board Match" between top Sydney clubs North Sydney 
and St George was played last Tuesday night and resulted in a win to North Sydney 
by 26.5-14.5.   On the top boards, GM Ian Rogers (St George) beat Malcolm Stephens, 
Ron Scott and George Xie drew, while Robert Goris beat Ivan Zirdum.

The St George Club is to be commended in fielding a near record team of 41 
on a rainy night.
A subsidiary "Little" Big Board for 12 "surplus" North Sydney players was 
also held in conjunction with the Big Board Match.
- Norm Greenwood

Greater Sydney Open cancelled

For personal reasons, I am withdrawing from organising adult chess 
tournaments for the foreseeable future.

The Greater Sydney Open has been removed from the Grand Prix calendar - the 
NSW Labour Day weekend is now free for use by others.

May I take this opportunity to thank all those that supported ACE 
tournaments over the past ten years or so.

I look forward to meeting friends (and foes) as I continue my activities as 
a player, coach, trainer, arbiter, journalist and promoter/organiser of 
junior events.

-- Brian Jones

NSW Central Coast Teams tournament

The Mingara B team leads in this competition, which reflects growing chess activity 
on the NSW Central Coast, north of Sydney.

Scores so far:
10.0 Mingara B
6.0 Toukley, Gosford C, Mingara A
5.5 Gosford B
3.5 Ettalong
3.0 Gosford A

Shannon Oliver is ACT's Champion Woman and Girl!

For several years now, a stunning perpetual trophy, donated by George Stern, 
has languished unloved in the storeroom of the Canberra Chess Club.  It seemed 
no-one would add their name to list of ACT Women Champions.  However, the 
ACTJCL committee stepped in with a proposal to combine the ACT Womens 
Championship with a junior event and the ACT Women and Girls' Chess Festival 
was born!

This event was held very successfully at St Monica's Primary School 
in Evatt.  Whilst the ACT may boast few "grown-up" ladies across the chess boards, 
the number of younger players on the rise continues to excite and astound organisers.  
The New South Wales junior chess league was able to attract six girls to an equivalent 
event whereas this year the ACT drew 20 junior participants.  This may seem a 
relatively small number, however this represents more girls than competed in the 
Australian Girls Under 18 Championship in Adelaide last January.

The big winner over the weekend was 2002 Australian Girls' Champion, Shannon Oliver 
of Radford College.  Shannon is now ACT Womens Champion and ACT Girls' Champion 
for 2003.  Her close junior rivals, Veronique Eldridge-Smith and Miona Ikeda, found 
themselves a little out of form and unexpectedly missed a placing altogether.  Instead, 
primary school students Katie Logan (Chapman Primary) and Tamzin Oliver (St Monica's 
Primary) found themselves taking home the silverware as 2nd and 3rd respectively 
in the Womens Championship.

All games played over the weekend were rated.  This means the games were played under
tournament conditions with long time controls and players were expected to record moves.  
Far from discouraging many first-timers with these playing conditions, ACTJCL's emphasis 
on developing and encouraging young girls saw a HUGE number turn up to play their first 
ever rated games.  To reward and encourage the "newies", prizes were awarded in three 
additional categories.  

The Group A Prize (for junior players already rated) was won by eight year old Emma Guo 
of Kaleen Primary.  It's another feather in Emma's cap as she has already won the 
Australian Girls Under 10 Blitz and Allegro (fast chess) Championships in 2003.  Group B 
(for junior players with experience in rated games but yet to achieve a rating) was won 
by a fast rising junior talent, Lara Ong of St Monica's Primary.  (ACTJCL is hoping that 
Emma or Lara may follow in the footsteps of this year's Australian Under 10 Girls' Champion, 
Kayleigh Smith from Curtin Primary, and bring another Australian title back to Canberra in 2004!)

