CrossTable after R3 Lou Wilkinson Mem Jai 3/3, Allan 2.5, Elizabeth 2.5, Shane 2.5, + 7 players on 2/3

It’s time! It’s time to enter the 59th Peninsula Open in the F and J Blocks of Grace Lutheran College, Buchanan Street, Rothwell on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23. See the attached flyer for full entry details.

The week after the Peninsula Open has the 3 tournaments in one Gold Coast Open, The Premier for players with an ACF of 1700 or higher, the Major for players under 1800 ACF and the Minor, for players under 1200 ACF. See the Gardiner Chess Website for full details:

events@gardinerchess.com.au

For Juniors, the Qld Junior Chess Championships will be held from July 2 to July 5 at King’s Christian College Pimpama, with U8, U12, U14, U16 and U18 Divisions. There are trophies, Titles and Cash Prizes for all Divisions. For enquiries contact :

shauncurtis1994@gmail.com OR

scooke@kingscollege.qld.edu.au OR

jackrodgerschess@gmail.com

Other Upcoming Events like the Bundaberg Open on August 10 and August 11, the Queensland Seniors on November 16 and November 17 and the big QWCL Christmas Special on December 14 and December 15 can be viewed now on the CAQ Inc Website under Coming Events:

www.caq.org.au

Jai Turner has taken the sole lead after 3 rounds of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial with 3 out of 3 – Jai defeated Nikola Maljkovic in R1, Chris Basiaco in R2 and Austin Hamilton in R3. Allan Fossey, Elizabeth Williams and Shane McNicholl are all just half a point behind Jai on 2.5/3 and another 7 players are on 2/3.

Rohan Pyne is putting up some of our Wednesday night games on the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Website and you can check them out on our website: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au Elizabeth Williams interesting exchange sac from R3 is well worth a look.

Don’t forget the Wednesday night after next, on Wednesday night June 5, Jai Turner is running a one night only Chess 960 or Fischer Random night with games played at 10 minutes each plus 5 seconds a move and the entry fee for this event is just a gold coin donation. You can practice playing Chess 960 on both Chess.com and Li Chess. This gold coin donation entry fee will be added on to our Club’s $100 promised donation to the ACF Olympiad Appeal. You too can donate individually to this ACF Olympiad Appeal to help get our Open and Womens Teams to the 45th FIDE Olympiad in Budapest in September at this link:

https://acfappeal.aunz.org

Here are our Open and Womens Teams:

Open: 1. GM Temur Kuybokarov WA 2752 ACF / 2600 FIDE
2. GM Bobby Cheng VIC 2651 ACF / 2583 FIDE
3. IM Rishi Sardana ACT 2595 ACF/ 2477 FIDE
4. GM Zong-Juan Zhao NSW 2570 ACF/ 2485 FIDE
5. GM David Smerdon QLD 2521/ACF/2480 FIDE

Womens: 1. WGM Julia Ryjanova VIC 2279 ACF/2255 FIDE
2. WGM Jilin Zhang NSW 2267 ACF/2155 FIDE
3. WFM Giang Thu Nguyen SA 2130 ACF/2068 FIDE
4. Zhiyuan Shen VIC 2045 ACF/1974 FIDE
5. WFM Alaina Vincent NSW 1954 ACF/1964 FIDE

Regards Mark C Stokes Redcliffe Chess Club Inc President 0431 419 136 markcstokes@hotmail.com

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Minutes from last meeting. Meeting held on Wed night May 15 2024

Hi All

Please find attached the minutes of our Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Committee Meeting held on Wednesday night May 15 at 6:30pm in F Block.

Jai has now made a flyer for the Chess 960 night ( or Fischer Random ) on Wednesday night June 5 too. I will forward that out to everyone by email soon – Thank you Jai for running this event!

I have also attached the flyer for the 59th Peninsula Open Chess Week Ender on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 here at Rothwell – Remember 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Members can enter for just $20! So do not miss it – Enter now!

Cheers Mark C Stokes Redcliffe Chess Club Inc President 0431 419 136

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Crosstable after R2 of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial played on Wed night May 15

If you missed R1 and R2, you can still join in for R3 with a half point bye for R1 and R2 – just be in the F Block of Grace Lutheran Rothwell by 7:30pm next Wednesday night May 22.

Thank you to the many players who have already paid their $20 Adult Entry Fee or $6 Junior Entry fee for this 6 round Wednesday night Swiss. If you still need to pay your entry fee, just Direct Deposit the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Westpac Account using your name as the reference: BSB – 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER – 070051

I have also attached the entry form for our Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Weekender on June 22 and June 23 – Remember 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Members can enter this tournament for just $20 – an absolute bargain! Do not miss it.

