ACF MEDALS AND AWARDS – news

Hi All

ACF FUNDING SUPPORT PROGRAM:

The deadline for applications in respect of activities commencing between 1 March and 31 August is 31 December 2021.
Applications and reports must be endorsed by the ACF-affiliated State Association concerned and provide the the information specified in the relevant form, including the schedule for the activity and statements of expected and actual income and expenditure.

Email executive@auschess.org.au for further information and forms.

ACF MEDALS AND AWARDS

Nominations are invited for:

Steiner Medal and Award – Australian Player of the Year 2021

This medal is to be awarded to the Australian player who has made the greatest impact, not necessarily the highest -rated – it is for the most notable achievement during 2021 and may be awarded to the same person an unlimited number of times.
Deadline is 5 January 2022.

Arlauskas Medal and Award – Australian under 16 Player of the Year 2021.

This medal is awarded on the same basis as the Steiner Medal but The Arlauskas Medal may not be won by the same player more than twice.
Deadline is 5 January 2022.

Viner Medal and Award – Australian Senior Player of the Year 2021

The Viner Medal is awarded on the same basis as the Steiner Medal, but limited in this instance, to players born in or before 1971.
Deadline 5 January 2022.

Koshnitsky Medal. Note Deadline is fast approaching for this award!

This medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to Australian chess administration at a national or state level.

Deadline for Koshnitsky Medal is very soon – 1 November 2021.

More details on all medals can be found in the recent October 23 ACF Newsletter. You can find a link to this ACF Newsletter in Chesschat.

Regards Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136


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FINAL STANDINGS AFTER 6 ROUNDS OF PLAY in the 2021 Qld. Seniors

=1st Allan Fossey, John Myers, Tony Dowden and Oleg Korenevski All on 4.5/6

=5th George Warta, Bruce Holliday and Tony Weller – 4/6

=8th Peter Cronin and Paul Summers – 3.5/6

=10th George Lester, Don Hamilton, Rex Scarf and Craig Stewart – 3/6

=14th Mathew Juszczynski, David Haylett, Mark C Stokes, Aurel John Buciu and Eddie Ottschoffski – 2.5/6

=19th Bruce Littleboy and Jim Ritchie – 2/6

21st Rob Joyce – 1.5/6

=22nd Louis Willemse and Peter Bender – 1/6


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RCC Spring Swiss results Rd. 3

AIDEN BRADY 1-0 TYSON WALKER

JAI TURNER 1-0 FILIP SIMIC

AUREL JOHN BUCIU 1-0 ROMAN MOUZOVATKINE

ALLAN FOSSEY 1-0 VICTOR DAVIDOVICI

OWEN SHEN 1-0 TONY WELLER

NIKOLA MALJKOVIC 0-1 MARK C STOKES

BOB GOODWIN 1-0 SIMON LEVY

NATHAN HOPKINS 0-1 REX SCARF

CHRIS BASIACO 0-1 JEEVA PRAVEEN

BRAEDEN LEVY 0-1 TONY McROBERTS

MATTHEW POLLARD 1-0 ETHAN CHEN

BEN GOODWIN 1-0 LUKW TWOMEY

BYES: TOM MAGUIRE, BRODIE MCCLYMONT, COLIN DOUGHERTY, DON HAMILTON, LACHLAN WANG, MAX KERSHAW, LUKE GOODWIN, ZAC GRAY, KINGSTON WANG, PJ BARGO, BRAD SACHSE.

See you all for R4 of the Spring Swiss next Wednesday night, October 27.

If you still need to pay your tournament entry fee of $20 for adults or $6 for Juniors, make a direct deposit into the Redcliffe Chess Club’s Westpac account- BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051. Use your name as the reference.

Regards Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136 3205 6042


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Spring Swiss – Romane v Allan

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Spring Swiss results Rd. 1

1. AIDEN BRADY 1-0 PJ BARGO

2. NIKOLA MALJKOVIC 0-1 TYSON WALKER

3. ALLAN FOSSEY 1-0 SIMON LEVY

4. BRAD SACHSE 1-0 TONY WELLER

5. FILIP SIMIC 1-0 CHRIS BASIACO

6. NATHAN HOPKINS 0-1 VICTOR DAVIDOVICI

7. DON HAMILTON 1-0 ETHAN CHEN

8. COLIN DOUGHERTY 0-1 MARK C STOKES

9. BOB GOODWIN 1-0 BRAEDEN LEVY 0

10. STEVE DODD 0-1 ROMAN MOUZOVATKINE

11. REX SCARF 1-0 LUKE GOODWIN

12. ZAC DAY 0.5-0.5 TONY MCROBERTS

BYES: Tom Maguire, Owen Shen, Max Kershaw, Sheryl Vacarro, Jeeva Praveen and Jai Turner.

