St Kilda East & Caulfield Chess Club

In 2020 St Kilda Chess Club has continued to provide the general public the best opportunity there is in Austrlia to learn and play chess

CLUB ACTIVITIES TERM 1, 2021

Mondays

Dates: 1 February, 8/02, 15/02, 22/02, 1/03, 15/03, 22/03

Face to Face chess coaching 7.00pm to 7.30 pm adults and children together, 6 players maximum, $140 fee for term 1 includes 5 minutes private coaching (to go through one's game) Optional homework is included via email.

7.30pm - 9.00pm Face to Face club/social games ($80 annual membership, include Thursday membership as well, $5 casual attendance for not members, term membership $20 is available as well)

Tuesdays

Dates: 2 February, 9/02, 16/02, 23/02, 2/03, 16/03, 23/03

Online tournaments (chess.com) of the same format as in 2020 starting at 7.35pm Grand Prix points on the basis of 4 best results. No tournament or entry fee- $160 in cash prizes for Grand Prix

Online coaching 5.45pm to 6.15pm adults and children 6 players maximum. $140 Fee for term 1, Free club membership in term 1,5 minutes private coaching (to go through one's game) Optional homework is included via email

Thursdays

Dates: 4 February, 11/02, 18/02, 4/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03

7 Rounds Australian Chess Federation rated event. 24 players maximum $500 prize fund for the term 1 tournament with additional prize fund of $500 as the result of Grand Prix on a basis of 3 more tournaments (one 7 rounds tournament each school term in 2021 with Grand Prix points on the basis of 3 best results

Games will start at 7.30pm with time control to be confirmed but very likely to be an hour per game with 10 seconds per move increment. The time control will be confirmed when we get confirmation from the Australian Chess Federation regarding rating conditions

4 players with ACF rating 1800 or over will be invited with no membership or entry fees. Only 20 places are available for general public. Please contact me by Moonday 11 January 2021 to reserve your space. To play in the tournament you have to be a member of St Kilda Chess Club. The entry fee for the tournament is $40

Private online chess coaching is recommended, especially for juniors. This can be available at similar cost to group coaching if you wish. For more information please go to chess coaching Term 4, 2020; 8 tournaments 13 October, 20/10, 27/10, 10/11, 17/11, 24/11, 1/12, 8/12 No membership or entry fee to all online tournaments. Cash prizes are awarded on the basis of the best 5 results out of 8 tournaments in term 4. Please join chess.com (can be free of charge) and email michaelgluzmanIM@gmail.com Participants are offered two free prinvate online sessions with Interantional Master Michael Gluzman

Term 4 online tournaments Grand Prix 8 tournaments. Prizes; 1st -$50, 2nd-$30, 3rd-$20, Best Junior -$20, Rating B - $20, Rating C - $20 Small Prizes but recognition is what counts! FINAL STANDING Letter after rating indicates rating group

Name Rating Total Number Of Points Number of tournaments
Chessgame202 1816 A
490
6 $50
SlowBro99 1914 A
460
6 $30
squelingcave 1763 A
400
6 $20
Andy009 1781 A
380
8
Flynn1234 1420 B
380
8 $20 1ST GROUP B
chesspronoun03 260 B
260
8$20 BEST JUNIOR
Theboidos 1443 B
250
7
KUTTI3_0 1552 A
235
8
EnchanteredAntira 1546 A
210
6
NewspaceB 1076 C
210
8$20 1ST GROUP C
scandin9 1864 A
185
3
yuckychess 1151 C
185
7
IceWelder 1231 B
170
5
midnightsurfer 1271 B
145
8
bambach 1553 A
95
4
MauriceHennessy 1327 B
70
8
Suzana666 1242 B
55
7
RobHennessy 1017 C
45
8
ykssapsspassky 1316 B
45
2
Shoguta 1211 C
30
1
RogerW2020 1024 C
30
5
LachlanSD 571 C
20
4
mattj369 1033 C
20
3
Stav2006 1219 C
15
3
HuangTam 1256 B
5
1
mahesh_rohira 1084 C
5
1

Grand Prix-(11 online tournaments in term 3, 2020 with 6 best results go towards grand prix points)1st -100 points, 2nd-90 points, 3rd-80 points, 4th-70 points, 5th-60 points, 6th - 50 points,7th- 40 points,8th-30 points, 9th-20 points and 10th -10 points. 1st prize in Grand Prix - $50, 2nd -$30, 3rd - $20, Best Junior - $20 If you are interested in sponsoring Term 4 2020 Grand Prix please call 0425 887 218 Great benefits and value for sponsors are offered

Final standing in Term 3 online tournaments Grand Prix 11 tournaments. 38 players took part, first 10 places are displayed. Prizes first: Chessgame 202 - $50, SlowBro99-$30, Scandin9-$20, Best junior - squelingcave-$20 Congratulations to all 38 players!

Name Total Number Of Points Number of tournaments
Chessgame202
550
6
SlowBro99
540
6
Scandin9
530
6
squelingcave
530
6
EnchantedAntira
440
6
Yuckychess
350
6
bambach
330
6
Flynn1234
280
6
MauriceHennnessy
270
6
Stav2006
260
6
Suzana666
260
6