The CAQ Inc Website has lots of Upcoming Events on it – check them out: www.caq.org.au

See you on Wednesday night May 22 at 7:30pm for R2 of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial.

And don’t forget to check out the Redcliffe Chess Club Website too: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136 markcstokes@hotmail.com

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AGENDA REDCLIFFE CHESS CLUB INC COMMITTEE MEETING WED MAY 15 6:30PM F BLOCK

AGENDA FOR THE REDCLIFFE CHESS CLUB INC COMMITTEE MEETING WED MAY 15 2024 in F Block.

The City of Redcliffe Chess Club Inc is, on and from the thirteenth day of December 2022 incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981. Our Incorporation Number is IA4583468.

1. ATTENDANCE and APOLOGIES
2. ACCEPTANCE of Minutes of Previous Committee Meeting
3. PRESIDENT’s REPORT
4. TREASURER’s REPORT
5. CORRESPONDENCE
6. GENERAL BUSINESS

a) New Office of Fair Trading Regulations from July 1 2024
Incorporated associations must disclose remuneration paid and any benefits given to committee members, senior staff and their relatives at their Annual General Meeting.
b) follow the grievance procedure in the model rules to resolve disputes or include a compliant grievance procedure in your own rules.
c) Open or Close on State of Origin Wednesday nights – G1 Wed June 5, G2 Wed June 26, G3 Wed July 17.
d) Accept Kerry Corker’s resignation from Committee. ( Rohan Pyne has kindly stepped in to update our Club Website regularly once Kerry decided to stop doing so.)
e) Government Grants eg Ausbuild Community Fund (Moreton Bay) Grant Program.
f) Donation to ACF Olympiad Fund – 2024 45th FIDE Olympiad in Budapest R1 Sept 11 to R11 Sept 22 2024. ACF will match all contributions on a dollar for dollar basis.
g)Any other general business.

7. TIME and DATE of next COMMITTEE MEETING

Mark C Stokes 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Inc President 0431 419 136 markcstokes@hotmail.com


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Crosstable after R1 of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial played on Wed night May 8

We have 10 equal leaders, all on 1/1, after R1 of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial! See below crosstable for all scores after R1.

If you missed R1, you can still join in for R2 with a half point bye for R1 – just be in the F Block of Grace Lutheran Rothwell by 7:30pm next Wednesday night May 15.

Thank you to the many players who have already paid their $20 Adult Entry Fee or $6 Junior Entry fee for this 6 round Wednesday night Swiss. If you still need to pay your entry fee, just Direct Deposit the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Westpac Account using your name as the reference: BSB – 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER – 070051

I have also attached the entry form for our Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Weekender on June 22 and June 23 – Remember 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Members can enter this tournament for just $20 – an absolute bargain! Do not miss it.

The CAQ Inc Website has lots of Upcoming Events on it – check them out: www.caq.org.au

You can view some great games from the recent huge 2024 Darling Downs Open in Toowoomba, including games by the joint winners GM David Smerdon and Jack Rodgers, who defeated David in R8, at this website:

https://livechess.aunz.net

See you on Wednesday night May 15 at 7:30pm for R2 of the 2024 Lou Wilkinson Memorial.

If you have any items for our Club Committe Meeting at 6:30pm on Wednesday night May 15, email our Secretary Max Kershaw at: maxkershaw@bigpond.com

And don’t forget to check out the Redcliffe Chess Club Website too: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136 markcstokes@hotmail.com

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REDCLIFFE CHESS CLUB COMMITTEE MEETING WED MAY 15 6:30PM F BLOCK GRACE LUTHERAN COLL

The next City of Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday night May 15 at 6:30pm in the F Block of Grace Lutheran College, Buchanan Street, Rothwell.

If you would like anything put on the Agenda, please email our Club Secretary Max Kershaw : maxkershaw@bigpond.com

Redcliffe Chess Club Inc’s next Weekender, the 59th Peninsula Open, is not too far away now – it’s on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 and 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Members can play for just $20! It will be ACF and QJ rated and played with 60 minutes on the clock, with 20 seconds added each move from move 1. See the attached entry form.

The following weekend has the 3 Tournaments of the Gold Coast Open on at the Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre, 833 Nerang Southport Rd, Nerang. The 9 round Premier starts on Thursday June 27 and finishes on Monday July 1. You must have a minimum of ACF 1700 or FIDE 1800 to enter the Premier. The 7 round Major, for players U1800 ACF, is on from Friday June 28 to Sunday June 30. The 7 round Minor, for players U1200 ACF, is on from Friday June 28 to Sunday June 30. Early bird entry is available till Friday May 31. See the CAQ Website for full details : www.caq.org.au

The 2024 Qld Junior Chess Championships are on from Tuesday July 2 to Friday July 5 at King’s Christian College, Pimpama. There will be many divisions: U8, U12, U14, U16 and U18. There are Trophies, Titles and Cash Prizes for all divisions. For enquiries on the Queensland Juniors contact: shauncurtis1994@gmail.com OR scooke@kingscollege.qld.edu.au OR jackrodgerschess@gmail.com Entry forms will be at the Club for the Juniors on Wednesday night!