The Group C prize (for players with no previous experience in rated games) was won 
by Alice Kristofferson from Queanbeyan South Primary School.  This was not an easy 
category to win with so many keen participants over the weekend.  Alice cemented 
her win with a crushing defeat of Miona Ikeda in round 5.  This was a pretty special result 
for Alice as Miona came home from the 2003 Australian Junior Championships with a 
second placing in the Under 14 Girls event.

Alexandra Humphrey (st Moinca's Primary) was awarded a prize for the "biggest upset" 
win in the tournament with her round 4 win over Jenni Oliver.

- Libby Smith
Publicity Officer
ACT Junior Chess League

Bendigo Region Primary School Chess Championships

The Bendigo Region Primary School Chess Championships were held on 
Tuesday the 13th May.

24 teams of 4 players played 7 matches each, with each game lasting up 
to 30 minutes.

In Zone 1, small rural school Darraweit Guim's Rook-Ease proved too 
strong for the rest of the field, with Comet Hill's Rooks qualifying 

Zone 2 saw a tremendous battle, with Eaglehawk North finally holding on 
to qualify 1st over a fast finishing Comet Hill Queens team. Kennington 
saw 2nd spot slip away, by the narrowest of margins, as they were 
pushed into 3rd by just half a point.

Zone 3 had another strong out of town team, Bolinda, looking dangerous 
with only half a point separating the top 2 teams after 4 rounds.
When they clashed in the 5th round, the Comet Hill Kings proved too 
strong, eventually going on to win zone 3 by a clear margin.

The top 6 teams have qualified for the State Titles, to be held in 
Melbourne during term 4.

Any Bendigo region schools interested in Primary School chess can 
contact Nick Gibson at Comet Hill PS
ph.54432501 email gibson.nick@bigpond.com


I'd like to hear from anyone who:

1) is familiar with the Microsoft Netmeeting program and wouldn't mind 
spending an hour to test some things with me. (I want to test how easy 
this program is to use for *non-technical people* so non-experts preferred)

2) knows of a program that converts PGN into SAN (or, more particularly, 
converts PGN into raw locations eg 1.Nf3 becomes 1.g1-f3 (I'm told ChessBase 
Light does this. Any others??)

3) is familiar with Javascript and DHTML (I'm interested in adding some code 
to the end of the Palview games featured on the ACF site and elsewhere, with a 
view to including arrows and other illustrations)

Cheers - Paulb broekhuysep@bigpond.com
The ACF has a vacancy for the position os ACF Selection Co-Ordinator (seniors).
The duties are to select players/teams to represent Australia in 
International Events as per the ACF Selection By-Laws (available on the 
ACF web site).

Interested persons should contact Robert Jamieson 

June 21-22
Robina Town Centre Community Centre
Open/under 1600 sections. 
60 mins a side plus 10 secs a move from the start (Fischer).
Registration Saturday 8am to 9.15am
Adult $55, Concession $45, Junior $35. 
Under 1600 Adult
$45, Concession $35, Junior $25. Add $10 if not a member of CAQ or state
Payment by cheque to Gold Coast Chess Club and mailed to Gardiner Chess 11
Hardys Road Mudgeeraba 4213. By credit card (mastercard, visa, bankcard)
supply account number, expiry date, name on card and signature. Online at
www.gardinerchess.com. Direct to the Gold Coast Chess Club bank account with
Heritage Building Society BSB 638-070 A/C 5260396.
Prizes total $3,000. 
Enquiries: Graeme Gardiner
Phone 5522 7221
Fax 5522 7760
Email ggardiner@gardinerchess.com


Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, 
29 September to 3 October 2003
Rydges Oasis Resort
Full details at www.gardinerchess.com/AusClubsTeamChamps.htm
- Graeme Gardiner 


**Robert loses an argument with Bill**
Robert foolishly writes a small item explaining rating configuration aspects of 
Swiss Perfect (see ACF Bulletin 216).  Bill reacts immediately and decisively.  
Here are the relevant excerpts from the email exchange that ensued.
BILL: As for performance ratings SP just doesn't calculate them correctly, 
with or without corrections and irrespective of if its international or local. 
In fact it makes no difference to SP if the 1000 rated player in my previous 
example had been rated 1900.
ROBERT: As far as I know (the feature was heavily tested a few years ago 
by competent people) Swiss Perfect does calculate Elo performance ratings 
*correctly* [... proceeds to explain to Bill why it did not matter whether the 
opponent was rated 1000 or 1900] 
BILL unfazed: SP does calculate the international ratings performance just 
the same as FIDE does. This does not however mean it is correct. [...]

