Tuesday, 1 December 2015

2015 Wrap-Up

It has been another eventful year for the Chess Club. Here are the results of the competitions ran in 2015. Congratulations to the Winners and all who participated. Thanks to Bill Gletsos for the record-keeping and the Committee for another wonderful year.

Club Rapid Championship
1st Arthut Huynh
2nd Donato Mallari
3rd Christopher Ball
1st Norm Greenwood
=2nd Vince Chiara, James Hickey and Natharrel Sentiasa

Club Championship Handicap
A) Noptar Simamora
B) Jason Pan
C) Tereza Grbin and Les Mikolajczyk

Club Blitz Championship
1st Donato Mallari
2nd Christopher Ball
3rd Ted Wong

Bobby Fischer Cup
1st Arthur Huynh
2nd Donato Mallari
3rd Shane Dibley
1st Kevin Chan, Norm Greenwood and Joshua Mallari

Club Championship Finals
=1st Arthur Huynh and Donato Mallari
3rd Steven Liu
4th Robert Watson
5th Richard Galwey

Ryde Eastwood Classic
1st Christopher Ball
2nd Egon Cardenas
=3rd Tereza Grbin and Suranga Seneviratne
Division 2
1st Shane Dibley and Alan Marton
3rd Noptar Simamora

Monday, 30 November 2015

2015 Annual Presentation & Dinner

Dear Members,

You and your partner are invited to our annual presentation followed by dinner in the Golden Hawk Restaurant.
The presentation will start at 7.30pm on Wednesday 9th December in our chess room.
If you would like to come to dinner the cost would be:-
Member - $15
Partner - $35
The menu is attached, 
if you can organise a group of 4 or more and you are seated together you can order the banquet menu, otherwise you must order from the set course menu.
There will also be a children’s menu, if the member is a child and orders from the children’s menu there will be no charge. If your partner is a child and orders from the children’s menu the cost would be $10. I’ll issue the children’s menu shortly.
Please let me know ASAP if you wish to come to dinner and please pay Greig Edwards before 7.30pm Wednesday 9th December


Les Mikolajczyk

Monday, 12 October 2015

2015 Ryde-Eastwood Classic

Dear Members,
Our Ryde-Eastwood Classic competition starts on Wednesday, it is a long play comp with one game each Wednesday, there will be 7 rounds. If you wish to compete please let me know before 6.00pm on Tuesday.
Also the Finals of our Club Championship starts on Wednesday, the following players are in the Finals;
      Dick Galwey, Arthur Huynh, Steven Liu, Donato Mallari, Nathanael Sentiasa & Rob Watson.

Les Mikolajczyk

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

2015 Bobby Fischer Tournament

Dear Chess Club Members,

You are invited to play in the Bobby Fischer Tournament which starts on Wednesday, it is a rapid play competition with the time limit being 20min + 10sec per move, there will be 3 rounds per night,
If you wish to compete you must let me know before 6.00pm on Tuesday.
If you require any further details please let know?

Kind Regards,

Les Mikolajczyk

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

2015 NSWCA Grade Matches

Dear Members,

NSWCA is asking Chess Clubs to enter teams into their Grade Match Competition which starts at the end of May and finishes in July/August depending on the number of teams. There is likely to be 3 divisions based on ratings, an under 2100, under 1700 and an under 1500. Each team comprises of 4 players and at least one reserve. We can have more than one team in each division. The time limit is likely to be 90 min plus 10 sec per move for each player. If you are interested to play for a team please let me know.


Les Mikolajczyk

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Ryde-Eastwood Chess Club 2015 Club Championship Preliminary Rounds

Dear Chess Player’s,

Members of our Chess Club are invited to compete in the preliminary rounds of our club championship competition which starts on Wednesday. There will be one game played each Wednesday with a time limit of 40 move within 90 minutes plus 30 minutes to finish the game.
The competition will last for at least the next 8 weeks depending on the number of entries and all games will start at 7.30pm.
If wish to compete please let me know before 6.00pm on Tuesday.


Les Mikolajczyk

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Ryde-Eastwood 2015 Rapid Tournament

Dear Chess Players,
Our rapid play competition starts on Wednesday at 7.30pm, if you which to compete please let me know before Wednesday.
There will be nine 30min rounds in the competition, and there will be 3 rounds played each Wednesday.
If you wish to compete please let me know before 6.00pm on Tuesday
Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Ryde-Eastwood Chess Club 2015 AGM

Dear Chess Payers,

Happy New Year and Australia Day.
Our AGM will be held on Wednesday starting at 7.30pm. Attached is the Agenda for the meeting.
Hope to see you there.


Les Mikolajczyk

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Ryde-Eastwood Chess Club in 2015

The Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club Chess Club recommences in 2015 on January 28th at 7:30pm with the Club's Annual General Meeting. For the next following 3 weeks, there will be the Club's annual Rapid  tournament.

More information including the Calendar of Events for the year will be updated on this blog after the AGM.