You can get full details of the 2024 Brisbane Chess Club Sunday May 19th Rapid Swiss Event, plus full details of the Bundaberg Open on August 10 and 11 and full details of the 2024 Qld Seniors Chess Championship on November 16 and 17 here at Rothwell on the CAQ Website under Coming Events too: www.caq.org.au

Rohan Pyne has also recently updated our Club Website so have a look at it: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au

See you on Wednesday night!

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136


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PLAY THE LOU WILKINSON MEM R1 7:30pm WED MAY 8 6 ROUND SWISS at Redcliffe Chess Cl Rothwell

Come and play the REDCLIFFE CHESS CLUB Inc ACF and QJ rated 2024 LOU WILKINSON MEMORIAL!

ROUND 1: 7:30pm WEDNESDAY MAY 8 2024. It’s a 6 round Swiss with an Accelerated Draw.

VENUE: F BLOCK, GRACE LUTHERAN COLLEGE, BUCHANAN ST, ROTHWELL. Park near school swimming pool.

TOURNAMENT NAME: 2024 LOU WILKINSON MEMORIAL

NUMBER OF ROUNDS: 6

BYES: Up to 2 half point byes available in rounds 1 to 5. No half point bye for R6.

TIME CONTROL: 60 minutes each + 20 seconds a move Juniors may elect to play 30 min + 30 seconds.

RATINGS: ACF and QJ Rated

HOW TO ENTER: Adults need to direct deposit $20 and Juniors under 18 need to deposit $6 into the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Westpac Account using your name as the reference:

BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051

ENQUIRIES: Ring or Text Mark C Stokes on: 0431 419 136


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Crosstable after Night 2 (final night) of Allegro played on Wed night May 1.

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Crosstable after Night 1 of Allegro played on Wed night April 24. 3 more games next Wed May 1.

We have two leaders of our Allegro Tournament after night 1 played on Wednesday night April 24: Jai Turner and Daniel Woodrow! They are both on 3 out of 3, with 3 games to go next Wednesday night, May 1. See the attached crosstable below.

If you still need to pay your $6 Adult entry Fee OR $2 Junior Entry Fee for this two night Allegro Tournament, please Direct Deposit the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Westpac Account: BSB: 734208 Account Number:070051 – Use your name as the reference.

Also attached to this email is the 59th Peninsula Open WeekEnder on Saturday June 22 and Sunday 23 and 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Members can enter for just $20, an absolute bargain, so do not forget to enter it!

Rohan has also updated our Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Website so have a look: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au

The CAQ Inc Website also has a number of very good Upcoming Events up so check them out too: www.caq.org.au

See you next Wednesday night May 1 for Night 2 of our Allegro Tournament, where rounds 4 to 6 will be played! Be there by 7:30pm please.

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136

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CROSSTABLE AFTER ROUNDS 1-3 of ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIPS

We currently have two equal leaders on 3/3 after night 1 of our 2-night, 6-round Allegro (15 mins + 3 secs/move) championship; Jai Turner and Daniel Woodrow. Close on their heals are 11(!) players on 2/3. The tournament concludes with Rounds 4-6 next Wednesday night, May 1. See you there!

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2 WED NIGHTS IN A ROW 24/04/24 and 01/05/24 ALLEGRO CHESS 3 rounds each night 15mins + 3 secs

You are invited to play in the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc 2024 Allegro Chess Tournament over the next 2 Wednesday nights!

Tournament : 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Allegro Tournament over 2 consecutive Wednesday nights.

Dates: Wednesday night April 24 and Wednesday night May 1. Be there by 7:30pm each night please!

Time Control: 15 minutes each player plus 3 seconds a move

Number of Rounds: 3 rounds each Wednesday night, so 6 rounds in all – Accelerated Swiss Pairings!

Entry Fee: Adults: $6 Juniors under 18 years: $2

How to pay: Direct Deposit the Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Westpac Account using your name as the reference:

BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051

Hope to see you this Wednesday night April 24 by 7:30pm in the F Block of Grace Lutheran College, Buchanan Street, Rothwell, for the first 3 rounds of our Allegro Chess Tournament.

