The 2016 ANU Chess Festival begins today (29 July 2016), with the 2016 ACT Teams Blitz event at King O'Malley's Bar in Canberra City. This event is for teams of 2 players and starts at 6pm. Entry is free, teams can be formed on the spot, and there is $250 in prizes.
Tomorrow and Sunday (30/31 July) sees the ANU Open and Minor, at the ANU School of Art. This 7 round swiss has already attracted a number of strong players (IM's Ikeda, Brown and Jones), all fighting for the $1000 first prize.
Then on Tuesday and Wednesday (2nd/3rd August) the ANU Schools Championship is being held at University House ANU.
There will be live DGT coverage of the ANU Open over the weekend. Head over to http://tournaments.streetchess.net/anu2016/ to see the latest tournament results, plus games from the top 4 boards from 10 am tomorrow.