Bill wins yet another argument and maintains his perfect record.

- Robert Rozycki


** Re SwissPerfect **

With regards to Robert Rozycki's letter last week I want to make the
following points.

Swiss Perfect calculates performance ratings incorrectly, with or without
using the corrections option and irrespective of if it's using
international or local.
In fact it makes no difference to Swiss Perfect if the 1000 rated player in
my previous example had been rated 1900. Swiss Perfect still gives a
performance rating of 2400 under the international ratings and under local
with corrections enabled a rating of 2393. The correct performance rating
however is 2432.

Swiss Perfect does calculate the international ratings performance just the
same asFIDE does. The problem is that the FIDE method does not give the
true performance rating but only leads to an approximation.

I note Robert said, "It should be noted that by manipulating the options
and the values of "corrections" you can arrive at just about any
performance rating. "

Unfortunately no manipulation of the options will generate the true
performance rating. There is after all only one true performance rating for
every player in a tournament. Manipulating the options may give you better
approximations to the true performance rating than the default options but
given that the average user will not adjust the default settings then the
statement that Swiss Perfect's rpfm can be significantly wrong as a
performance indicator is in my view entirely accurate.

Anyway, why should the user of Swiss Perfect have to manipulate the options
at all? Swiss Perfect is after all a computer program and computers are
very good at doing calculations. As such even if one wants to display the
FIDE performance ratings under the international ratings, it should be able
to produce the true performance ratings by default using the local ratings.

As for whether problems with Swiss Perfect are bugs or not lets get a few
things clear.

Where tournaments are manually entered into Swiss Perfect, then the user
could enter contradictory games as well as results. This is not a bug so
much as a design decision by Robert. Of course given the program does not
automatically warn you of this situation it could said that this failure is
dangerous and not user friendly. It is true however that the user can
manually check this using Pairing/Verify Correctness from the menu.

However that's not the problem I described as a bug. I said, "One of these
bugs is that in some circumstances it stores the results of a particular
round twice."

To argue that this is not a bug is just ludicrous. There is nothing in the
Swiss Perfect files marking this second set of results as invalid. The
Swiss Perfect program just chooses to ignore one set of the results. That
may be an acceptable decision if the second set of results are exact
duplicates of the previous set, but if the game results are different then
how does Swiss Perfect know which is the correct result. The answer is it
doesn't. Since this problem is not due to tournaments being manually
entered Robert should not so casually dismiss it.

Roberts claim "What are those bugs and errors then?  The answer is they are
not bugs at all." is totally incorrect.

For him to suggest that I do not understand the situation is false and just
an attempt to divert attention away from legitimate criticism of bugs in
Swiss Perfect.

It is a shame that the Swiss Perfect program has not been updated since mid
2000 to rectify this and other problems.

Having worked in the IT industry for over 20 years as a Systems Engineer
and being responsible for diagnosing software bugs in both clients and
operating systems software at a international level I fully understand what
a software bug is and I'd back my ability to diagnose a software bug up
against his any day.

I have always found Robert to be friendly and approachable in our previous
discussions and irrespective of the above issues, Swiss Perfect is still an
excellent program. It has been a major benefit to many tournament directors
and to the State Rating Officers in submitting tournaments for ACF Rating.