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136

PS Check our Redcliffe Chess Club Website for the final crosstable after 6 rounds of the 2024 Viv Greenelsh Memorial. A hearty congratulations to Max Phillips for convincingly winning this event with 5.5/6! The website link is:

NEWS

PPS: Check out lots of great Upcoming Chess Tournaments on the CAQ Inc Website under Coming Events:
www.caq.org.au

Redcliffe Chess Club Inc’s own weekender, the 59th Peninsula Open, is on soon too: Sat June 22 and Sun June 23! Circle those dates on your calendar or diary now! See the attached flyer. 2024 Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Members may enter for just $20!
See the attached entry form for full details of the 59th Peninsula Open.


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R6 CROSSTABLE VIV GREENELSH MEMORIAL

Congratulations to Max Phillips who recently took out the Viv Greenelsh Memorial with a clear-first 5.5/6 score. Well done Max! Please see final crosstable below this post. Next up is our Allegro championships starting Wednesday night 24 April.

Remember to put Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 in your Diary now – That’s when you can play in the 59th Peninsula Open for just $20 as a Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Member! See the attached entry form for full details.

Another great event not to miss is the 2024 Darling Downs Open in Toowoomba in early May, with $30 000 in sponsorship from Byron Capital, making it the biggest prizemoney tournament/s in all of Australia this year! See www.darlingdownsopen.com.au for full details.

Home – Darling Downs Open
We are super excited to be bringing you the 2024 Byron Capital Darling Downs Open with bigger prize money and opportunities for GM and IM Norms.
www.darlingdownsopen.com.au

The 2024 Gold Coast Open is another fantastic upcoming tournament; Thursday 27 June – Monday 1 July for the 9-Round (90 mins + 30 secs/move) Premier division or Friday 28 June – Sunday 30 June for the 7-Round (60 mins + 30 secs/move) Major (Under 1800 ACF) and Minor (Under 1200 ACF) divisions. More info and registration here: https://gardinerchess.com.au/gold-coast-open/

Thank you to the many players who have already paid their Adult Entry Fee of $6 OR the $2 Entry Fee for Juniors under 18 for our upcoming Wednesday night 24 April 6-round Allegro championships (15 mins + 3 secs/move across two Wednesday nights 24 April and 1 May respectively).

If you still need to pay your entry fee for this event, please Direct Deposit our Redcliffe Chess Club Westpac Account using your name as the reference:

BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051

See you next Wednesday night for R1-3 of the Allegro championship! If you need a bye, text Mark before 7:30pm please!

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136

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R5 CROSSTABLE VIV GREENELSH MEMORIAL

Cross table after Round 5 of current tournament: Viv Greenelsh Memorial.

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Peninsula Open 2024


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R2 CROSSTABLE VIV GREENELSH MEMORIAL

We have just players on a perfect score of 2/2 after 2 rounds of the 2024 Viv Greenelsh Memorial – Jonathan Jones and Braeden Levy. But with 4 rounds to go and no less than 11 players breathing down their necks on 1.5/2, it is anyone’s guess who will emerge the winner. Rohan Pyne is putting some of our games up on the Redcliffe Chess Club Website so check it out: https://redcliffechessclub.com.au If you play a good game, send me a photo of your scoresheet to me and Rohan will be happy to put the game up.

Remember to put Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 in your Diary now – That’s when you can play in the 59th Peninsula Open for just $20 as a Redcliffe Chess Club Inc Member! See the attached entry form for full details.

Another great event not to miss is the 2024 Darling Downs Open in Toowoomba in early May, with $30 000 in sponsorship from Byron Capital, making it the biggest prizemoney tournament/s in all of Australia this year! See www.darlingdownsopen.com.au for full details.

Home – Darling Downs Open
We are super excited to be bringing you the 2024 Byron Capital Darling Downs Open with bigger prize money and opportunities for GM and IM Norms.
www.darlingdownsopen.com.au
Easter is just 2 weeks away, but you still have time to enter the famous 2024 Doeberl Cup in Canberra if you are quick – once again there are tournaments for all players : https://www.doeberlcup.com.au Mark C Stokes and Jai Turner have entered this event.

Or just after the Doeberl Cup finishes, you could decide to play in the 2024 Melbourne International – Tony Weller has decided to play in this one. See https://melbourneio.com.au for full details.

Thank you to the many players who have already paid their Adult Entry Fee of $20 OR the $6 Entry Fee for Juniors under 18 for our current Wednesday night 6 round Swiss, the 2024 Viv Greenelsh Memorial. If you still need to pay your entry fee for this event, please Direct Deposit our Redcliffe Chess Club Westpac Account using your name as the reference:

BSB: 734208 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 070051

See you next Wednesday night for R3! If you need a bye, text Mark before 7:30pm please!

Cheers Mark C Stokes 0431 419 136

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