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Bundaberg Chess Club Newsletter #99

Junior chess

The first round of the Wide Bay North Schools tournament organised by Gardiner Chess will be held at Walkervale State School on Wednesday March 11th.  Teams of four will represent their schools.  If you want to get practice ahead of this come to the year's first Sunday Children's tournament to be held on 23rd February from 9am at the club rooms at 80a Woongarra St.  Contact John or Elizabeth on 41520311.

  

BUNDABERG CHESS CLUB NEWSLETTER # 98

CLUB NIGHTS

The club meets at 6pm on Wednesdays in the U3A building at 80a Woongarra St and at 6.30pm on Tuesdays at the Bargara Golf Club. Social chess and a lightning tournament were held in the U3A clubroom on Wednesday 15/1/20. John and Keith were joint winners for the lightning. The first club night at Bargara for this year will be announced shortly. Both senior and junior players, experienced and beginners, are welcome to attend on club nights. The first night is free.

AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Southport School Australian Junior Chess Championships 2020 will commence this weekend –

18/1/20 – 26/1/20      The Southport School, Lupus Street, Southport

Organisers for the event are Shaun Curtis and Andrew Fitzpatrick. At present there are approximately 220 players registered. More details can be found on the Chess Assn of Qld website under coming events.

CHESS SETS

New chess sets can be purchased from the club for a reasonable $28 each. The sets include tournament size fold up board with pieces and bags.

CLUB CONTACTS

Mobile                           0428367662

Bargara            Iain on   0402020488

Post                                PO Box 2906, Bundaberg, Q 4670

Email                              [email protected]

Its all happening!

Regards, Phil Mulholland, VP/Secretary