-- Bill Gletsos


Dear Paul

I am writing this to express my absolute satisfaction for the improvements 
on the newsletter. Games, news, announcements, they all contribute to an 
excellent presentation as well as content. Even those ratings disputes 
(subject of my grievances sometime ago) look interesting when put in order 
and do not monopolise the whole newsletter.
Talking about improvements. What about the new carpets and the general clean 
up work recently undertaken at the Melbourne Chess Club!!!
It looks absolutely great and it provides a nice relaxing atmosphere for 
Chess. I was also very glad to hear that junior chess classes are already 
operating at the club's own venue every Saturday! Parents and juniors 
participating are equally enthusiastic.
I think that I am expressing all members feelings by congratulating the 
President and his committee as well as all the members who volunteered their 
work in order to achieve this great improvement.
Paul, keep up the good work! The Chess community has a lot to gain with your 
remarkable efforts.

Tassos (Elliot Renzies)

May 24-25
Gardiner Chess Centre, 11 Hardys Road, Mudgeeraba
9am start both days
Entry fee $40; Entries close noon Friday 23 May)
CAQ membership fee $10
Pay QWCL C/- Russell Mowles 30-32 Enkleman Road Yatala 4207
(07) 3807 6278 Mob: 0408 785925

May 24-25 
Mingara Recreation Club Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi NSW
Adults $60 Juniors $45. A $10 discount will apply for entries received before May 20.
Mal Murrell 02 43923873 or 0408495323 or murrell@bigpond.com or
Joe Keaveney 0243322023 
Details: http://www.users.bigpond.com/murrell/mingmaj.htm

Queens Birthday Weekend, June 7-9
Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club
117 Ryedale Rd, West Ryde (1 minute from West Ryde Station)
Cat 3 GP event, FIDE rated, Guaranteed prize pool $2500
Seven Rounds
Registration 12:00am - 1:00pm 7th June.
Entry Fees: Adult $70. 
Juniors U18 $50, U15 $40
All entries must be on official entry form (or copy)
Payment and entries accepted on the day 
Or pre register via phone or email and save $10 (details below) 
All NSW resident players must be members of NSWCA or NSWJCL.
FIDE time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move from the start
1st $800 * 2nd $500 * 3rd $200
U2000 1st $200 * 2nd $100, U1800 1st $200 * 2nd $100, U1600 1st $200 * 2nd $100, 
U1400 1st $200 * 2nd $100, 1st Junior $100, 
Players are eligible for only 1 prize.
Please make all cheques payable to NSWCA Inc.
Mail must be sent by the 30th May 2003
to GPO Box 2418 Sydney 2001.
Enquires pre registration - pay on the day
0403 775 476

June 7-9 
Grand prix Class 3
1st $1000  2nd $600  3rd $300
5 Rating Prizes $100 each
Best Junior (Under 18) $100
All moves in 90 minutes plus 30 secs per move.
Arbiter Frank Meerbach
Entry Fees  Adults $55, concession and Juniors $45
 free to GMs, IMs, WGMs, and WIMs
Entries close 1.30pm June 7 or post to reach the Dandenong Chess Club 
Treasurer, 266 Centre Road, Narre Warren 3805, no later than last mail 
Wednesday 4th June 2003. No late entries will e accepted. Cheques should 
be made out to Dandenong Chess Club Inc.
Details: Don Maciulaitis 03 9791-3541 or Paul Huver 03 9791-6184

$4000 Total Prizes
Category Three Grand Prix
12th & 13th July
$35 Adult   $25 Junior/Concession
Adelaide University, SA
Official site

Grand Prix class 3
June 28-29, Caloundra RSL, $2600 cash plus other prizes
Details: http://www.sunchess.aunz.org

Calicut, India, 16-25th August
The Championship shall qualify the top ten players to the FIDE World Championship. 
Open to all women players FIDE rated 2100 and above and who are registered with the 
Federations from Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4 
Each Federation from Zones 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4 shall be represented by one player. 
Each Federation shall be entitled to send extra players FIDE rated 2100 and above. 
Entries shall be submitted in the model Registration Forms attached and shall be sent to: 
Mr. P.T. Ummer Koya, 
Hon. Secretary, All India Chess Federation, 
Nallalam [P.O], Calicut - 673 027, India, 
Tel: (+91) 495 - 2420227, 2420327, Fax: 2421005, 
Email: chessindia@sancharnet.in 
Entries shall be closed on 16th June 2003.