Please remember to pay your $20 Adults or $6 Juniors entry fee for this 6 round Spring Swiss into the City of Redcliffe Chess Club Westpac Account, using your name as the reference:

BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051

Players turning 50 years of age or older are able to enter the CAQ Qld Senior Chess Championship on Saturday October 23 and Sunday October 24 at St Josephs Catholic Primary School Staff Room, Phillips Street, Bracken Ridge. Get full entry details NOW off the CAQ Website under Coming Events: www.caq.org.au

See you for R2 of the Spring Swiss on Wednesday night October 13 before 8pm!

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136


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Final results for Norm Braybrooke Classic 2021

FINAL STANDINGS OF THE 6 ROUND 2021 NORM BRAYBROOKE CLASSIC

1 TOM MAGUIRE 5.5

2. AIDEN BRADY 4.5

2. TONY WELLER 4.5

4. JAI TURNER 4

5. MARK C STOKES 3.5

5. NIKOLA MALJKOVIC 3.5

5. BRADLEY SACHSE 3.5

5. JEEVA PRAVEEN 3.5

9. ALLAN FOSSEY 3

9. TONY MCROBERTS 3

9. TYSON WALKER 3

12. ROMAN MOUZOVATKINE 2.5

12. MAX KERSHAW 2.5

14. OWEN SHEN 2

14. SIMON LEVY 2

14. BOB GOODWIN 2

14. ZAC GRAY 2

14. VICTOR DAVIDOVICI 2

19. CHRIS BASIACO 1.5

19. BRAEDEN LEVY 1.5

19. MAX PHILLIPS 1.5

19. ETHAN CHEN 1.5

23. COLIN DOUGHERTY 1

23. NATHAN HOPKINS 1

23. SHERYL VACCARO 1

26. PJ BARGO 0.5

27. ZAC PHOENIX 0.5

28. LUKE GOODWIN 0.5

Round 6 results of the Norm Braybrooke Classic played on Wednesday night September 29 2021:

1. MARK C STOKES 0-1 TOM MAGUIRE

2. AIDEN BRADY 1-0 JAI TURNER

3. TYSON WALKER 0-1 TONY WELLER

4. NIKOLA MALJKOVIC 0.5 – 0.5 TONY MCROBERTS

5. JEEVA PRAVEEN 1-0 SIMON LEVY

6. ALLAN FOSSEY 1-0 ZAC GRAY

7. VICTOR DAVIDOVICI 1-0 ETHAN CHEN

8. NATHAN HOPKINS 0-1 ROMAN MOUZOVATKINE

9. CHRIS BASIACO 0-1 MAX PHILLIPS

10. ZAC PHOENIX 0.5-0.5 PJ BARGO


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Amended RCC Calendar for the rest of 2021

Redcliffe Chess Club will run the 2021 Spring Swiss over 6 weeks from Wednesday night October 6 to Wednesday night November 10.

Redcliffe Chess Club will run the 2021 Redcliffe Chess Club Championship over 6 weeks from Wednesday night November 17 to Wednesday night December 22.

The Redcliffe Chess Club will hold its 2021 AGM at 7:30pm on Wednesday night December 22, just before the last round of the 2021 Redcliffe Chess Club Championship.

Redcliffe Chess Club will close for the year after the final round of the Club Championship on Wednesday night December 22 and re-open in 2022 with a six round Summer Swiss on Wednesday night January 19.

MARK C STOKES 0431 419 136


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Breaking News! Queenslander 2nd in World Championships!

In the 1950s, Myra Cook from Yeppoon came 2nd in the World Women’s Correspondence Championships.
She also won Queensland’s 1st Women’s Championships in 1970.
Cecil Purdy won the World Correspondence Championships.
Is Myra, Queensland’s highest ever placing chess player?
Source: AWCL Bulletin November 1985. Also from Qld Chess Vol. 1 Number 1. July 1959.
Does anyone have any copies of Qld. Chess from the 1950s and 1960s?


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Sept. 2021 Junior Ratings updated.

Please let me know if there are any errors in the list.
kerrycorker@yahoo.com.au


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Queensland Championship 2021 – Featuring the man who beat GM Benko!

Hi
Entries for the 2021 Qld Chess Championship at Grace Lutheran College Buchanan St Rothwell from Thursday night September 30 to Monday October 4 include: Stephen Solomon, Yi Liu, Dusan Stojic, Bruce Holliday, Aiden Brady, Ross Lam, Micah Young, Byron Morris, Jayden Ooi, Shafiuddin Aanan, Alexavier Ly-Liu, Jonathan Lo, Ben Peach and Tyson Walker.

You can join in too if you enter by 5pm this Wednesday September 29!

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136

PS GM Benko had a plus score against Bobby Fischer! – Go Bruce!


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