* Wollongong Open  - Grand Prix Category 1
(30 minutes south of Waterfall in Sydney)
***100% of entry fees go to prizes***
3 equal sized rating divisions with
1st $200 2nd $100 for each.
(plus special division prizes on numbers)
28/29 June 2003, 7 round swiss, 60 mins + 10sec
Starts Saturday 9:30 sharp. Ends Sunday 3:30pm
$40 entry, Juniors and card holders $20
Contact Matthew Sweeney 4229 9107
email:  mhjs@bigpond.net.au
website:  http://members.ozemail.com.au/~jmazz/chess/wgong.htm
Venue:  Collegians Leagues Club, Cnr Princes HYW and Charlotte St,

* Adelaide Cup 
Weekend Chess Tournament
Saturday 17th and Monday 19th of May 2003
The Chess Centre of South Australia 10 Ranelagh St , Adelaide
Seven Rounds , Swiss Draw
Saturday : 12.30pm, 3.05pm,6.10pm, 8.45pm
Monday : 10.00am, 1.10pm ,and 3.45pm
Fischer Rapid - 60 minutes plus 10 secs a move 
First Prize $150 guaranteed Minimum - other prizes and junior trophies as 
determined by number of entries.
* Queen's Birthday
Weekend Chess Tournament
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of June 2003
The Chess Centre of South Australia 
10 Ranelagh Street , Adelaide
Saturday : 12.30pm, 3.05pm, and 5.40pm
Sunday : 12.30pm, 3.05pm, and 5.40pm
Six rounds , Swiss Draw
Fischer Rapid - 60 minutes plus 10 secs per move
First Prize Guaranteed $150 - other prizes and junior trophies as 
determined by entries
Enquiries to George Howard  0414 841 575

Tasmanian Chess Championship
Category  1
Jun 7-9
Contact  K.Bonham  (03) 6224 8487

NSW Open Championship
Category  3
Jun 7-9
Contact: P.Cassettari
0403 775476

Taree RSL June Open
Category 1
Jun 14-15
Contact Endel Lane  (02) 6559  9060

Gold Coast Open (Gold Coast CC)
Category 3
Jun 21-22
Contact Graeme Gardiner
(07) 5530 5794

Suncoast Caloundra Open
Category 3
Jun 28/29
Contact Bob Goodwin

University Open
Category  3
JUL 12-13
chess@adelaide.edu.au ph (08) 8303 3029 or 
andrew.saint@adelaide.edu.au ph  (08) 8332 3752

NSWCA August Weekender
Category  2
Aug 2-3
Contact P.Cassettari
0403 775476

Coal City Open
Category 2
Aug 9-10
Contact georgelithgow@idl.com.au

Father's Day Tournament
Category 2/3?
Sep 6-7
Contact:  David Cordover (03) 9576177 or 0411-877-833

Gold Coast Classic (Gold Coast CC)
Category 3
Sep 20-21
Contact Graeme Gardiner
(07) 5530 5794

12th. Redcliffe Challenge
Category 2
Sep 27-28
Contact Mark Stokes (07) 3205 6042

Tweed Open
Category  3
Oct 4-5
Contact Audie Pennefather

Laurieton Open
Category 1
Nov 1-2
Contact Endel Lane  (02) 6559  9060

November weekender
Category  1
Nov 1-2 or 1-3
Contact  K.Bonham  (03) 6224 8487

Gosford Open
Category 2
Nov 8-9
Contact Lachlan Yee

Taree RSL Spring Open
Category 1
Nov 15-16
Contact Endel Lane  (02) 6559  9060

NSWCA November Weekender
Category 2
Nov 22-23
0403 775476

X-Mas Swiss Tournament
Category 2-3?
December 20-21
Contact David Cordover (03) 9576177 or 0411-877-833


Best wishes till next time
- Paul Broekhuyse